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Vienna
Wien
Left–richt, top–bottom: Rathaus, Schloss Schönbrunn, Riesenrad, Staatsoper, Stephansdom, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Stephansplatz, Sachertorte, Johann-Strauß-Denkmal, Sezession, Donau City, Hundertwasserhaus

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Vienna is located in Austria
Vienna
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Location o Vienna in Austrick
Coordinates: 48°12′32″N 16°22′21″E / 48.20889°N 16.37250°E / 48.20889; 16.37250
Country Banner o Austrick Austrick
State Wien
Government
 • Mayor Michael Häupl (SPÖ)
 • Vice-Mayor Maria Vassilakou (Grüne)
Area
 • City 414.65 km2 (160.10 sq mi)
 • Land 395.26 km2 (152.61 sq mi)
 • Water 19.39 km2 (7.49 sq mi)
Elevation 151 (Lobau) – 542 (Hermannskogel) m (495–1,778 ft)
Population (2011)
 • City 1,731,236 Increase
 • Density 4,002.2/km2 (10,366/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,983,836
 • Metro ca. 2,419,000
  Statistik Austria,[1] VCÖ – Mobilität mit Zukunft[2]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.wien.gv.at

Vienna (German: Wien) is the caipital ceety o Austrick, a naition in central Europe. It is the name gien tae the local admeenistrative territory. The ceety ligs on the river Danube, ane o the maist important rivers in central an eastren Europe. It haes a population o 1.7 million fowk, an is situate juist ower the mairch fae the caipital o Slovakie; Bratislava. Tradeetionally Vienna wis the frontier brig atween the Germanic an Slavic fowks that it bides tae this day.

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Later, Vienna wad become the admeenistrative centre o a muckle, multi-lingual empire; the kinrick o Austro-Hungary. Wi bonny baroque airchitectur, an a taste for aw things regal (like horse buggies, palaces, an famous cakes an confectionar), Vienna is a popular tourist attraction.

The ceety haes a guid trainsport infrastructur; wi baith trams an a metro servin commuters. The maist weel-kent attraction is Stephansdom (a muckle mediaeval kirk wi a kenspeckle ruif), an the palace o Schönbrunn. A modren maun-see wad be the Hundertwasserhaus, a heich hoose designed bi Austrian airtist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

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