Vienna is the national capital, the largest city, and one of the nine states of Austria. In addition, Vienna is the Austrian most populous city, with a two million population in a small area. It contains nearly one-third of the country’s population. Furthermore, It is the 6th largest city in the European Union by population.
Until the start of the 20th century, it was the largest German-speaking city in the world. But after the splitting of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in World War 1, this city had about two million of population. Furthermore, today, it is the second largest German Speaking city in the world after Berlin.
Vienna hosts many large organizations, including the United Nations, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), and OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe).
Landscape of Vienna
Vienna lies in the eastern part of Austria. This city had located alongside the river. Its basin has linked north and south the amber route and east and west along the Danube. Also, it was a nodal point of ancient trade and military routes. It has surrounded by the borders of Czech, Hungary, and Slovakia.
This city lies between the foothills of the Alps, and the Carpathian protects it from climatic influences. The weather in this city comes from the north and southeast. North brings cool summers and warm winters. On the other hand, the southeast brings the heat in summer and cold in winter.
City of Music
Vienna is known as the “City of Music” because it is famous for its musical legacy. This country produces many famous classical musicians such as Beethoven and Mozart. Furthermore, it still lives up to its reputation as the capital of classical music in the world.
City of Dreams
Vienna is also said to be the “City of Dreams” because it was the home of the first psychoanalyst in the world.