Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence. In the MuseumsQuartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists.
Area: 414.6 km²
Population: 1.868 million (2017) United Nations
Postal code: 1xx0 (xx = district number); 1300 (airport); 1400 (United Nations); other 1yyy (postal boxes);
Elevation: 151 (Lobau) – 542 (Hermannskogel) m (495–1,778 ft)
Did you know: Vienna is the ninth-most densely populated European Union city proper (4,556 people per km²).