Vienna Country: Austria
Vienna By The Numbers:
Population: 1.5 million (city), 2.3 million (metropolitan)
Elevation: 190 meters/623 feet
Average Annual Rainfall: 61 cm/24 in
Average Annual Snowfall: 25 cm/10 in
Average January Temperature: -1°C/31°F
Average July Temperature: 20°C/68°F
Electricity: 220 V, 50 Hz, standard two pin plugs
Time Zone: +1 GMT
Country Dialing Code: +43
Area Code: 01
Vienna's Zentralfriedhof (central cemetery) is Europe's second largest cemetery with 2.5 square kilometers/1 square miles.
Twice as many people are buried at the Zentralfriedhof than actually live within the city limits of Vienna.
All of Vienna's bike lanes add up to a total length of 1,000 kilometers/620 miles.
Did You Know?
The city is the setting for Graham Greene's novel The Third Man (later an award-winning film directed by Carol Reed and starring Joseph Cotton and Orson Welles).
Vienna was home to many world-renowned celebrities and artists, such as: Gustav Klimt (painter), Siegmund Freud (psychologist), Arthur Schnitzler (author), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Strauß and Gustav Mahler (musicians).