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State of Vienna Tourist Information, Hotel Accommodation and Travel Guide

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Vienna is both the capital of Austria and one of the nine states in the country. The state is actually the city itself with its belonging areas. The population of the state (and the city) is 1 651 437 people which makes it the largest state in terms of population. At the same time the state Vienna is the smallest state in Austria with territory of only 415 sq km. The state is actually surrounded by the state Lower Austria. It is also near the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.

Vienna State Map
Vienna is the seat of many offices of the United Nations, including the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law's.

Vienna parliament

Vienna is separated into 23 districts - Innere Stadt (city centre), Leopoldstadt, Landstraße, Wieden, Margareten, Mariahilf, Neubau, Josefstadt, Alsergrund, Favoriten, Simmering, Meidling, Hietzing, Penzing, Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus, Ottakring, Hernals, Währing, Döbling, Brigittenau, Floridsdorf, Donaustadt and Liesing.
Vienna is also the economical and cultural center of Austria and thus it offers a really great variety of attraction for every taste. Here are some of them:

  • St. Stephen's Cathedral;
  • Churches - Augustinerkirche Church, Karlskirche church, Michaelerkirche Church and more;
  • Palaces - Apostolic Nunciature, Palais Fanto, Palais Rasumofsky and others;
  • Theatres - Burgtheater, Akademietheater, Volkstheater Wien and Theater in der Josefstadt;
  • Operas and concerts - Staatsoper, Volksoper, Wiener Musikverein and Wiener Konzerthaus;
  • Museums – the Schatzkammer (treasury) in Hofburg (Imperial Palace), Kunsthistorisches Museum, Museumsquartier (former Imperial Stalls), Liechtenstein Palace, Vienna Clock Museum, Military History Museum, Technical Museum and more;
  • Nature parks - Stadtpark, Prater, Vienna Botanic Gardens, Donaupark, Rathauspark, Schönbrunn (which also holds the oldest zoo in the world) and many more;
  • Other interesting places - Kahlenberg, Hofburg, Ringstraße, Parliament, Tiergarten Schönbrunn, Beethoven historic sites, Donauturm (Danube Tower), Deutschordenskirche (German Order Church of the Teutonic Knights) and so many more.

For the sport lovers there are many hiking and nature trails, swimming pools, around 6 cross-country ski tracks, two famous ski areas (Dollwiese and Hohe-Wand slope), toboggan runs, cycling and horse-riding trails and many other sport centers.

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