Population 8.3 million
Area 83,872 sq km
Currency Euro (€)
Capital Vienna (population: 1.7 million)
International phone code 43
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The surprising history of sex in Central Europe
So what is it that draws us to Vienna? The waltzes? The white horses? The cakes? Let’s be honest, it’s the sex. Sex, that is, in the best possible taste:…
Austria's KäseStrasse: the hike that's a cheese-lover's dream
Despite the name, Bregenzerwald’s KäseStrasse (Cheese Street) in Austria’s Vorarlberg region is not a marked route along a specific road. Instead it deno…
On the trail of Klimt in Vienna: the art tour of a lifetime
Known for its lavish balls and even more lavish cakes, Vienna is overflowing with art. If there’s one image that encapsulates the city, it’s of an elegant…