Area & Location: Lies in the South East corner of Central Europe, Vienna covers a total area of 414.90 sq. km with 395.51 sq. km of land and 19.39 sq. km of water. Located at 48º13' Latitude North and 16º22' Longitude East, the city has a population of 1.6 million.
Transportation: Vienna is the center of rail, road, air and water transport. Its extensive tram and bus network is the third largest in the world. The city has several train stations with several train lines. The city is served by Vienna International Airport. Rhine-Main-Danube Canal connects the city with neighboring regions.
Vienna coffee houses serve light dishes, which are the traditional food items of the city. Hot chestnuts and potato fritters are the favorite dishes of the people in Vienna. Beef as well as pork sausages, hot dogs and cutlets are often served in the . The other Viennese cuisine includes Tafelspitz, very lean boiled beef, served with grated horseradish. The city has a long tradition of cakes and desserts such as Apfelstrudel, Palatschinken and Knodel often filled with fruit. It can also be considered as a vegetarian friendly city with many vegetarian restaurants. Non- vegetarian restaurants are also common in the city. Ambassador Hotel, NH Vienna Airport Hotel, Golden Tulip Wien City Hotel, Kaiserin Elizabeth Hotel, Park-Villa Hotel, Grand Sauerhof Hotel, Kummer Hotel and K+K Palais Hotel are the famous in the city. Vienna is the only capital city in the world with its own vineyard. Wines are often served in its pubs.
Places of Attraction: Inner City, Hofburg -Imperial Palace, winter residence, Kahlenberg and Parliament are the important places of interest in the city. The Albertina --a museum that has most important graphic arts collection in the world, Beethoven historic sites -historical sites associated with composer Ludwig van Beethoven, Burgtheater -federal theatre in Vienna, Deutschordenskirche -a church, Donauturm -the Danube Tower, Gasometers in Vienna, The Heldenplatz -a historical plaza, Hundertwasser House Vienna -an apartment house in Vienna and Viennese City Park fascinate the tourists visiting here.