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General Information
Vienna: (2001) inhabitants: 1,539,848; population density: 3711 per km²; buildings: 153,693; flats: 853,091; households: 725,468; 23 boroughs, 9 jurisdictions.
Vienna is the smallest federal state by surface area but the largest in population and density; as well as being Austria’s economic, cultural and intellectual centre. The federal capital with its 23 boroughs is the country’s largest city in size and population.
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Image: The statue of Athena in front of the Austrian Parliament
 It is also home of the Federal Assembly and Federal Council, the Federal President, the Federal Government, all the boards of the Federation, all important diplomatic representatives of foreign nations, the Supreme Court of Justice, the Constitutional and Administrative Court as well as the Local Labour and Social Court, Industrial Court, Higher Regional Court, Juvenile Court, Regional Court for Criminal Cases, the District Criminal Court and multiple District Courts. Vienna also holds the parliament, the state government and the Federal State authorities of Lower Austria since 1997. Vienna is an international centre for conventions, conferences and exhibitions and with settlements of important international organisation (UN-offices, IAEA, UNIDO, OPEC etc.), with the conference centre in immediate proximity to the Vienna International Centre (UNO-City) as well as the exhibition centre in the Prater.
Karlskirche und Secession - © Georg Tschannett - FOTOLIA
Image: Karlskirche and Secession
Furthermore, Vienna is one of Europe’s oldest cities, one of the most important centres for culture, art and tourism and can, by virtue of its prominence, rightly be referred to as a cosmopolitan city.
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International organizations in Vienna
Vienna is the seat of a number of United Nations offices and various international institutions and companies, including the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Additionally, Vienna is the seat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law's secretariat (UNCITRAL). In conjunction, the University of Vienna annually hosts the prestigious Willem C. Vis Moot, an international commercial arbitration competition for students of law from around the world.
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UN complex in Vienna - Image © August Lechner
Various special diplomatic meetings have been held in Vienna in the latter half of the 20th Century, resulting in various documents bearing the name Vienna Convention or Vienna Document. Among the more important documents negotiated in Vienna are the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, as well as the 1990 Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE).
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Views of Vienna
Aqua Terra Zoo
Belvedere Palace
Danube Tower
Hundertwasser House
Mozart's Apartment
Museum of
Military History

Spanish Court
Riding School

Parliament Building
(Giant Ferris Wheel)

Schönbrunn Palace
State Opera
St. Stephen’s Cathedral
Zoo Vienna
Siege of Vienna 1529
Battle of Vienna 1683
Maria Theresia
W. A. Mozart
Ludwig v. Beethoven
Battle of Aspern 1809
Battle of Wagram 1809
Congress of Vienna
Johann Strauß
Franz Joseph I
Sisi - Empress Elisabeth
Sisi Part 2
Austro-Hungary Empire
Sigmund Freud
Anschluß 1938
Bombing of Vienna
Flak towers
Vienna Offensive 1945
State Treaty
Summit 1961
OPEC raid 1975
SALT II treaty 1979
Austromir 1991
General Information
Public Facilities
Art, culture
and science

State Constitution
Austrian Armed Forces
The Third Man
Viennese Schnitzel
Wiener Hafen
Twin City Liner
Vienna Airport
UNO City
U.S. Embassy
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