General information

Vienna in numbers

Area: 414 km²
Districts: 23
Population: 1.7 million
Elevation: 171 m (Stephansplatz)
Language: German
Currency: Euro

Time zone

Vienna is in the Central European time zone (CET = GMT / UCT + 1). Daylight saving time applies from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October (CEST).

Electricity

The typical mains voltage for households (as well as hotels) in Vienna is 230 volts (alternating current)

Telephone

The telephone prefix for calling Vienna from other countries is: + 43 1

Language

German is spoken in Austria, and the most commonly spoken foreign language is English.

Units of measure

The metric system is used in Austria. The most important weights and measures:

Metric = Great Britain / USA

1 gram (g)  =  0.0353 ounces

1 kilo(gram) (kg) = 2.204 pounds

1 centimeter (cm)  =  0.393 inches

1 meter (m)  =  3.281 feet / 1.093 yards

1 kilometer (km)  =  0.621 miles

 

Great Britain / USA = Metric

1 ounce (oz) = 28.349 grams

1 pound (lb) = 0.453 kilo(grams)

1 inch (in) = 2.540 centimeters

1 foot (ft) = 0.304 meters

1 yard (yd) = 3 feet = 0.914 meters

1 mile (mi) = 1760 yards = 1,609 kilometers

 

Great Britain / USA = Metric

1 US pint (pt) = 0.473 liters

1 UK pint (pt) = 0.568 liters

1 US gallon (gal) = 3.785 liters

1 UK gallon (gal) = 4.456 liters

Climate and temperature

Vienna has a mild continental climate. Even if the occasional winter day is icy and some days in high summer can bring sweltering heat to the palaces of the old city, most days of the year the weather matches the residents of the city: friendly, mild and moderate in every respect ...

The most important temperatures in degrees Celsius and degrees Fahrenheit:

-5°C = 23°F
0°C = 32°F
5°C = 41°F
10°C = 50°F
15°C = 59°F
20°C = 68°F
25°C = 77°F
30°C = 86°F

25°F = -3.9°C
35°F = 1.7°C
45°F = 7.2°C
55°F = 12.8°C
65°F = 18.3°C
75°F = 23.9°C
85°F = 29.4°C

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