- All bike lanes of Vienna are up to a total length of 1000 kilometers
- World famous classical music composers, including Beethoven, Mozart,
Schubert, Strauss and Brahms have all performed and lived in Vienna.
- Austrians are called the most clever people in the world because they
made the world believe that Hitler was German and Beethoven was
- Vienna as a city has the highest quality of living in the World in 2011
(it's been in the top 3 in the recent years).
- People from Vienna are called 'Viennese'.
- Vienna is the only Austrian city-state in Austria, which is a federal
- The Museumsquartier in Vienna is one of the largest cultural complexes
in the world.
- The largest emerald of the world (2860 caret) is displayed in the
Imperial Treasury of Vienna.
- Zentralfriedhof cemetery has over 2.5 million tombs, which is almost
double than the live population of Vienna. The cemetery has tombs of
some of the most famous personalities of the world such as Gluck,
Schubert, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Brahms and Strauss.
- Vienna is home to the world's oldest zoo called Tiergarten Schonbrunn.
This great zoo has been open since 1752.
- Young people of Vienne receive the right to vote in elections at age of
16 but can first get their driver's license at age of 18 so must use the
excellent tram or bike lane system to place their votes on election
- The legal drinking age limit in Vienna is 16.
- The Schönbrunn Palace, the summer palace of the Habsburg royal family,
has about 1440 rooms.
- The sewing machine was invented by Josef Madersperger in 1814, an
Austrian inventor from Vienna. He had no money to run a factory so he
donated the machine to the Technical University of Vienne.
- A Wiener Schnitzel can be only made from veal and no other kinds of
meat, this is protected by Austrian law. Other kinds of schnitzels are
optional to be made from turkey or pork, but they can't be called
themselves a Weiner Schnitzel.