Whether you’ve lived here for years or have just started thinking about moving here, expats in Vienna love the city for many aspects. Read our City Guide for Expats in Vibrant Vienna and learn everything there is to know.
Facts about Vienna
Vienna is both the capital and an independent province of Austria. About 1.9 min. people live here, which means a good fifth of the total population of Austria.
Since Vienna already played an important role in international diplomacy at the Congress of Vienna, it is still an important meeting place of more than 30 international organizations, such as OPEC, the IAEA and the OSCE. The so-called Viennese Schmäh, i.e. Viennese charm, also characterizes the city and makes it something special, attracting about 7.5 million tourists every year. Classicism, art and clichés are attributes to reckon with when you move here.