Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

• Area: 414 sq.km
• Population: 1.7 million
• Districts: 23
• Altitude: 171 m above sea level
• Language: German
• Currency: € Euro

Emergency telephone numbers

• European emergency call 112
• Fire department 122
• Police 133
• Ambulance & emergency services 144
• Emergency doctor 141
• Night and weekend dental services (recorded message in German) 512 20 78
• Pharmacies open nights and Sunday (recorded message in German) 1550 or see teletext page 648 on the television channels ORF1 or ORF2

Electricity

Austria uses 220 volt alternating current. Plugs and sockets are European standard with two round pins.

Time zone

Vienna lies within the Central European time zone (CET). From the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October, summer time is in effect (MESZ).

Climate


 Month

 1

 2

 3

 4

 5

 6

 7

 8

 9

 10

 11

 12

 Temperature °C

 0.1

 1.6

 5.7

 10.0

 15.2

 18.1

 20.1

 19.6

 15.3

 9.9

 4.5

 1.5

 Temperature °F

 32.2

 34.9

 42.3

 50.0

 59.4

 64.6

 68.2

 67.3

 59.6

 49.8

 40.1

 34.7

 Sunshine hours

 61

 90

 132

 174

 228

 231

 248

 244

 168

 131

 64

 52

 Precipitation (mm)

 27,9

 34,8

 36,8

 36,9

 56,3

 60,8

 68,0

 63,2

 49,2

 33,0

 39,2

 29,4

 Precipitation (inch)

 1.10

 1.37

 1.45

 1.45

 2.22

 2.39

 2.68

 2.49

 1.94

 1.30

 1.54

 1.16