Time Zone: 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (+1 GMT). Daylight Saving Time is observed from the end of March to the end of October.

Predominant Religion: Christian (Roman Catholic, Protestant)

Population: 2,315,000

Languages: German. Most Viennese speak (or at least understand) some English.

Passport/Visa Requirements: Passports (valid for at least six months) and proof of onward passage

Voltage Requirements: 220 volts/50 Hz

Telephone Codes: 43, country code; 1, city code