Vienna in Numbers
Area: 415 km²
Inhabitants: 1,9 Millionen
Sea level: 171 m (Stephansplatz)
Language: German (English is the second-most spoken language)
Country calling code: +43 1
Weight and measurements: Metric system
Vienna is on Central European Time (CET) (= GMT +2). Between March and late October, Vienna observes daylight savings time, so the clocks go forward one hour (known as CEST).
The standard voltage used for homes as well as hotels in Vienna is 230 volts (alternating current).
Climate and Temperature
Vienna's climate is mild continental. Although some days in winter might be frigid and icy and some midsummer days the sweltering heat lingers between old town palaces, the weather on most days of the year is just like the city's inhabitants: friendly, mild, and temperate in every respect.
Emergency Contact Numbers
In case of any incidents, the most important emergency contact numbers in Vienna are listed here:
Fire department: 122
Ambulance: Tel. 144
Medical emergency: Tel. 141
European emergency number: Tel. 112
ViennaMed Medical hotline for visitors (24h): Tel. +43-1-513 95 95
Dental emergency (night and weekend service hotline): Tel. +43-1-512 20 78
Pharmacies open at night, on Sundays, or for emergencies (24h): Tel. 1455