Information about Austria

Here you can find some useful information and interesting data about Austria.


Coming in at #10 on the EUs largest population list, Vienna and its surroundings is home to 2.3 million people, or 25% of Austria's population. It is a cultural, economic and political hub, hosting foreign and international workers, students and tourists.

Banking Hours:

The money exchange and banking services office in Westbahnhof keeps hours from 7am to 10pm daily. The bank at Südbahnhof is open 8am to 6pm weekdays and 8am to 4pm Saturday.

Store Hours:

8 or 9 am to 6 or 7 pm Monday to Friday
9 am to 6 pm Saturday
Closed Sunday
Malls keep slightly longer hours


International schools in Vienna include:
  • Vienna International School in District 22
  • The American International School Vienna in District 19
  • Danube International School in District 2
  • Vienna Elementary School in District 18
  • Vienna Christian School in District 22
  • Lycee Francais in District 9

Property Taxes and Fees:

There are no annual property taxes in Austria. Homeowners pay for water usage, sewage and garbage collection, which is around 630 Euros ($1,000) a year.



Public Holidays in Vienna:

About public holidays you can find information here.
Languages: German
Currency: euro

Useful Websites:

Austrian National Tourist Office:
Directory of Austrian museums (German language):
Salzburg Festival:
Austrian Association of Real Estate Experts (German language):
Lonely Planet overrview of Vienna: