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Wien / Vienna

facts in brief

S.Steffans. Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-41 map
S. Steffans. Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-41 map

Facts in brief:

Located on the Danube river, at crossroads in center of Europe; major Celtic settlement, then Roman camp; passed to Avars, Franks (6th cen. AD), Magyars (907) & Babenbergs; was trade center during Crusades; went to Hapsburgs; was badly damaged in WW II.

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