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    For centuries Vienna (Wien) was the capital of a multinational empire, and to this day Vienna remains the cultural capital for central Europe. Because of its pivotal position on the Danube River, Vienna has been a prize of conquerors for centuries; every power of any consequence tried to take it, with varying success. The Celts were here, the Romans (although winters were too cold for Caesar),the Ottomans of Turkey, but it was the Babenbergs who laid the first formal plans of a city and it was the Hapsburgs who made it the center of their immense empire for centuries. In 1815 when the Vienna Congress established European Order for the next century, Vienna with two million souls was the fourth largest city in the world, head of a multinational realm of 55 million. However by the end of World War I Austria was a small destitute republic with an overblown capital. What the vagaries of fortune could not demolish was Vienna's pivotal location and the political acumen of its leaders. These traits plus the nature o


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For centuries Vienna (Wien) was the capital of a multinational empire, and to this day Vienna remains the cultural capital…

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Situated more or less in the center of Europe, Vienna is easily reached by plane, train, automobile and even riverboat.
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