Rathaus, Vienna

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The Rathaus from the south
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The main façade of the Rathaus Rathaus at night, with the Eistraum (temporary ice rink) in the foreground


The Rathaus is a building in Vienna which serves as the seat both of the mayor and city council of the city of Vienna which also serve, in personal union, as Governor and Assembly (Landtag) of the State of Vienna, a state with the Austrian federal system. The Rathaus was designed by Friedrich von Schimdt in the Gothic style, and built between 1872 and 1883. On the top of the tower is the Rathausmann, one of the symbols of Vienna. Facing the Rathaus is a large park, the Rathauspark.

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Vienna (German: Wien [viːn], see also ) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primate city; with a population of about 1.
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The following people were mayors of Vienna:

Habsburg Monarchy
  • Konrad Poll 1282
  • Heinrich Hansgraf 1285
  • Konrad von Eslarn 1287
  • Konrad Poll 1288 – 1305
  • Heinrich Chrannest 1305 – 07
  • Dietrich von Kahlenberg 1307

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The German word "Landtag" is composed of the words Land
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geographic coordinate system enables every location on the earth to be specified by the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system aligned with the spin axis of the Earth.
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