Half of Vienna’s Primary School Students Don’t Speak German at Home

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The numbers are even higher at the secondary school level, with 77% of all students not speaking German at home. In Margareten, 96% of all secondary school students do not speak German as their primary language. In Ottakring and Hernals, the numbers are 93% and 92%, respectively. In contrast, in the more affluent districts of Hietzing, Währing, and Liesing, only 57% of secondary school students do not speak German at home.

Everything You Need to Know About the Zecken (Tick) Vaccine

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The Ghost Architect of Vienna

One gray Viennese morning Feiger picked me up in his black Jaguar and we drove past a recycling plant, through uniform six-story buildings, and across the Donau Canal into Leopoldstadt, Vienna’s second district. Mazzesinsel (Matzo Island), as it was called for centuries, has been the center of Jewish life since the days of the 17th-century ghetto. Most of Vienna’s Jews still live there….

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Everything You Need to Know About Having a Car in Vienna

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