Landstraße is the 3rd Viennese district and is located very central. It has a modest total area of approx. 7.42 km2 and a population of 88,125 people. As many of its neighbouring districts is Landstraße also characterised by a combination of historic touristic attractions, green and pedestrian areas and living and commercial spaces. A substantial part of the 3rd district is known as the “diplomatic district”. There are located 24 consulates and embassies of various different countries (e.g. those of the Russian Federation). Another special feature of the 3rd district is the transport infrastructure: 2 different metro lines, railway lines, regional railways and the CAT (City Airport Train) form an impressive transit hub.
Landstraße is a highly populous district. According to statistics, the total population rises steadily since 2001 and causes an increase in the demand for living space (currently, the average living space per person is around 42m². In total, there are 3,732 buildings in the 3rd district and 380 of them were built after 1991. The average price for a square meter is around € 5,170.
The 3rd district charms with its historic tourist attractions and natural monuments: Palace Belvedere, Viennese City Park, Viennese Concert Hall, Imperial Court Theatre, Hundertwasserhaus, Palace Schwarzenberg, etc. There were around 1,441,047 overnight stays in Landstraße in 2014.