10 Interesting Facts About Salzburg


Facts About Salzburg:

  1. Austrian German is widely written. Austro-Bavarian is the German dialect of this territory and widely spoken.
  2. Traces of human settlements have been found in the area, dating to the Neolithic Age.
  3. Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria.
  4. Salzburg is twinned with: Reims, Marne, Grand Est, France; Verona, Verona, Veneto, Italy; León, Nicaragua; Singida, Tanzania; Busseto, Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy; Vilnius, Lithuania; Dresden, Saxony, Germany; Kawasaki, Japan; Meran, South Tyrol, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Italy; Shanghai, China & Jahrom, Iran.
  5. Salzburg is the capital city of the State of Salzburg
  6. the 2010 film Knight & Day, Salzburg serves as the backdrop for a large portion of the film.
  7. The Salzburg Festival is a famous music festival that attracts visitors during the months of July and August each year. A smaller Salzburg Easter Festival is held around Easter each year.
  8. The first settlements in Salzburg continuous with the present were apparently by the Celts around the 5th century BC.
  9. Electric Love Festival takes place in Salzburg
  10. Europrix multimedia award takes place in Salzburg.