Bregenz

  • bregenz
    a view of bregenz
    a view of bregenz
    coat of arms of bregenz
    coat of arms
    location in the district
    location in the district
    bregenz is located in vorarlberg
    bregenz
    bregenz
    location within austria
    bregenz is located in austria
    bregenz
    bregenz
    bregenz (austria)
    coordinates: 47°30′18″n 09°44′57″e / 47°30′18″n 09°44′57″e / 47.50500; 9.74917utc+2 (cest)
    postal code
    6900
    area code05574
    vehicle registrationwww.bregenz.at

    bregenz (german pronunciation: [ˈbʁeːgɛnt͡s] (about this soundlisten)) is the capital of vorarlberg, the westernmost state of austria. the city is on the eastern shores of lake constance, the third-largest freshwater lake in central europe, between switzerland in the west and germany in the northwest.

    the city is on a plateau falling in a series of terraces to the lake at the foot of pfänder mountain. it is a junction of the arterial roads from the rhine valley to the german alpine foothills, with cruise ship services on lake constance.

    it is famous for the annual summer music festival bregenzer festspiele as well as the dance festival bregenzer spring.

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Bregenz
A view of Bregenz
A view of Bregenz
Coat of arms of Bregenz
Coat of arms
Location in the district
Location in the district
Bregenz is located in Vorarlberg
Bregenz
Bregenz
Location within Austria
Bregenz is located in Austria
Bregenz
Bregenz
Bregenz (Austria)
Coordinates: 47°30′18″N 09°44′57″E / 47°30′18″N 09°44′57″E / 47.50500; 9.74917UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6900
Area code05574
Vehicle registrationwww.bregenz.at

Bregenz (German pronunciation: [ˈbʁeːgɛnt͡s] (About this soundlisten)) is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost state of Austria. The city is on the eastern shores of Lake Constance, the third-largest freshwater lake in Central Europe, between Switzerland in the west and Germany in the northwest.

The city is on a plateau falling in a series of terraces to the lake at the foot of Pfänder mountain. It is a junction of the arterial roads from the Rhine valley to the German Alpine foothills, with cruise ship services on Lake Constance.

It is famous for the annual summer music festival Bregenzer Festspiele as well as the dance festival Bregenzer Spring.