Salzburg is in the heart of Austria and also in the heart of Europe.
The city has approximately 145.000 inhabitants and lies 436 m above sea level. Salzburg is divided by the river Salzach. On the left side of the Salzach you will find the "Oldtown" of Salzburg underneath the Mönchsberg and the Hohensalzburg Fortress. The "New Town" lies on the right side of the river and is south of the Kapuzinerberg.