Reichsgau Wien

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Reichsgau Wien
Reichsgau of Nazi Germany

 

1938–1945
 

Flag Coat of arms
Flag Coat of arms
Location of Reichsgau Wien
Map of Nazi Germany showing its administrative
subdivisions (Gaue and Reichsgaue).
Capital Vienna
Gauleiter
 -  1938–1939 Odilo Globocnik
 -  1939–1940 Joseph Bürckel
 -  1940–1945 Baldur von Schirach
History
 -  Anschluss 12 March 1938
 -  German surrender 8 May 1945
Population
 -  1939 1,920,390 

The Reichsgau Wien (English: Gau Vienna) was an administrative division of Nazi Germany based in Vienna, Austria. It existed between 1938 and 1945. Parts of Lower Austria were annexed to establish Greater Vienna, which then became the biggest city of Nazi Germany by area.

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