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Civic heraldry of Austria - Österreichische Gemeindewappen
State : Tirol
District : Innsbruck-Land
The arms were officially granted on February 10, 1970.
The bear in the upper part of the arms is canting for the local Bärenbach (bear-brook). The base shows a prehistoric urn, as the municipality is one of the places where prehistoric artefacts of the Fritzens-Sanzeno Culture can be found.
Literature : Köfler and Beimrohr, 1995