Prägraten am Großvenediger

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PRÄGRATEN AM GROSSVENEDIGER

State : Tirol
District : Lienz

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on October 1, 1974.

The arms show a cross, the symbol of St. Andrew, the local patron saint. The escutcheon shows a Tau-cross, the symbol of St. Anthony and refers to the Neustift Convent, which owend parts of the area in 1162.


Literature : Köfler and Beimrohr, 1995