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Civic heraldry of Austria - Österreichische Gemeindewappen
State : Wien (Vienna)
Josefstadt was named in honour of the Archduke Joseph, who was then heir apparent, in 1700 (reigned 1705-1711). The arms are canting, showing St. Joseph and the child Jesus.
Josefstadt is now part of the 8th municipal district bearing the same name.