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Civic heraldry of Austria - Österreichische Wappen

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State : Wien (Vienna)

Wappen von Wien-Wieden

Official blazon


The arms show a willow, a pictorial translation of the popular interpretation of the village's name ("Wied" = "Weide" = willow); however, the name derives from the property of St Stephen's parish ("Widum") to whom the area belonged from 1137 to 1723.

Literature : Ströhl, 1902; Coffee Hag album, 1930s;


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