Wildalpen

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WILDALPEN

State : Steiermark
District : Liezen

Wappen von Wildalpen

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on May 23, 1966.

The arms are canting: Wildalpen is a municipality in the chalk mountains range in Upper Styria; these mountains are impressive, even "wild". The Vienna water supply (Wiener Hochquellenwasserleitung) starts in these mountains. This was represented in the arms, as were the ibex, of which there is a fairly strong population here.


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Literature : Image provided by Karl Palfrader (k.palfrader@aon.at), MStLA 19 (1969), p. 139


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