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Mureck, Styria (Austria)

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[Mureck] image by M. Schmöger, 30 April 2014

Name of municipality: Mureck
Status: Stadtgemeinde
Land (state): Steiermark (Styria)
Bezirk (district): Südoststeiermark
Former district:  
Description of arms (German): (original grant): ainen Rotten oder Rubinfarben Schildt im grundt dessen zwischen zwaien griennen Pergen oder Leytten ain wasser Stram vber dasselb vnnd von ainer Leytten zu der anndern ain Pruggen von weissen Quadratstainen vnd erhebten Zynnen, in der mitte des wassers auf ainer gefiertten Seull oder Phailler steenndt an yedem ort derselben Prukhen ain weisser runder Thurn mit Zynnen wie die Pruggen, offnen Thorn, vnnd Scho▀gatern erscheinendt.
Blazoning of arms (English): Gules, in base between two mounts Vert a water stream, from mount to mount a bridge Argent masoned and embattled with a pillar in the centre of the water stream and two round towers Argent embattled, with open gates and loopholes.
Adoption date of arms: 14 February 1567
 
Description of flag: two stripes, white-green, with arms
Flag used since: (?)
Sources: Sources for the arms:
[1] [wdy64]
[2] [stl04]
[3] [k4p54]
[4] [ksj56]
[5] [pus63]
[6] http://www.ngw.nl/heraldrywiki/index.php?title=Mureck

Sources for the flag: flag photo at
http://www.sebamureck.at/images/Eurosolarpreisverleihung-.jpg
Remarks: although not mentioned in the original grant, at some point in history an angel appeared as supporter for the shield.

M. Schmöger, 30 April 2014


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