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Obervellach, Carinthia (Austria)

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[Obervellach (according to Deuer)]
by M. Schmöger, 12 February 2010

Name of municipality: Obervellach
Status: Marktgemeinde (market-town)
Land (state): Kärnten (Carinthia)
Bezirk (district): Spittal an der Drau
Description of arms (German): In rot auf erniedrigtem blauem Wellenbalken silbern zwei felsige, am Fuß schrägrechts verlaufend grüne Berge, im Schildhaupt überhöht von drei goldenen Sternen. [1] [2] [3]
Blazoning of arms (English): Gules, issuant from a bar wavy abased Azure two mountains Argent in base bendwise Vert, in chief three mullets Or.
Adoption date of arms: 29 February 1560, reconfirmed July 2001
Description of flag: two stripes, blue-white, with coat-of-arms [1] [4] [5] [6
Adoption date of flag: July 2001
Sources: [1] [dew06], see also PDF at official website of Carinthia
[2] [stl04]
[3] [lio65]
[6] e-mail from municipality (with flag photo), 29 January 2010

The flag variant in use (photo from WWW and e-mail) does show a complicated version of the shield; as I do not have a sufficiently clear template for this, I refrain from giffing at the moment.

M. Schmöger, 12 February 2010

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