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Sankt Andrä, Carinthia (Austria)

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[Sankt Andrä (according to Deuer)]
[Sankt Andrä (according to photo)]
by M. Schmöger, 19 February 2010 by M. Schmöger, 19 February 2010

Name of municipality: Sankt Andrä (Št. Andrež)
Status: Stadtgemeinde (town)
Land (state): Kärnten (Carinthia)
Bezirk (district): Wolfsberg
Description of arms (German): In Blau ein bärtiger Heiliger (St. Andreas) mit grauen Haaren und goldenem Heiligenschein, weißem [=silbernem] Hemd und grünem Gewand, ein braunes Andreaskreuz in der Linken und ein blaues Buch in der vor sich abgewinkelten Rechten, aus einem roten Schild mit weißem [=silbernem] Schräglinksbalken wachsend. [1]
Blazoning of arms (English): Azure, St Andrew bearded and crined grey with nimbus Or, shirt Argent and garment Vert, holding a saltire brunatre in his sinister and a book Azure in his embowed dexter, issuant from an inescutcheon Gules, a bend sinister Argent.
Adoption date of arms: seal first attested 1538, arms confirmed 29 May 1970
Description of flag: two stripes, red-white, with coat-of-arms [1] [2] [3]
Adoption date of flag: 29 May 1970 (but used before that date)
Sources: [1] [dew06], see also PDF at official website of Carinthia
[2] list of Austrian municipal colours, by Jan Miller, 18 February 1965/ 16 April 1965/ 24 June 1965 (archive Arnold Rabbow)

M. Schmöger, 19 February 2010
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