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Afritz am See, Carinthia (Austria)

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[Afritz am See (according to Deuer)]
[Afritz am See (according to photo)]
by M. Schmöger, 4 January 2010 by M. Schmöger, 1 January 2010

Name of municipality: Afritz am See
Status: Ortsgemeinde (municipality)
Land (state): Kärnten (Carinthia)
Bezirk (district): Villach-Land
Description of arms (German): Über blauem Schild mit fünf (3:2) goldenen Lilien im goldenen Schildhaupt durchlaufend ein blauer Fries von abwechselnd aufwärts und abwärts gekehrten Herzen mit eingeschriebenen Lilien. [1]
Blazoning of arms (English): Azure, five fleurs-de-lis (3, 2) Or, on a chief Or a frieze of alternating erect and inverted hearts voided Or, charged with fleurs-de-lis Azure.
Adoption date of arms: 18 September 1992
Description of flag: two stripes, blue-yellow, with coat-of-arms [1] [2]
Adoption date of flag: 18 September 1992
Sources: [1] [dew06], see also PDF at official website of Carinthia
[2] photos from WWW (now gone)

Afritz became part of an enlarged municipality Feld am See in 1973, becoming independent again 1991. The old municipality Afritz had own arms and flag (since 1960). These will be reported together with other historical ones after the main series of current flags.

M. Schmöger, 1 January 2010

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