Diocese of Gurk

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DIOCESE OF GURK (Dioecesis Gurcensis); In practice also Diocese of Gurk-Klagenfurt

Country : Austria
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1071
Seat moved to Klagenfurt 1787, name not officially changed

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Gurk

Official blazon


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Arms of Diocese of Gurk

The arms in 1581
Arms of Diocese of Gurk

The arms in a 17th century manuscript

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