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Österreichische Wappen


State : Oberösterreich
District : Rohrbach

Wappen von Altenfelden

Official blazon


The arms were granted on April 24, 1978.

The ibex was chosen as a symbol for the village for two reasons. One was the discovery of a tombstone from 1355 from a Getrude Steinböck, with the canting Steinbock (ibex). Secondly the ibex is used as a symbol for the nature reserve nearby.

The lower part of the arms show the Kleine and Grosse Mühl, the two rivers that run through the municipality.

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Literature : Baumert, H.E. : Oberösterreichische Gemeindewappen, Linz, 1996.

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