Duchy of Bukowina
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Civic heraldry of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
DUCHY OF BUKOWINA
The Duchy of Bukowina (now partly Romania, partly Moldova, partly Ukraine) was created in 1849, but was part of Austria-Hungary since 1777 when the Austrian emperors acquired the area from the Turks. The meaning of the arms is not known.
Literature : Ströhl, 1890