Wien-Josefstadt

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WIEN-JOSEFSTADT

State : Wien (Vienna)

W-josefs.jpg

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Josefstadt was named in honour of the Archduke Joseph, who was then heir apparent, in 1700 (reigned 1705-1711). The arms are canting, showing St. Joseph and the child Jesus.

Josefstadt is now part of the 8th municipal district bearing the same name.


Literature : Ströhl, 1902; Coffee Hag album, 1930s; http://www.wien.gv.at/bezirke/bezirkswappen/