Bierbaum am Auersbach

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BIERBAUM AM AUERSBACH

State : Steiermark
District : Südoststeiermark (until 2015 Bad Radkersburg)
Incorporated into : 2015 Sankt Peter am Ottersbach

Wappen von Bierbaum am Auersbach

Official blazon

In Rot erniedrigt eine goldene Deichsel, aus Pfahl und Schrägbalken je eine mit zwei goldenen Blättern belaubte goldene Birne wachsend.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 26, 1982.

Bierbaum is a dialect form of Birnbaum (pear tree). The name derives from wild pear trees growing in the region, which were soon cultivated by the farmers settling there in the middle ages. The name is first mentioned in writing in the 13th century.

The pall symbolises shafts or thills as well as a road fork.


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Literature : Image provided by Karl Palfrader (k.palfrader@aon.at), background by H. Hayn (hermann.hayn@yline.com)