Sankt Peter im Sulmtal

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State : Steiermark
District : Deutschlandsberg

Wappen von Sankt Peter im Sulmtal

Official blazon


The arms were granted on April 19, 1955.

St. Peter im Sulmtal is a municipality in southern Styria. The keys are the attribute of St. Peter (the keys of heaven, as Jesus himself said). The rooster may have two meanings: It may be another attribute of St. Peter, the cock who had only crowed twice before Peter had denied to know Jesus before He was crucified. Or it may be a reference to the well-known Sulmtaler chicken-breed. Sulmtaler chicken are a very sturdy and ancient race and resist all sorts of illnesses very well.

Siegel von Sankt Peter im Sulmtal

Seal from around 1900


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Literature : Image provided by Karl Palfrader (, MStLA 12 (1962), p. 39 Link=Steiermark