Wien X : Favoriten

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Wappen von Wien X : Favoriten/Arms (crest) of Wien X : Favoriten

Country : Austria

State : Wien

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The arms of District Wien X combines the arms of Wien-Favoriten with symols of other parishes.

Oberlaa is symbolised by the water fountain that refers to the spas at Oberlaa. The term "Laa" meant an area covered with bushes in Middle High German and was first documented in 1182/85. /85.

Rothneusiedl is represented by a red brick furnace and refers to the development of the area though the brick industry on Wienerberg and Laaeberg hills in the 19th century. The name means "New Settlement" ("Newsidel", 1301), the term "Roth-" (red) either referring to the sometimes reddish soil or to the brick constructions.

Unterlaa is symbolised by the Maltese Cross. The Order of the Knights of St John, commonly referred to as "Maltese Order" bought the grounds in the late 13th century and built a church and a hospital.

Inzersdorf-Stadt shows a grape of wine with three golden ears of corn, referring to the vineyards and the agriculture that prevailed here since the Middle Ages. The name "Inzersdorf" goes back to the 12th century ("Imicinesdorf") and probably refers to the founder (one "Imice") of the village ("Dorf").

Literature : Diem et al: "Die Wiener Bezirke", Bundesverlag, Wien, 2003

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