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Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal, Carinthia (Austria)

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[Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal (according to Deuer)]
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[Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal (according to photo)]
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by Marcus Schmöger, 4 January 2010 by Marcus Schmöger, 4 January 2010

Name of municipality: Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal
Status: Stadtgemeinde (town)
Land (state): Kärnten (Carinthia)
Bezirk (district): Wolfsberg
 
Description of arms (German): In Gold der Benediktinerabt St. Leonhard mit Kranztonsur und schwarzem Habit, den silbernen Abtsstab in der Rechten, ein blaues Buch mit Goldschnitt in der Linken, eine schwarze Kette mit gebrochenem Endglied über den rechten Arm gehängt, aus einem goldenen Schild wachsend, der einen aufgerichteten schwarzen, rotbezungten und -bewehrten Löwen von einem silbernen Schrägrechtsfaden überlegt zeigt. [1] [2]
Blazoning of arms (English): Or, the Benedictine abbot Saint Leonhard with Roman tonsure vested Sable holding a crozier Argent in his dexter and a book Azure edged Or in his sinister, a broken chain Sable over his dexter arm; the abbot issuant from an inescutcheon Or, a lion rampant Sable langued and armed Gules, surmounted by a bendlet Argent.
Adoption date of arms: seal first attested 1391, arms confirmed 29 April 1970, again 5 June 1973
 
Description of flag: two stripes, yellow-black, with coat-of-arms [1] (actually used black-yellow with coat-of-arms) [3] [4]
Adoption date of flag: 29 April 1970, again 5 June 1973
 
Sources: [1] [dew06], see also PDF at official website of Carinthia
[2] [lio65]
[3] http://www.stadtkapelleleonhard.at/images/050703_2g.jpg
[4] http://www.stadtkapelleleonhard.at/images/050703_3g.jpg

Marcus Schmöger, 4 January 2010
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