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Gmunden, Oberösterreich (Austria)

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[Gmunden] [Gmunden] [Gmunden] by Marcus Schmöger

Name of municipality: Gmunden
Status: Stadtgemeinde (town)
Land (state): Oberösterreich (Upper Austria)
Bezirk (district): Gmunden
 
Description of arms (German): Viermal geteilt; 1. in Rot ein goldenes, großes Küfel, beiderseits begleitet von je einem kleinen; 2. in Silber auf gewelltem Wasser eine goldene, mit Küfeln beladene, verheftete Salzzille; 3. in Blau ein silberner, linkshin schwimmender Fisch; 4. in Gold drei grüne, fächerförmig angeordnete Seeblätter; 5. in Rot ein silberner, schroffiger Berg.
Blazoning of arms (English):
Adoption date of arms: 8 March 1593
 
Description of flag: three stripes, red-blue-yellow, with or without coat-of-arms
Adoption date of flag: unknown

Marcus Schmöger, 27 October 2003

Beside the already described version of the flag (vertical, with arms) Gmunden also uses (or used in recent times) vertical flags without arms and horizontal flags without arms. The horizontal version is also used as a jack on ships on the Traunsee.
Photo showing the Gmunden flag (vertical variant with arms) at http://www.gmunden-at.com/cards/Stadtplatz.jpg
Photo showing the Gmunden flag as jack http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/tramways/203122-07.jpg 
Marcus Schmöger, 11 August 2004


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