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The Tyrolean coat-of-arms consists of a red eagle wearing a golden coronet on a silver field. The eagle's wings have golden bars tipped with clover leaves, and behind the eagle's head is a green wreath.

Origins of the coat-of-arms: The Tyrolean eagle is found on seals dating from 1205, and it occurs on coins from 1250 onwards. The coronet was added in the early fifteenth century, while the green wreath first occurs on coins minted in 1567.

Area: 12,648 square kilometres (4,882 square miles)

Population: 658,300

Climate information is here.

Capital: Innsbruck

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph

Saint's Day: March 19

Anthem: The words of the official Tyrolean anthem "Zu Mantua in Banden" are by Julius Mosen, the melody is an arrangement of a folk song by Leopold Knebelsberger.

History: In 1233 Meinhard I von Görz acquired a number of Tyrolean counties some of which had previously belonged to the bishoprics of Brixen and Trient. Meinhard II added the Upper Inn Valley and forced the bishoprics of Brixen and Trient to recognize his hegemony. On January 21, 1363 Margarete "Maultasch", Countess of Tyrol, handed over these territories to the Habsburg ruler Rudolph IV after the death of her son Meinrad III. In February of the following year Rudolph IV was invested with the County of Tyrol by his father-in-law Emperor Karl IV. In 1805 Austria was forced to cede Tyrol to Bavaria, but it was reunited with Austria by the Congress of Vienna in 1815. After the First World War South Tyrol was ceded to Italy by the terms of the Treaty of Saint Germain.

The server of the Federal Province of Tyrol is here.