Goldegg, also named Goldegg im Pongau, is a village and municipality situated on a sunny plateau, the so-called « Sunny Terrace » of Salzburg in Austria.
It lies at a distance of 60 kilometres from the city of Salzburg. There are approximately 2200 inhabitants living in the local area, which covers 33,1 square kilometres. In fact, the village owes its name (“Goldegg at the lake”) to a small lake at which it is located.
The castle, which was built in the 14th century, is now a modern cultural centre, offering interesting events all the year round, like concerts, exhibitions of regional or international artists, theatrical or comedian performances, seminars or workshops.
The village also possesses a museum, exhibiting a great collection of pottery, folkloristic clothes and rustic furniture.
The municipal coat of arms is: "In the red field a golden corner (top), covered with a red dragon head and on either side accompanied by ever a golden crown." Originally the coat of arms consisted only of the red segments and the gold piece, dragon and crown emblem comes from the extinct family Schernberg, the parts were integrated until the Grafs in the coat of arms.