Flag of Appenzell Inner-Rhodes (GIF)



Appenzell Inner-Rhodes is the smallest canton in Switzerland. Its capital is Appenzell, its population is approximately 16,000, and its area is 172 km². The flag of Appenzell Inner-Rhodes is a white square flag with a bear walking on its hind legs. According to its history, the black bear symbolizes power, courage, might, and masculinity. The flag is based on that of the Abbot of Saint Gallen, who was the feudal lord of Appenzell until 1403.


Keywords: Flag of Appenzell Inner-Rhodes (German: Flagge von Appenzell Innerrhoden; French: Drapeau d'Appenzell Rhodes-Intérieures), GIF

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