Flag of Basel-Country (GIF)

Basel-Country is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. Its capital is Liestal, its population is about 289,000, and its area is 518 km². The Basel-Country flag is a white square flag with a red wand centered on it. The interesting heraldic shape of the wand dates back to the 13th century when it was used by the Prince-Bishopric of Basel. The seven roundels of the wand represent the seven counties of Canton.

Keywords: Flag of Basel-Country (German: Flagge von Basel-Landschaft; French: Drapeau de Bâle-Campagne), GIF

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