Flag of Uri (GIF)



The Uri flag (German: Flagge von Uri; French: Drapeau d'Uri) consists of a yellow square field with a black bull's head with a red nose ring in the middle. The black and yellow colors are taken from the Holy Roman Empire. The flag emerged in the 13th century, and, according to the original Helvetes (Celts), the bull was a symbol of the royalty and gods of Cernunnos. Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. Its capital is Altdorf; its population is about 36,433 (2019); and its area is 1,077 km².

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