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(German apənˈtsɛl; ˈapəntsɛl)
1. (Placename) a canton of NE Switzerland, divided in 1597 into the Protestant demicanton of Appenzell Outer Rhodes and the Catholic demicanton of Appenzell Inner Rhodes. Capitals: Herisau and Appenzell, respectively. Pop: 53 200 and Pop: 15 000 (2002 est) respectively. Areas: 243 sq km (94 sq miles) and 171 sq km (66 sq miles) respectively
2. (Placename) a town in NE Switzerland, capital of Appenzell Inner Rhodes demicanton. Pop: 5447 (2000)


(Ger. ˈɑ pənˌtsɛl)

a canton in NE Switzerland, divided into two independent areas.
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