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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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Visiting a friend in Appenzell, Switzerland, a metre of snow fell overnight, yet, as the second hand on the station clock ticked past 7.
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In Appenzell Ausserrhoden, the neighbouring canton, women did not get the right to vote until 1990.
This modernization was triggered by the necessity to improve productivity through an optimal setup of the manufacturing sites in Uzwil and Appenzell.
Thurgau and Appenzell were clearly the cantons with the densest pig population, for example in Thurgau it was 111 pigs per [km.
We decide to try the gourmet hike offered by the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden, in order to discover more about this picturesque area and its cuisine.
Healers also make a better living in Catholic regions of Switzerland, like Jura in the north, Fribourg in the west, Valais in the south and Appenzell in the northeast and central Switzerland, according to the interior ministry's cultural office.
After all, the right of women to vote was imposed from above on one of its cantons, Appenzell, as late as 1971.
The Appenzell project was covered by Swiss National Television step by step," Karim writes in his book Back to a future for Mankind: BioGeometry[R], "and was aired as a documentary that acknowledged the success of the project, and noted the sustained satisfaction of the residents of the village of Hemberg (the first project), two years after the BioGeometry solution was implemented.
Second runner-up was Appenzeller Kase, made by Karl Germann, of Appenzell, Switzerland, which scored 98.
El 8 de agosto, pasado el mediodia, Miranda llega al lugar de Appenzell, donde descansa brevemente, siempre leyendo al poeta latino: "En fin, a las dos llegue al burgo de Appenzell--tres leguas adelante--situado en un valle al pie de unos altos montes, en cuyas cimas esta la nieve, y el riachuelo Sitter (o Guitare) pasa por medio.
But that is about to change after a federal court decided a nude walker who flashed his tackle right beside families in a picnic area in conservative Appenzell was guilty of indecency.