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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)
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(Ger. ˈɑ pənˌtsɛl)

a canton in NE Switzerland, divided into two independent areas.
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This year's gathering of Swissmem members at Appenzell in the summer season was a perfect break before the ITMA takes off in September 2011.
The 67-year-old from Appenzell canton joined the Federal Council (Swiss coalition Cabinet) in January 2004.
There were only a few people who disagreed when citizens of Appenzell Inner Rhodes, a region regarded as a favourite among nude hikers, voted to impose a 200 Swiss franc fine on violators.
The cantons of Uri, Obwaldwen, Schaffhausen, Basel-Landschaft and Solothurn -- as well as French-speaking Neuchatel -- forbid dancing on Good Friday while the puritans of Appenzell Innerrhoden ban it during the whole of Holy Week.
The beer's original label depicted a harvest scene with a character sitting under a tree smoking a distinctive, traditional Appenzell pipe.
GRAND TOUR OF SWITZERLAND: Cosmos Tourama (0870 264 6012) offers seven night tour from Aug 5 for pounds 714, incl seven breakfasts, three dinners, and tour director via Bernina Express glacier train, Appenzell, Vauduz, Gruyere, Interlaken, and Lakes Como and Geneva.
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This has as the effect, for instance, that in a constitutional referendum, the vote of a citizen of the half-canton of Appenzell (which counts only as a half-cantonal vote) has a value 37 times higher than the vote of a citizen of the most populated canton, Zurich.
For those looking to hydrate with a non-alcoholic beverage, enjoy yourself an Appenzell Flauder from the beverage section of any local market.