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An independent semi-canton

Appenzell Säntis

The canton if Appenzell is part of Switzerland since 1513 and it is completely surrounded by St. Gallen. It peacefully split in 1597 into the catholic Appenzell Innerrhoden and the protestant Appenzell Ausserrhoden. Despite of being united for a long time, both cantons are two separated and fully independent cantons.

Politics

Appenzell Landsgemeinde

This canton is measured on its population the smallest and has the second-smallest area. It is the last canton, where women got their voting right in 1991. Except of Uri, it is the only canton to preserve the country community, an annual meeting of all residents, which is taking place on the last Sunday of April. 

Singularity

Appenzell men

The canton is not only known for its cheese, the Appenzeller, but is also very popular for naked hiking and for car rental companies because of its low car taxes. 

The region in numbers

Area in km²
172
Volume, persons per km²
93
Population
16000
Percentage of foreigners
11.3%
GDP in millions
966
Admission to confederation
1513
Number of municipalities
6
Unemployment rate in %
1.1%
Active population
8900
Percentage of agricultural area
59.4%