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Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-32 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-32 map

Facts in brief:

Located on the Sitter river; traditional capital of the old Appenzell region that was ruled by the Benedictines of St. Gall, & home of the abbots; became capital of the Catholic half of the canton of Appenzell when it was divided in 1597.

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