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Appenzell, a small canton of Switzerland, lying wholly within the confines of the larger canton of St. Gall. Its area of 152 square miles is divided into two districts, the inner and outer Rhoden; the former is agricultural and Catholic, the latter is Protestant, and manufactures linen and cotton goods, embroideries, and dyes. The south of the canton is mountainous, M. Sentis (8,220 ft.) being the highest peak. The chief towns are Appenzell, Trogen, Gais, and Herisau. Appenzell, the capital, is on the left bank of the river Sittem.