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Civic heraldry of Switzerland - Schweizer Wappen / Armorial de Suisse


Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft - Confédération suisse - Confederazione Svizzera - Confederaziun svizra

Switzerland.jpg Switzerland-flag.gif Switzerland-location.jpg
The National Arms of Switzerland The National Flag Location

Administrative division

The Swiss Confederation consists of 26 cantons, which have, in comparison with the situation in other countries, a high degree of independence. The Cantons comprise a total of 2,485 municipalities, which, in some cantons, are clustered into Districts (Bezirke, Rayons).

All cantons and nearly all the municipalities use arms. Only a few districts use arms.

Arms of cantons, districts and municipalities

  • Arms of the cantons
Canton Capital Canton Capital
Aargau.jpg Aargau Aarau Nidwalde.jpg Nidwalden Stans
Appenzar.jpg Appenzell Ausserrhoden Herisau Obwalden.jpg Obwalden Sarnen
Appenzir.jpg Appenzell Innerrhoden Appenzell Schaffhk.jpg Schaffhausen Schaffhausen
Basell.jpg Basel-Landschaft Liestal Schwyz.jpg Schwyz Schwyz
Basels.jpg Basel-Stadt Basel Solothur.jpg Solothurn Solothurn
Bern.jpg Bern Bern St-galle.jpg St. Gallen Sankt Gallen
Fribourk.jpg Fribourg Fribourg Thurgau.jpg Thurgau Frauenfeld
Genevek.jpg Genève Genève Ticino.jpg Ticino Bellinzona
Glarusk.jpg Glarus Glarus Uri.jpg Uri Altdorf
Graubund.jpg Graubünden Chur Wallis.jpg Valais/Wallis Sion
Jura.jpg Jura Delémont Vaud.jpg Vaud Lausanne
Luzern.jpg Luzern Luzern Zugs.jpg Zug Zug
Neuchatk.jpg Neuchâtel Neuchâtel Zurich.jpg Zürich Zürich

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