Switzerland Flag Meaning & Details

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 Switzerland Flag
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  • red square with a bold, equilateral white cross in the center that does not extend to the edges of the flag

  • various medieval legends purport to describe the origin of the flag

  • a white cross used as identification for troops of the Swiss Confederation is first attested at the Battle of Laupen (1339)


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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