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The flag of Switzerland (Swiss Flag) is one of the national symbols of Switzerland. The Switzerland flag was officially adopted on December 12, 1889. Also, download a picture of the Switzerland flag outline for kids to color.


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The Switzerland national flag was officially adopted on December 12, 1889. The flag of Switzerland is based on the flag of the Canton of Schwyz, which is one of the first three cantons of the country.

The Switzerland flag picture reflects a common flag style from medieval times, as it comprises of a red square with a bold, equal, white cross in the center that does not expand to the edges of the flag.

Switzerland’s national flag and the Vatican City flag are the only perfect square flags. The Switzerland national flag represents freedom, honor, and fidelity.

Official Name: Schweizerische Editgenossenchaft
Capital: Bern
Location: Landlocked central European nation bordered by German.
Area: 41, 290 Sq. km.
Official Languages: German, French, And Italian.
National Flag: Red with a white-couped cross.
National Anthem of Switzerland: Schweizer psalm (German ) antique Suisse (French) Salmo Svizzero(Italian) Psalm Vizier, Romansch The Swiss Anthem (1961)
National symbol(s): Swiss cross (white cross on red field, arms equal length)
National colors: red, white
National anthem:
Name: the Swiss anthem has four names: “Schweizerpsalm” [German] “Cantique Suisse” [French] “Salmo svizzero,” [Italian] “Psalm svizzer” [Romansch] (Swiss Psalm)
Lyrics/Music: Leonhard WIDMER [German], Charles CHATELANAT [French], Camillo VALSANGIACOMO [Italian], and Flurin CAMATHIAS [Romansch]/Alberik ZWYSSIG

Fact about the Switzerland flag

Country Switzerland
Designed by NA
Adopted 1 December 1889
Revision NA
Design and Colors A red square with a white Greek cross in the center
Size Ratio 1:1

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