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- Switzerland is a confederacy that has a national symbol that is shared by all of swiss cantons beside their cantonal flags. The white cross on a red flag is considered as a national swiss symbol due to the different and independant swiss cantons.
- The white cross on a red flag is considered as a national swiss symbol due to the different and independant swiss cantons. The white cross on a red flag probably had its origins from the old Holy Roman Empire when all swiss cantons were included in the empire.
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There is not an 'official' national symbol. Unofficially the Swiss flag is the national symbol. This is a white cross on a red background. Unusually, the flag is square. Another national symbol is the figure Helvetia. She appears on the back of Swiss coins.