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Herisau
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Coat of arms of Herisau
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden
District n.a.
Area
 • Total 25.2 km2 (9.7 sq mi)
Elevation 771 m (2,530 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 15,721
 • Density 623.8/km2 (1,616/sq mi)
Postal code 9100
Surrounded by Degersheim (SG), Flawil (SG), Gossau (SG), Hundwil, St. Gallen (SG), Schwellbrunn, Stein, Waldstatt

Herisau is the capital of the Swiss canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden. As of December 2008, it had 15,527 people living there.


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