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Republic o the Seven Unitit Netherlands / Provinces
Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden / Zeven Provinciën
Confederal Republic

 

1581–1795
Flag Coat o airms
Motto
Concordia res parvae crescunt[1]
(Laitin: Smaa things grow bi concord)
Provinces an Dependencies
Caipital None

De facto The Hague (govrenment seat)/ Amsterdam (cultural/financial centre/lairgest ceety)

Leid(s) Dutch
Government Confederal Republic
Legislatur Dutch States-General
Historical era Early Modren Age
 - Act o Abjuration 26 Julie 1581
 - French Revolutionary Wars 19 Januar 1795
The day pairt o Banner o Netherlands Netherlands
Banner o Belgium Belgium

The Dutch Republic—offeecially kent as the Republic o the Seven Unitit Netherlands (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden), the Republic o the Unitit Netherlands, or the Republic o the Seven Unitit Provinces (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Provinciën)—wis a republic in Europe existin frae 1581, when pairt o the Netherlands separatit frae Spainyie rule, tae 1795. It precedit the Batavian Republic, the Unitit Kinrick o the Netherlands an ultimately the modren Kinrick o the Netherlands. Alternative names include the Unitit Provinces (Verenigde Provinciën), Federatit Dutch Provinces (Foederatae Belgii Provinciae), an Dutch Federation (Belgica Foederata).

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  1. In full Concordia res parvae crescunt, discordia maximae dilabuntur. Hubert de Vries, Wapens van de Nederlanden. De historische ontwikkeling van de heraldische symbolen van Nederland, België, hun provincies en Luxemburg. Uitgeverij Jan Mets, Amsterdam, 1995, p. 31–32.