Tiberina Republic

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Tiberina Republic
Repubblica Tiberina
1798–1798
Flag of Tiberina Republic
Flag
Map of Perugia within modern Italy
Map of Perugia within modern Italy
Capital Perugia
Common languages Italian
Government Republic
Consul  
Historical era French Revolutionary Wars
• Proclaimed
4 February 1798
• 
7 March 1798
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Papal States
Roman Republic (18th century)

The so-called Tiberina Republic (Italian: Repubblica Tiberina) was a revolutionary municipality proclaimed on 4 February 1798, when republicans took power in the city of Perugia. It was an occupation zone that took its name from the river Tiber. A month later, the government of all the Papal States was changed into a republic: the Roman Republic, which Perugia belonged to. Its head was a consul and it used a tricolor similar to the French flag.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cahoon, Ben. "Tiberina Republic". worldstatesmen.org. Retrieved 29 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tiberina Republic (1798-1799) (Italy)". crwflags.com. 2 November 1998. Retrieved 29 March 2015. 

Coordinates: 43°6′44″N 12°23′20″E / 43.11222°N 12.38889°E / 43.11222; 12.38889