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WHICH COUNTRY WAS ONCE KNOWN AS THE “HELVETIC REPUBLIC”?
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[STC00535] During the French Revolutionary Wars, which began in 1798 and lasted until 1799, France invaded Switzerland, and a major portion of the country, with the exception of Geneva and the provinces of Bormio, Chiavenna, and Valtellina, was renamed the Helvetic Republic for a period of time. The Helvetic Republic did not fall apart until 1803, when it was brought down by local resistance. The Helvetic Republic was the sister republic of France. The name stemmed from the Celtic Helvetii people, who migrated to Switzerland during the reign of the Roman Empire. The Helvetic Republic was an early attempt at building a centralized government, but despite its brief existence, it was successful in bringing about a number of changes to the way the government operated.