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"Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands."

Translation:Amsterdam is de hoofdstad van Nederland.

September 19, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brick486713

If I remember correctly, older constitutions named Den Hague as the capital, though the capital was not actually moved from Amsterdam. However the new Dutch constitution of 2018, Chapter 2, article 32 states: Upon assuming the royal prerogative the King shall be sworn in and inaugurated as soon as possible in the capitl city, Amsterdam, ... .

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