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Belarus Flag

Officially adopted on May 16, 1995, the current flag of the Republic of Belarus is a horizontal bicolor of red over green with a red ornamental pattern on a white vertical stripe.
Belarus Flag

Flag of Belarus

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The national flag of Belarus is a modification of the 1951 flag used while the country was a republic of the Soviet Union.

The flag consists of two horizontal stripes, the upper stripe of the Belarus flag is red, and the lower stripe is green in color. The flag has a red ornamental pattern on a white vertical stripe leveled at the hoist. The flag's ratio of width to length is 1:2.

The green stripe symbolizes the future, hope, spring and revival and also the forests and fields of Belarus. The red color symbolizes Belarus' past and the blood shed by the country men to achieve independence. The decorative pattern on the flag symbolizes Belarus' rich cultural heritage, its spiritual continuity, and the unity of its people.

Official Name: Republic of Belarus
Proportion: 1:2
Adopted on: June 7, 1995
Location: Eastern Europe bordered by Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia
Capital City: Minsk
Major Cities: Barysaw, Slutsk, Valozhyn, Salihorsk
Area: 80,155 square miles
Population: 9,503,807
Currency: Belarusian ruble (BYR)
Official Languages: Belarusian, Russian
National Anthem: State Anthem of the Republic of Belarus