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Belarus Flag

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The Belarus flag was officially adopted on June 7, 1995. The Belarus flag is a horizontal bicolor of red over green in a ratio of 2:1.

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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 countrymen 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 of Belarus: Eastern Europe . It is bordered by Russia, Latvia, Ukraine, and Poland.
Capital City of Belarus: Minsk
Major Cities of Belarus: Barysaw, Slutsk, Valozhyn, Salihorsk
Area: 80,155 square miles
The population of Belarus: 9.54 million
Currency: Belarusian ruble (BYR)
Official Languages: Belarusian, Russian
National Anthem: State Anthem of the Republic of Belarus
National symbol(s): no clearly defined current national symbol, the mounted knight known as Pahonia (the Chaser) is the traditional Belarusian symbol
National colors: green, red, white
National anthem:
Name: “My, Bielarusy” (We Belarusians)
Lyrics/Music: Mikhas KLIMKOVICH and Uladzimir KARYZNA/Nester SAKALOUSKI

Facts about the Belarus flag

Country Belarus
Designed by Matrena Markevich- Pattern, designed
Adopted June 7, 1995 (original design with a thinner ornament pattern) February 10, 2012 (current (above) design with a thicker ornament pattern)
Revision NA
Design and Colors A horizontal bicolor of red over the green in a 2:1 ratio, with a red ornamental pattern on a white vertical stripe at the hoist.
Size Ratio 1:2

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