Flag of Belarus (GIF)



The flag of Belarus (Belarusian: Сцяг Беларусі; Russian: Флаг Белоруссии) is a horizontal two-color flag of red over green in a 2:1 ratio, with a red decorative pattern on a white vertical stripe at the hoist side. While the red represents the freedom and sacrifice of the ancestors of the nation, the green symbolizes life. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on June 7, 1995.

Also, the national emblem of Belarus includes a ribbon in the colors of the national flag surrounding clover and flax flowers, a map of Belarus in the sun's rays, a globe indicating the position of Belarus, and a red star between the ears of wheat.

The Belarus flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. Its capital is Minsk, and its population is about 9.34 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine.

The waving flag of Belarus with its emblem (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Minsk
Other major city:Homyel
Official languages:Belarusian, Russian
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:83.7% Belarusians,
8.3% Russians,
3.1% Poles,
1.7% Ukrainians,
3.2% Other
Religions:48.3% Eastern Orthodoxy,
41.1% irreligion,
7.1% Roman Catholicism,
3.3% Other Religions
Nationality name:Belarusian
Area:207,595 km²
(80,153 sq mi)
Population:9.34 million (2021)
Currency:Belarusian ruble
Country codes:BY, BLR (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.by
Calling code:+375
Flag emoji code:🇧🇾


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Belarus (Belarusian: Сцяг і герб Беларусі; Russian: Флаг и герб Беларуси), GIF (Russian: гиф)

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