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About Flag of Belgium

The black (hoist side), yellow, and red vertical stripes make up Belgium’s national flag.

Black makes up the hoist side stripe of Belgium’s national flag. The national coat of arms is represented by the colours of the flag, which are black, gold, and red. The colours of the shield are black, the lion is gold, and the claws and tongue of the lion are red.

After Belgium acquired independence from the Netherlands in 1830, the Belgian flag was formally adopted on January 23, 1831.

Facts about Belgium flag

Country Belgium
Designed by NA
Adopted 23th January 1831
Revision 1950
Design and Colors A vertical tricolour of black, yellow, and red. Technically the national flag, but rarely seen.
Size Ratio 13:15 (Proportion)