Flag of Belarus

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Belarus
Flag of Belarus.svg
Use National flag National flag
Proportion 1:2
Adopted June 7, 1995 (updated in 2012)
Design A horizontal bicolor of red over green in a 2:1 ratio, with a red ornamental pattern on a white vertical stripe at the hoist

The current national flag of Belarus was started to be used on June 7, 1995. This new design replaced a historical flag used by the Belarusian People's Republic of 1918. The current flag is a change of the 1951 flag.

The flag has a red upper stripe and a green lower stripe. A vertical red and white pattern is against the flagstaff.