|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 introduced 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.