Flag of Belgium

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Flag of Belgium.svg
UseNational flag
AdoptedJanuary 23, 1831
DesignA vertical tricolour of black, yellow, and red. Technically the national flag, but rarely seen.
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Variant flag of Belgium
UseNational flag and civil ensign De facto version of flag
Proportion2:3 or similar
DesignAs above. Much more common than the official version.
Government Ensign of Belgium.svg
Variant flag of Belgium
UseState ensign

The national flag of Belgium has three equal vertical bands of black, yellow, and red. The colours were taken from the colours of the Duchy of Brabant.