Flag of France

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France
Flag of France.svg
NameTricolour
UseNational flag
Proportion2:3
AdoptedJune 1976[1] (Dark version first adopted on 15 February 1794)
DesignA vertical tricolour of blue, white, and red
Designed byLafayette, Jacques-Louis David
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
Variant flag of France
UseNational flag
Proportion2:3
Adopted5 March 1848
(First time adopted 15 February 1794)
DesignAs above, but with the dark shades
Civil and Naval Ensign of France.svg
Variant flag of France
UseNational ensign
Proportion2:3
Adopted17 May 1853 (Previously the same as the national flag)
Used in the darker shade[1]
DesignAs above, but with bars in proportion 30:33:37. (See French ensigns.)

The Flag of France is called the "Tricolour" (French: le drapeau tricolore). It was adopted 15 February 1794. It is blue, white and red. The current colors are the ones that Valéry Giscard d'Estaing chose.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Drapeau Français". promo-drapeaux.fr. Retrieved 31 January 2019.