The National Flag of the Republic of Belarus

The National Flag of the Republic of Belarus is a symbol of the state sovereignty of the Republic of Belarus. it is a rectangular panel consisting of two horizontally arranged colored bands: the top one is red in width 2/3 and the lower one is green in 1/3 of the width of the flag.

Near the shaft is a vertical Belarusian national ornament of red color on a white field, making 1/9 of the length of the flag. The ratio of the width of the flag to its length is 1: 2. The flag is mounted on a pole (flagpole), which is painted in golden (ocher) color. During ceremonies and other solemn events, the National Flag of the Republic of Belarus is used with a rhomboid-shaped tip with a five-pointed star, similar to its image on the State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus. The tips are made of yellow metal.

 

The State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus

The State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus is a symbol of the state sovereignty of the Republic of Belarus.

The State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus is a green contour of the State Border of the Republic of Belarus placed in the silver field, superimposed on the golden rays of the sun rising above the globe. At the top of the field is a five-pointed red star. The State Emblem is framed with a wreath of golden ears, intertwined with flowers of clover on the right, and flowers of flax on the left. The wreath is thrice translated from each side by a red-green ribbon, in the middle part of which the words «The Republic of Belarus» are inscribed in gold on the base of the State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus.

 

 

Republic of Belarus: general characteristics
Territory - 207,6 thousand sq. km State structure - Presidential Republic
Population - 9 480.9 thousand Religion - Christianity, Judaism, Islam
Population density - 46 people/km2 National currency - Belarusian ruble (BYN)
The capital is Minsk, the population is 1,938.2 thousand people Internet domain - BY
Language - Belarusian, Russian Phone code - +375
Time zone - UTC+3 Climate - Temperate continental
Emergency phone numbers Police - 102
Ambulance - 103
Ministry of Emergency Situations - 101