Flag of Belgium

The Belgian flag is a vertical tricolour. The used colors in the flag are red, yellow, black. The proportion of the Belgian flag is 13:15. The Flag of Belgium was adopted in 1831. The first use of the current flag design was in 1831. The last change to the current Belgian flag design was in 1831.

Flag of Belgium

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Flag proportion

Ratio 13:15


  • First flag usage: 1831
  • Adoption current flag: 1831
  • Last change flag: 1831

Flag colors


About Belgium


11 491 346


11 787 sq mi
30 528 km2

Population density

975 sq mi
376 km2

Country information

Country: Belgium
Continent: Europe
Official languages: Dutch, French, German
Capital: Brussels
Government: Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Border length: 861 miles / 1 385 km
Neighbouring countries
France: 385 miles 620 km
Germany: 104 miles 167 km
Luxembourg: 92 miles 148 km
Netherlands: 280 miles 450 km

The Belgian flag is the flag of the country named Belgium. Belgium is located in continental Europe. Belgium has 4 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Belgium is 861 mi/ 1 385 km. Belgium border neighbours and border lengths are: France: 620 km, Germany: 167 km, Luxembourg: 148 km, Netherlands 450 km.

11 491 346 people are living in Belgium, a country stretching over 11 787 sq mi/ 30 528 km² (0.82% water). The population density in Belgium is of 975 per sq mi/ 376 people per km². The official language of Belgium is Dutch, French, German. The capital city of Belgium is Brüssel. Belgium is a Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

The currency in Belgium is the Belgium Euro € (EUR). UTC (standard time) in Belgium is UTC+01:00 and UTC+02:00 in summer. Belgium has the unique two-letter country code, BE (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is BEL, and its three-digit country code is 056. The calling code for Belgium is +32.




Euro € (EUR)


CET: UTC+01:00
CEST: UTC+02:00


Internet TLD: BE
Three-letter country code: BEL
Three-digit country code: 056
Calling code: +32