Flag of the Netherlands

The Dutch flag is a horizontal triband. The used colors in the flag are blue, red, white. The proportion of the Dutch flag is 2:3. The Flag of the Netherlands was adopted in 1572. The first use of the current flag design was in 1572. The last change to the current Dutch flag design was in 1937.

Flag of the Netherlands

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: 1572
  • Adoption current flag: 1572
  • Last change flag: 1937

Flag colors


About The Netherlands


17 084 719


16 040 sq mi
41 543 km2

Population density

1 065 sq mi
411 km2

Country information

Country: The Netherlands
Continent: Europe
Official languages: Dutch
Capital: Amsterdam
Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Border length: 638 miles / 1 027 km
Neighbouring countries
Belgium: 280 miles 450 km
Germany: 359 miles 577 km

The Dutch flag is the flag of the country named The Netherlands. The Netherlands is located in continental Europe. The Netherlands has 2 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of The Netherlands is 638 mi/ 1 027 km. The Netherlands border neighbours and border lengths are: .

17 084 719 people are living in the Netherlands, a country stretching over 16 040 sq mi/ 41 543 km² (18.41% water). The population density in The Netherlands is of 1065 per sq mi/ 411 people per km². The official language of The Netherlands is Dutch. The capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam. The Netherlands is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

The currency in the Netherlands is the Euro € (EUR). UTC (standard time) in The Netherlands is UTC+01:00 and UTC+02:00 in summer. The Netherlands has the unique two-letter country code, NL (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is NLD, and its three-digit country code is 528. The calling code for The Netherlands is +31.




Euro € (EUR)


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


Internet TLD: NL
Three-letter country code: NLD
Three-digit country code: 528
Calling code: +31