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Flag of Netherlands
The Flag of the Netherlands was adopted in 1572.
three equal horizontal bands of red, white, and blue
three equal horizontal bands of red (bright vermilion; top), white, and blue (cobalt); similar to the flag of Luxembourg, which uses a lighter blue and is longer; the colors were derived from those of WILLIAM I, Prince of Orange, who led the Dutch Revolt against Spanish sovereignty in the latter half of the 16th century; originally the upper band was orange, but because its dye tended to turn red over time, the red shade was eventually made the permanent color; the banner is perhaps the oldest tricolor in continuous use
The Dutch flag is the flag of the country named Netherlands, officially the The Kingdom of the Netherlands, is a country in Europe, with an area of 42,531 square kilometers and a population of around 17,737,438. Its gdp is $909,070.40 Millions(2019). The capital of Netherlands is Amsterdam, and the official currency is Euro(EUR).
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