National flag of Netherlands

The official name of Netherlands (NLD) is Kingdom of the Netherlands and consists of Red, white and blue flag colors. The capital city of Netherlands is Amsterdam. Netherlands has the total estimated population as of 2020 is 16,881,000 or 16.9 M based on 12 states, 15 cities. The independence day is celebrated on July 26, 1581 and the founder of Netherlands is William the Silent.



About Netherlands Flag

Netherlands flag
Netherlands Flag Colors   Red
Meaning of Netherlands flag colors

Red ((bright vermilion)): It was initially chosen to be orange but the color kept getting worn off in sunlight’s exposure so it was changed to red in the mid-17th century. White: color shows independence and peace Cobalt Blue: Shows the signs of unity with Europe

Proportion 2:3
Proportion (decimals) 1.5
Flag Adoption Date February 19, 1937

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Provinces/States (12)

Cities (15)

Airports (107)

  • Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden. Locatie Zuid Heliport
  • Medisch Centrum Rijnmond. Locatie Zuid Heliport
  • Medisch Spectrum Twente Heliport
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