National Flag Of Luxembourg : Details And Meaning

Full Name: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Capital: Luxembourg
Phone code:+352
TLD: lu

The flag of Luxembourg (Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuerger Fändel, German: Flagge Luxemburgs, French: Drapeau du Luxembourg) consists of three horizontal stripes, red, white and blue, aIt was first used between 1845 and 1848 and officially adopted on June 23, 1972.

Luxembourg had no flag until 1830, when patriots were urged to display the national colors. The flag was defined as a horizontal tricolour of red, white, and blue in 1848, but it was not officially adopted until 1972. The tricolour flag is almost identical to that of the Netherlands, except that it is longer and its blue stripe is a lighter shade. The red, white, and blue colours were derived from the coat of arms of the House of Luxembourg.

National Flag of All Countries: Details And Meaning

Luxembourg has three official languages. The name of the flag in each of those three official languages is:

Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuerger Fändel
French: Drapeau du Luxembourg
Sky German: Flagge Luxemburgs

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