The Netherlands flag is one of the oldest flags in the world, dating back to the 13th century. During the Eighty Years' War (1568-1648), Dutch patriots used this flag to symbolise their struggle for independence from Spain. The current design of the Netherlands flag was adopted in 1937, and it consists of three colours: orange, white, and blue. This flag is often referred to as the "Prince's Flag" or the "Orange-White-Blue."
- Made from highest-quality MOD grade flag fabric.
- Made to official Flag Institute guidelines.
- Specifically designed and manufactured for outdoor flying
- Hemmed on the three exposed sides with a strong double hem
- Complete with headband, rope and toggle ready to fly
We manufacture and supply the Netherlands flag ready to fly on the top of a flagpole in either hand sewn or digitally printed options.
Hand-sewn Netherlands national flags are made to MoD & Flag Institute standard patterns by cutting panels of the required colours from a roll of fabric, before being sewn together by our skilled flagmakers to create the official Netherlands pattern. National flag designs with complex details will have a printed panel or badge added to the main field of the flag.
Dye-sublimated Netherlands national flags are created using our state-of-the-art textile print systems and woven polyester flag fabric in our UK manufacturing facility. Chosen for strength and durability, knitted polyester is an ideal choice for anybody looking for a good-value national flag finished and ready to fly from your flagpole.
The Netherlands national flag is finished by hand with a headband rope and toggle as standard, ready to attach directly to a flagpole. The three exposed sides of the flag are finished with a strong double hem and a triple sewn hem on the fly edge for extra durability.
Other finishes are available, please be sure to select the correct option for you or contact a member of our team for support.
The Meaning of the Colours on the Netherlands Flag
Composed of three horizontal stripes in red, white, and blue the meaning of the colours on the Netherlands flag represents the country's values of freedom and unity. The red stripe symbolises courage and strength, while the white stripe represents peace and purity. The blue stripe on the Netherlands flag stands for loyalty and perseverance. Together, the colours of the Netherlands flag represent the country's commitment to liberty and justice for all.
Interesting Facts About the Netherlands Flag
The Dutch flag is based on the French tricolour flag. The blue, white, and red stripes represent the three communities that together make up the Netherlands: the Dutch Protestants (the blue stripe), the Dutch Catholics (the white stripe), and the immigrants from former colonies (the red stripe). The Use of the Netherlands Flag in Sports
The Netherlands flag is a popular choice for athletes and sports teams from the Netherlands. The flag is often seen at international sporting events, such as the Olympics.
Dutch fans use the flag to show support for their team or country. Some people believe that the flag represents Dutch values of tolerance, multiculturalism, and national pride.
Netherlands Flags for the 2022 FIFA World Cup
The Netherlands will be participating in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. The Dutch national team has traditionally been one of the strongest teams in international football, having won the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and reaching the final again in 2014. With the Netherlands set to compete at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, fans will be flying the Dutch flag proudly to show their support for the team - and so should you!
Netherland's Matches at the FIFA World Cup 2022:
Nov 21 - Netherlands vs. Senegal
Nov 25 - Netherlands vs. Ecuador
Nov 29 - Netherlands vs. Qatar
The FIFA World Cup is the biggest soccer tournament in the world, and it's just around the corner. With that in mind, you'll want to make sure you have your country's flag ready to go for the event.
Order Your Netherlands Flag Today
Looking to show your support for the Netherlands at the upcoming FIFA World Cup? Or for another cause altogether? Flagmakers has you covered, with custom-made Netherlands flags perfect for waving in support of your team. Whether you want a small flag to take to the game or a large one to fly from your house or offices, we have plenty of options available. So get ready to cheer on the Netherlands in style – order your flag from us today.
Frequently Asked Questions
What size flag do I need?
All our national flags are available in international standard sizes. If you're intending on flying your flag from a flagpole you can use this handy guide to help you choose the right size flag for your pole.