The flag of Belarus is represented by a combination of letters 🇧 and 🇾 on some platforms and appears as a single emoji on supported platforms. The Flag: Belarus emoji was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
About The Flag
🇧🇾 The flag of Belarus is a red-and-green flag with a white-and-red ornament pattern placed at the hoist end.
🔴 The red represents the blood of those who fought for Belarus’s independence
🟢 The white represents purity and innocence
⚪🔴 The white-and-red ornament pattern is a traditional Belarusian design that is symbolic of the country’s cultural heritage
📅 The current flag of Belarus was officially adopted on May 7, 2012, after a change in the design of the flag
🇧🇾 There have been some controversies regarding the flag of Belarus, including its similarity to the flag of the European Union and the inclusion of the red stripe, which is associated with communism
Interesting Facts About Belarus
1. 🗺 Belarus is the only country in Europe with no border with another EU member state – it has borders with Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, and Russia.
2. 🚊 The capital city of Minsk is home to one of the world’s most efficient metro systems, which opened in 1984.
3. 📚 The country has a high literacy rate, with over 99% of adults in the country able to read and write.
4. 🌆 Belarus is home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including two old castles: Mir Castle Complex and Nesvizh Palace.
5. 🤔 The country is known for its unique culture and traditions, including the traditional Kalyada festival in which people dress up as characters from Belarusian folklore.
6. 🌳 Belarus has the largest forest cover in Europe at over 40% of its landmass!
7. 🐝 Beekeeping is a popular activity in Belarus and the country is known for its high-quality honey production.
8. 🏆 Belarus consistently ranks highly in the Olympic Games, with a total of 135 medals won since 1996.
9. 🚕 The popular “Marshrutka” shared taxi services are a common mode of transport across the country.
10. 🌲 Belarus is home to over 6,000 species of plants, many of which are found in the country’s 27 national parks.
Emoji Combinations For Belarus
1. 🗺️🇧🇾💰🤝 – Exploring Belarus with a business venture
2. 🌆🚕️🇧🇾⛳ – Minsk City Tour and Golfing
3. 📖🐝😊✈️🇧🇾 – Learning about beekeeping and visiting Belarus
4. 🤔👩👧👦🗺️🇧🇾 – Exploring Belarus with family
5. 🏆⛷️⚽️🐋🇧🇾 – Winning Olympic Medals and Whale Watching in Belarus
6. 🕌🎭🏰🎨🇧🇾 – Visiting Mosques, Theatre, Castles and Art in Belarus
7. 🤗👩⚖️⛺️🐿️🇧🇾 – Experiencing Hospitality, Law and Wildlife in Belarus
8. 🤩🛍️⛪️👳♂️🇧🇾 – Shopping, Sightseeing and Meeting People in Belarus
9. 🎨👩✈️🚊🎳️🇧🇾 – Appreciating Art, Flying and Playing Bowling in Belarus
10. 🥘⛰️🤝👩🦱️🇧🇾 – Eating Delicious Food, Hiking and Meeting Locals in Belarus
11. 🔥🤹♂️✈️☃️🇧🇾 – Fire Shows, Sightseeing and Snow Activities in Belarus
12. 🎠👩🏫⛷️🗺️🇧🇾 – Enjoying Amusement Parks, Learning and Skiing in Belarus
13. 🤸♀️🚩🤝👨🌾️🇧🇾 – Doing Yoga, Visiting Monuments and Meeting Farmers in Belarus
14. 🛩️⛷️✈️😊🇧🇾 – Flying and Skiing, Enjoying the Views in Belarus
15. 🤝👨🎓👩🔬⛱️🇧🇾 – Meeting Students and Scientists, Relaxing on Beaches in Belarus
16. 🥃👩🌾🏰☂️🇧🇾 – Enjoying Local Drinks, Visiting Farms and Castles in Belarus
17. 🚗👨❤️👨🐝♻️🇧🇾 – Exploring by Car, Honey Collecting and Sustainable Activities in Belarus
18. 🤝👩💻🗺️😃🇧🇾 – Meeting People, Exploring Landmarks and Having Fun in Belarus
19. 🔨☁️⚓️✈️🇧🇾 – Constructing Buildings, Boating and Sightseeing in Belarus
20. 🤔🗺️⛷️😊🇧🇾 – Exploring Landmarks, Skiing and Enjoying the Views in Belarus
21. 🌲👩⚕️☀️✈️🇧🇾 – Exploring Nature, Going to the Beach and Sightseeing in Belarus
22. 🐝💰☂️👨🦳️🇧🇾 – Beekeeping, Shopping and Meeting Elderly People in Belarus
23. 🏊♀️⛰️🤝👩🎨🇧🇾 – Swimming, Hiking and Meeting Artists in Belarus
24. 🐋❄️☔️🤹♂️🇧🇾 – Whale Watching, Enjoying Winter Activities and Shows in Belarus
25. 🗺️🔥🤝👩🌾️🇧🇾 – Exploring Landmarks, Fire Shows and Meeting Farmers in Belarus.
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