China Flag Color Codes with HEX, RGB, CYMK & Pantone

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  • Red: #EE1C25
  • Yellow: #FFFF00
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The Chinese flag has 2 primary colors, which are red and yellow. The table below has the common and popular codes of these colors in HEX, RGB and CMYK formats along with Pantone (PMS), RAL and NCS (Natural Color System). Please note that HEX and RGB codes are to be used for digital works and web pages (including HTML and CSS) while the CMYK values are for printers. The China flag is known as Wǔxīng Hóngqí.

The National Flag of the People's Republic of China has a red field with five golden stars (a large and four smaller ones) at the canton. The red color represents the Chinese Communist Revolution and the five stars symbolise the unity of diverse Chinese subjects under the Communist Party of China.

Color Names & Codes of the Chinese Flag


Red - EE1C25
  • HEX #EE1C25
  • RGB 238, 28, 37
  • CMYK 0, 88, 84, 7
  • Pantone 186
  • RAL 3026


Yellow - FFFF00
  • HEX #FFFF00
  • RGB 255, 255, 0
  • CMYK 0, 0, 100, 0
  • Pantone 102
  • RAL 1026

What is the meaning of colors in the China flag?

Red and yellow, the two colors in the Chinese flag, stand for the communist revolution and unity in diversity, respectively. Also, specially in case of state flags, the meaning associated with the colors are generally endorsed by an official charter. However, at times the symbolism is simply understood by being descended from the culture of the land or has seeped so deeply into customs that, now, the two are inextricably linked. Please also note that there can be more than one meaning for the colors in the China flag.

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