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

  • Red: #EE1C25
  • Yellow: #FFFF00

What are the colors of Chinese flag?

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

Red Color Codes

Hex EE1C25
RGB 238, 28, 37
CMYK 0, 88, 84, 7
Pantone 186
RAL 3026
Yellow - FFFF00

Yellow Color Codes

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.

China Flag Image with Color Palette

China Flag Color Palette

Download the Chinese flag Color Palette image along with the color hex codes as a single image. These are the suggested colors to be used for digital media. For print and spot color values, please refer to the information above. The Pantone® (PMS) values and RAL.

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