The Dutch flag has 3 primary colors, which are red, white and blue.
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.
Color Names & Codes of the Dutch Flag
RGB 200, 16, 46
CMYK 0, 100, 80, 5
RGB 255, 255, 255
CMYK N. A.
RAL N. A.
RGB 0, 61, 165
CMYK 100, 76, 0, 9
What is the meaning of colors in the Netherlands flag?
Red, white and blue, the three colors in the Dutch flag, stand for bravery, strength and valor, honesty and peace and loyalty, justice and vigilance, 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 Netherlands flag.