The flag of France, also known as the “Tricolour” or “Tricolore,” consists of three equal vertical stripes of blue, white, and red, from left to right. The blue stripe represents freedom, the white stripe represents equality, and the red stripe represents fraternity. The flag has a ratio of 2:3 and has been the national flag of France since the French Revolution in 1789. It is one of the most recognizable flags in the world and has served as a model for the flags of many other countries.