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Encyclopedia > Gallery of sovereign state flags

This gallery of sovereign state flags shows the flags of sovereign states in the list of sovereign states. For flags of other nations see the flags of non-sovereign nations. Each flag is depicted as if the flagpole is positioned on the left of the flag, except the flag of Western Sahara. The tricolor flag of France A flag is a piece of coloured cloth flown from a pole or mast, usually for purposes of signalling or identification. ... This article discusses states as sovereign political entities. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Often, the flags listed below have more than one meaning. ... Flag of Western Sahara, ratio 1:2 The flag of Western Sahara is black, red, white and green, the Arab colors, with the crescent and star being a Muslim symbol. ...

National flags and coats of arms
Flags of sovereign states | Coats of arms of sovereign states
Flags of dependent territories | Flags of unrecognised sovereign states


A national flag is a flag that symbolises a country and that can usually be flown by citizens of that country. ... A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... This gallery of sovereign state coats of arms shows the coat of arms of sovereign states in the list of sovereign states. ... This overview contains the flags of dependent territories. ... This overview contains the flags of self-proclaimed states that have declared their independence, exert control over (at least part of) the claimed territory and population, but have not been acknowledged as independent states by the international community at large. ...

 
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Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z The list of national flags regroups flags representing independent states. ... Often, the flags listed below have more than one meaning. ... This is a list of all flags available here, mostly national and regional flags. ... This is a Gallery of flags with animals in their designs. ... 1 Black flag Green flag Flag of Libya Flag of the Sultanate of Muscat Red flag White flag 2 Flag of Alabama Flag of Alaska Flag of Alphen aan den Rijn Anarcho-syndicalism flag Flag of Atlanta Flag of Austria Flag of Bahrain Flag of Bangladesh Flag of Brittany Cross... This is a list of flags that contain any amount of color each color listed here, See also: Lists of flags. ... This is a gallery of flags arranged by design. ... This is a gallery of flags based on British ensigns. ... This gallery of flags of English subdivisions shows the flags of some of the 48 ceremonial counties of England, as not all counties have there own. ... This is a list of flags used in Rhodesia between 1896 and 1979 National Flags Vice-Regal and Presidential See also Unilateral Declaration of Independence (Rhodesia) Categories: | ... This is a list of flags that are used exclusively in Scotland. ... The flags of the U.S. states exhibit a wide variety of regional influences and local histories, as well as widely different styles and design principles. ... This is a list of flags used exclusively in Wales. ...


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Flag of
Flag of Afghanistan
Flag of
Flag of Albania
Flag of
Flag of Algeria
Flag of
Flag of Andorra
Flag of
Flag of Angola
Flag of
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda
Flag of
Flag of Argentina
Flag of
Flag of Armenia
Flag of
Flag of Australia
Flag of
Flag of Austria
Flag of
Flag of Azerbaijan

Image File history File links Flag_of_Afghanistan. ... Afghanistans flag, from 2001 to Present. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Albania. ... Flag Ratio: 5:7 The national flag of Albania ( ) is a base red flag with a black two-headed eagle in the centre. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Algeria () consists of two equal vertical stripes, green and white, and bears, in the centre, a red crescent and star. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Andorra. ... The flag of Andorra The national flag of Andorra was adopted in 1866. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Angola. ... The national flag of Angola is split horizontally into an upper red half and a lower black half. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Antigua_and_Barbuda. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Antigua and Barbuda was adopted on February 27, 1967, and was designed by a school teacher named Reginald Samuels. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... The flag has a 9:14 ratio The ornamental flag The national flag of Argentina dates from 1812. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Armenia. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The national flag of Armenia consists of three horizontal bands, colored red, blue and orange. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Australia is blue with the flag of the United Kingdom (the Union Jack, or Union Flag) in the canton (the upper hoist quarter), and a large seven-pointed star known as the Commonwealth Star (six points representing the six current states and one... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Civil Flag Ratio: 2:3 State Flag Ratio: 2:3 The flag of Austria has three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and red. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Azerbaijan. ... Flag Ratio 1:2 The flag of Azerbaijan consists of three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), red, and green; a white crescent and an eight-pointed star are centered in the red band. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Bahamas
Flag of
Flag of Bahrain
Flag of
Flag of Bangladesh
Flag of
Flag of Barbados
Flag of
Flag of Belarus
Flag of
Flag of Belgium
Flag of
Flag of Belize
Flag of
Flag of Benin
Flag of
Flag of Bhutan
Flag of
Flag of Bolivia
Flag of
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of
Flag of Botswana
Flag of
Flag of Brazil
Flag of
Flag of Brunei
Flag of
Flag of Bulgaria
Flag of
Flag of Burkina Faso
Flag of
Flag of Burundi
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The national flag of Bahamas was adopted on July 10, 1973. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bahrain. ... Flag Ratio: 3:5 The national flag of Bahrain was modified in 2002. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bangladesh. ... Flag Ratio: 3:5 The national flag of Bangladesh was adopted officially on January 17, 1972. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Barbados. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Barbados was officially adopted on November 30, 1966, the islands first Independence Day. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Current flag of Belarus (since 1995) The current national flag of Belarus was formally changed on June 7, 1995, following the result of a referendum voted on by the Belarusian people in the previous month. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium. ... The state and war flag. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belize. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Belize was adopted on September 21, 1981 upon independence from the United Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Benin. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Benin was originally adopted in 1959 and replaced in 1975. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bhutan. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Bhutan consists of a white dragon over a yellow and orange background. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bolivia. ... Civil flag and ensign, ratio: 15:22 State and war flag, ratio: 15:22 The current flag of Bolivia was originally adopted by Bolivia in 1851. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina contains a wide medium blue vertical band on the fly side with a yellow isosceles triangle abutting the band and the top of the flag. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Botswana. ... Flag Ratio: 5:8 The national flag of Botswana was adopted on September 30, 1966. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Flag ratio: 7:10 The temporary Republican Brazilian Flag, November 15 -19 1889. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brunei. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The national flag of Brunei was adopted on September 29, 1959 when the country was a British protectorate, and was retained when the country gained full independence on January 1, 1984, as Brunei Darussalam (State of Brunei, Abode of Peace). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Bulgaria consists of three equal horizontal bands of white (top), green, and red. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burkina_Faso. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Burkina Faso is formed by two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a yellow five-pointed star in the center. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burundi. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Burundi was adopted on June 28, 1967. ...

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Flag of Cambodia
Flag of
Flag of Cameroon
Flag of
Flag of Canada
Flag of
Flag of Cape Verde
Flag of
Flag of Central African Republic
Flag of
Flag of Chad
Flag of
Flag of Chile

Flag of the People's Republic of China
Flag of
Flag of Colombia
Flag of
Flag of Comoros
Flag of
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flag of
Flag of the Republic of the Congo
Flag of
Flag of Costa Rica

Flag of Côte d'Ivoire
Flag of
Flag of Croatia
Flag of
Flag of Cuba
Flag of
Flag of Cyprus
Flag of
Flag of the Czech Republic
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Cambodia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Cambodia () was readopted in 1993, after elections returned the monarchy to rule. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cameroon. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Cameroon was adopted in its present form on May 20, 1975 after Cameroon was made a unitary state. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 (1965–Present) The National Flag of Canada, popularly known as the Maple Leaf Flag (French: lUnifolié the one-leaved), is a base red flag with a white square in its centre, featuring a red stylized 11-pointed maple leaf. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cape_Verde. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The national Flag of Cape Verde was adopted on September 22, 1992 and symbolized a break in relations with Guinea-Bissau, with whom Cape Verde was to unite. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Central_African_Republic. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of the Central African Republic was adopted on December 1, 1958. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chad. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of the Republic of Chad is a vertical tricolor consisting (left to right) of a blue, a yellow and a red field. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Chile consists of two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and red; there is a blue square the same height as the white band at the hoist-side end of the white band; the square bears a white five-pointed star in the... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Ratio 2:3 The Flag of the Peoples Republic of China, the Five-Starred Red Flag (五星红旗 in pinyin: wÇ” xÄ«ng hóng qí), was designed by Zeng Liansong, an economist by trade and a talented artist who took residence in Ruian (瑞安 ruì Ä... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Colombia was adopted on November 26, 1861. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Comoros. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 This flag design is a new one, and was adopted in 2003. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo. ... Flag ratio: 2:3, since 1997 Flag of Association Internationale Africaine as well as the Congo Free State (1877-1908) and the Belgian Congo (1908-1960) 1960-1963 independence flag 1963-1966 flag 1966-1971 flag Flag of Zaire (1971-1997) Unofficial variation of the independence flag The flag of... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of the Republic of the Congo was originally adopted on August 18, 1958. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Costa_Rica. ... State and war flag and ensign, ratio: 3:5 Civil ensign, ratio: 2:3 The Flag of Costa Rica was adopted on November 27, 1906. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cote_dIvoire. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Côte dIvoire features three equal vertical bands of orange (hoist side), white, and green. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... Flag of Croatia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Cuba was adopted on May 20, 1902. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cyprus. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The current flag of Cyprus was adopted on August 16, 1960. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of the Czech Republic is the same as the flag of the former Czechoslovakia. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Denmark
Flag of
Flag of Djibouti
Flag of
Flag of Dominica
Flag of
Flag of Dominican Republic

Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... The Dannebrog. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Djibouti. ... Flag ratio: 4:7 The national flag of Djibouti features two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and green with a white isosceles triangle based on the hoist side bearing a red five-pointed star in the centre. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Dominica. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Dominica was adopted on November 3, 1978. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... State and war flag and ensign, ratio: 5:8 Civil flag and ensign, ratio: 5:8 The Flag of the Dominican Republic features a centered white cross that extends to the edges and divides the flag into four rectangles —the top ones are blue (hoist side) and red, and the...

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Flag of
Flag of East Timor
Flag of
Flag of Ecuador
Flag of
Flag of Egypt
Flag of
Flag of El Salvador
Flag of
Flag of Equatorial Guinea
Flag of
Flag of Eritrea
Flag of
Flag of Estonia
Flag of
Flag of Ethiopia

Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Timor. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of East Timor was adopted in 2002. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... State flag and ensign, ratio: 1:2 Civil flag and ensign, ratio: 1:2 The flag of Ecuador was adopted on September 26, 1860. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt. ... National Flag of Egypt (1984-) Egyptian Naval flag (1984-) United Arab Republic - Egypt and Syria (1958-1961) Kingdom of Egypt (1922-1952) The flag of Egypt in its current form was adopted on October 4, 1984. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_El_Salvador. ... Flag ratio: 189:335 The flag of El Salvador was adopted on September 27, 1972. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Equatorial_Guinea. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Equatorial Guinea was adopted on August 21, 1979. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Eritrea. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 This article needs to be wikified. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Estonia. ... Flag ratio: 7:11 The national flag of Estonia features three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Fiji
Flag of
Flag of Finland
Flag of
Flag of France
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Fiji. ... Categories: Stub | Fiji | Fiji-related stubs | National flags | Blue Ensigns ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Flag ratio: 11:18 Flag ratio: 11:18 Flag ratio: 11:19 The Flag of Finland or siniristilippu dates from the beginning of the 20th century, and is modelled on the Danish flag, the Dannebrog. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The national flag of France (Vexillological symbol: , known in French as drapeau tricolore, drapeau bleu-blanc-rouge, drapeau français, rarely, le tricolore and, in military parlance, les couleurs) is a tricolour featuring three vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white, and red. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Gabon
Flag of
Flag of The Gambia
Flag of
Flag of Georgia
Flag of
Flag of Germany
Flag of
Flag of Ghana
Flag of
Flag of Greece
Flag of
Flag of Grenada
Flag of
Flag of Guatemala
Flag of
Flag of Guinea
Flag of
Flag of Guinea-Bissau
Flag of
Flag of Guyana
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Gabon. ... Flag ratio: 3:4 The flag of Gabon was adopted in 1960. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_The_Gambia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Gambia consists of a horizontal tricolor of red, blue and green. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Georgia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The official flag of Georgia is the five-cross flag, restored to official use on January 14, 2004 after a break of some 500 years. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... The current flag of Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ghana. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Ghana was adopted in 1957. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The Flag of Greece is based on nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Grenada. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Grenada was adopted in 1974. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guatemala. ... Flag ratio: (5:8) The flag of Guatemala is designed in two colors: sky blue and white. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guinea. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Guinea was adopted on November 10, 1958. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guinea-Bissau. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The Flag of Guinea-Bissau was adopted in 1973 after the nation received its independence from Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guyana. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Guyana, known as The Golden Arrowhead, was adopted in 1966. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Haiti
Flag of
Flag of Honduras
Flag of
Flag of Hungary
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Haiti. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Haiti was adopted on February 25, 1986. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Honduras. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 This flag of Honduras was adopted on January 9, 1866. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Hungary is a horizontal tricolour of red, white and green. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Iceland
Flag of
Flag of India
Flag of
Flag of Indonesia
Flag of
Flag of Iran
Flag of
Flag of Iraq
Flag of
Flag of Ireland
Flag of
Flag of Israel
Flag of
Flag of Italy

Image File history File links Flag_of_Iceland. ... The civil flag of Iceland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_India. ... Indian National Flag Flag ratio: 2:3 The National Flag of India was adopted in its present form during an ad hoc meeting of the Constituent Assembly held on 1947-07-22, a few days before Indias independence from the British on 1947-08-15. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Indonesia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Indonesia is a simple two colors flag with two equal horizontal bands, red (top) and white (bottom). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iran. ... Flag ratio: 4:7 National flag from 1964-1979, 4:7 ratio National flag from 1925-1964, 1:3 ratio Old Persian flag and symbol The current flag of Iran was adopted on July 29, 1980, and is a reflection of the changes brought to Iran by the Islamic Revolution. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iraq. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Iraq has had four different designs since the estalishment of Iraq in 1921. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... The Irish tricolour (flag ratio: 1:2) The National Flag of Ireland (Irish: An Bhratach Náisiúnta), also known as the Irish tricolour, is the national flag of the Republic of Ireland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel. ... Flag ratio: 8:11 The flag of Israel was adopted on October 28, 1948, five months after the nations independence. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The Flag of Italy, 2:3 The Flag of Italy, also known as Tricolore, is a tricolour containing three vertical bands of green, white, and red (left, or hoist side, to right). ...

J

Flag of
Flag of Jamaica
Flag of
Flag of Japan
Flag of
Flag of Jordan
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Jamaica was adopted on August 6, 1962 which was the original Jamaican Independance Day. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Japan, known as Nisshōki (日章旗) or Hinomaru (日の丸 sun disc) in Japanese, is a base white flag with a large red disc (representing the rising sun) in the center. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jordan. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The national flag of Jordan is based on the flag of the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. The flag consists of three horizontal bands (black, white and green) that are all connected by a red triangle on the left edge. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Kazakhstan
Flag of
Flag of Kenya
Flag of
Flag of Kiribati
Flag of
Flag of North Korea
Flag of
Flag of South Korea
Flag of
Flag of Kuwait
Flag of
Flag of Kyrgyzstan

Image File history File links Flag_of_Kazakhstan. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The current flag of Kazakhstan was adopted on June 4, 1992. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Kenya was adopted on December 12, 1963. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kiribati. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The Flag of Kiribati: the upper half is red with a gold frigatebird (Fregata minor, in Gilbertese: te eitei) flying over a gold rising sun (otintaai), and the lower half is blue with three horizontal wavy white stripes to represent the ocean and the 3 groups... Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Korea. ... The Flag of North Korea was adopted on September 8, 1948, as the national flag and ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... The flag of South Korea is white with a red (top) and blue Yin Yang symbol in the center; there is a different black trigram from the ancient I Ching (Book of Changes, called Yeok in Korean) in each corner of the white field. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kuwait. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Kuwait was adopted on September 7, 1961. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kyrgyzstan. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Kyrgyzstan was adopted on March 3, 1992. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Laos
Flag of
Flag of Latvia
Flag of
Flag of Lebanon
Flag of
Flag of Lesotho
Flag of
Flag of Liberia
Flag of
Flag of Libya
Flag of
Flag of Liechtenstein
Flag of
Flag of Lithuania
Flag of
Flag of Luxembourg
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Laos. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Laos was adopted on December 2, 1975. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Latvia. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The National Flag of Latvia was re-adopted on February 27, 1990. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lebanon. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Lebanon was adopted on December 7, 1943. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lesotho. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Lesotho was adopted on January 17, 1987. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Liberia. ... Flag ratio: 10:19~ The Liberian flag bears close resemblance to the flag of the United States, showing the ex–American slave origins of the country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Libya. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Libya (adopted on November 19, 1977) is plain green. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Liechtenstein. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The Flag of Liechtenstein consists of two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and red with a gold crown on the hoist side of the blue band. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Lithuania was adopted on March 20, 1989. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Luxembourg. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 or 1:2 The flag of Luxembourg consists of three horizontal stripes, red, white and blue, and can be in 1:2 or 3:5 ratio. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Macedonia
Flag of
Flag of Madagascar
Flag of
Flag of Malawi
Flag of
Flag of Malaysia
Flag of
Flag of Maldives
Flag of
Flag of Mali
Flag of
Flag of Malta
Flag of
Flag of Marshall Islands
Flag of
Flag of Mauritania
Flag of
Flag of Mauritius
Flag of
Flag of Mexico
Flag of
Flag of Federated States of Micronesia
Flag of
Flag of Moldova
Flag of
Flag of Monaco
Flag of
Flag of Mongolia
Flag of
Flag of Morocco
Flag of
Flag of Mozambique
Flag of
Flag of Myanmar
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Macedonia. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The Flag of the Republic of Macedonia represents a rising yellow sun with eight rays extending to the edges of the red field. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Madagascar. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Madagascar was adopted on October 14, 1958, two years before independence, as Madagascar prepared for a referendum on its status in the French Community. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Malawi. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Malawi was adopted on July 6, 1964. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Malaysia. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Malaysia was adopted on September 16, 1963. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Maldives. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of the Republic of Maldives is red with a large green rectangle in the center bearing a vertical white crescent; the closed side of the crescent is on the hoist side of the flag. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mali. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Mali was adopted on March 1, 1961. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Malta. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Marshall_Islands. ... ratio: 10:19 The flag of the Marshall Islands was adopted on May 1, 1979. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mauritania. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Mauritania was adopted on April 1, 1959. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mauritius. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Mauritius was adopted in 1968. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Flag ratio: 4:7 The flag of Mexico was first introduced in 1821 as a basic green, white, and red tricolor with a crowned royal eagle as a coat of arms in the central white stripe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Micronesia. ... Flag ratio: 10:19 The flag of the Federated States of Micronesia was adopted on November 10, 1979. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Moldova. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Moldova (Moldavia) is a tricolor of blue (haist), yellow (centre) and red (fly) (ie. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Monaco. ... 1 Flag ratio: 4:5 (or 2:3); adopted 4 April 1881 The national flag of Monaco has two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and white; it is similar to the flag of Indonesia, which is longer, and the flag of Poland, which is white (top) and red. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mongolia. ... The Flag of Mongolia, 1:2 The flag of Mongolia was adopted on February 12, 1992. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Morocco. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mozambique. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Mozambique was adopted on May 1, 1983. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Myanmar. ... The flag of Myanmar was adopted on January 3, 1974 upon the declaration of a socialist republic in Burma by Ne Win. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Nagorno-Karabakh[1]
Flag of
Flag of Namibia
Flag of
Flag of Nauru
Flag of
Flag of Nepal
Flag of
Flag of the Netherlands
Flag of
Flag of New Zealand
Flag of
Flag of Nicaragua
Flag of
Flag of Niger
Flag of
Flag of Nigeria
Flag of
Flag of Northern Cyprus[2]
Flag of
Flag of Norway
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Nagorno-Karabakh. ... Flag of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijani: Dağlıq Qarabağ or Yuxarı Qarabağ, literally mountainous black garden or upper black garden; Russian: Нагорный Карабах, translit. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Namibia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Namibia was adopted on March 21, 1990. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nauru. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The white star below the yellow line signifies Naurus geographical position just south of the Equator. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nepal. ... Flag ratio: 4:3 The national flag of Nepal is the only non-rectangular national flag, and one of only two non-rectangular flags of a sovereign entity (the other being that of the American state Ohio). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of the Netherlands, with its three equal horizontal bands coloured red (top), white and blue, was not the countrys first flag. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The current Flag of New Zealand is a defaced blue ensign with the Union Flag in the canton, and four red stars with white borders to the right. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nicaragua. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Nicaragua was adopted on August 27, 1971. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Niger. ... Flag ratio: 6:7 The flag of Niger was adopted in 1959. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Nigeria was designed in 1959 and first officially hoisted on October 1, 1960. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Turkish_Republic_of_Northern_Cyprus. ... TRNC Flag The flag of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is the Turkish flag, except that the colors of the objects and background are reversed, and the white background also has two red stripes at the top and bottom. ... The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus(TRNC) {NOTE: the name is not accepted by UN} , in Turkish Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti, is a self-proclaimed state occupying the northern third of the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... The flag of Norway is red with a blue cross outlined in white that extends to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog, the flag of Denmark. ...

O

Flag of
Flag of Oman
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Oman. ... The national flag of Oman consists of three stripes (white, green and red) with a red bar on the left that contains the national emblem of Oman. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Pakistan
Flag of
Flag of Palau
Flag of
Flag of Palestine[3]
Flag of
Flag of Panama
Flag of
Flag of Papua New Guinea
Flag of
Flag of Paraguay
Flag of
Flag of Peru
Flag of
Flag of the Philippines
Flag of
Flag of Poland
Flag of
Flag of Portugal
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Pakistan. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The National flag of Pakistan was designed by Ameer-ud-Din Khidwai, and was adopted three days before independence on August 11, 1947. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Palau. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Palau was adopted on January 1, 1981. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Palestine. ... Proportions 1:2 The Palestinian flag has been in use by Palestinians to represent their national aspirations since the middle of the 20th century. ... ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Panama was adopted on December 20, 1903 and provisionally approved in 1904 by the Constituent Assembly. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Papua_New_Guinea. ... Flag ratio: 3:4 The flag of Papua New Guinea was adopted on July 1, 1971. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Paraguay. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Paraguay was adopted in 1842. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Peru was created by José de San Martín and adopted in 1825. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Philippines. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The national flag of the Philippines features an eight-rayed sun and three stars, all in gold, on a white equilateral triangle on the mast. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Flag of Poland, proportions 5:8 Civil and State ensign of Poland, proportions 5:8 The Civil Flag of Poland has been used since the early 20th century. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Flag Ratio: 2:3 The flag of Portugal is a 2:3 green and red rectangle divided vertically into green at the hoist (2/5 of the flag’s length) and red at the fly (3/5). ...

Q

Flag of
Flag of Qatar
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Qatar. ... Flag ratio: 11:28 The flag of Qatar has a proportion of 11:28. ...

R

Flag of
Flag of Romania
Flag of
Flag of Russia
Flag of
Flag of Rwanda
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... The national flag of Romania is a tricolour of three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), yellow, and red. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Flag of the Russian Federation Romanov dynastic flag was used as the official national flag of the Russian Empire from 1858 to 1883. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Rwanda. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 Old flag of Rwanda The new flag of Rwanda was adopted on October 25, 2001. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Flag of
Flag of Saint Lucia
Flag of
Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Flag of
Flag of Samoa
Flag of
Flag of San Marino
Flag of
Flag of São Tomé and Príncipe
Flag of
Flag of Saudi Arabia
Flag of
Flag of Senegal
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Flag of Serbia and Montenegro
Flag of
Flag of Seychelles
Flag of
Flag of Sierra Leone
Flag of
Flag of Singapore
Flag of
Flag of Slovakia
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Flag of Slovenia
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Flag of Solomon Islands
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Flag of Somalia
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Flag of Somaliland[4]
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Flag of South Africa
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Flag of Spain
Flag of
Flag of Sri Lanka
Flag of
Flag of Sudan
Flag of
Flag of Suriname
Flag of
Flag of Swaziland
Flag of
Flag of Sweden
Flag of
Flag of Switzerland
Flag of
Flag of Syria

Image File history File links Flag_of_Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis was adopted on September 19, 1983. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saint_Lucia. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Saint Lucia was adopted on March 1, 1967. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines. ... Flag ratio: 7:11 The flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was adopted on October 21, 1985. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Samoa. ... Categories: Stub | Samoa | National flags ... Image File history File links Flag_of_San_Marino. ... Flag ratio: 3:4 The Flag of San Marino is formed by two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and light blue with the national coat of arms superimposed in the center; the coat of arms has a shield (featuring three towers on three peaks) flanked by a wreath, below... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sao_Tome_and_Principe. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of São Tomé and Príncipe was adopted on November 5, 1975. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saudi_Arabia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The script on the flag is Arabic, written in the Thuluth script. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Senegal. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The origins of the flag of Senegal lie in the former Mali Federation, whose flag was identical, spare for a stylized black silhouette in the central section. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia_and_Montenegro. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Serbia and Montenegro was adopted on April 27, 1992, as the flag of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Seychelles. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of the Seychelles was adopted on June 18, 1996. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sierra_Leone. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Sierra Leone was officially hoisted on April 27, 1961. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Singapore. ... Flag ratio: 2:3. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovakia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The current form of the flag of Slovakia was adopted by Slovakias Constitution, which came into force on September 3, 1992. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The national flag of Slovenia features three equal horizontal bands of white (top), blue, and red, with the Slovenian coat of arms located in the upper hoist side of the flag centered in the white and blue bands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Solomon_Islands. ... Categories: Stub | Solomon Islands | National flags ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Somalia. ... Flag ratio: ~2:3 The flag of Somalia was adopted on October 12, 1954. ... Image File history File links Somaliland-flag. ... Flag of Somaliland The old flag The new flag of Somaliland, the former British part of Somalia, was introduced on October 14, 1996. ... Motto: Freedom, Democracy and Success for All Anthem: Samo ku waar Samo ku waar Saamo ku waar Capital Hargeisa Largest city Hargeisa Official languages Somali Government President republic Dahir Riyale Kahin Independence  - Declared  - Recognition From Somalia  - 1991  - none Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   137,600 km² (-) n/a Population  â€¢ 2005 est. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The current design of the National Flag of the Republic of South Africa was adopted on 27 April 1994, the end of apartheid prompting the widespread conviction that a new national flag must include the cultures of all South Africans. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Spain in its current form was adopted on December 19, 1981. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sri_Lanka. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Sri Lanka was adopted in 1948. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sudan. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 Former flag (1956-1970) The flag of Sudan was adopted on May 20, 1970, and consists of a red-white-black tricolor with a green triangle next to the hoist. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Suriname. ... Categories: National flags | Suriname | Stub ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Swaziland. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Swaziland was adopted on October 6, 1968. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Flag ratio: 5:8 The merchant flag of Sweden (1844-1905), with the Sweden-Norway union badge. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... The Flag of Switzerland (Vexillological symbol: ) consists of a red square with a bold, equilateral white greek cross in the center of the flag. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Syria. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 Old flag (1932-58, 1961-63) The flag of Syria was adopted in 1980. ...

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Flag of
Flag of the Republic of China (Taiwan)[5]
Flag of
Flag of Tajikistan
Flag of
Flag of Tanzania
Flag of
Flag of Thailand
Flag of
Flag of Togo
Flag of
Flag of Tonga
Flag of
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago
Flag of
Flag of Transnistria[6]
Flag of
Flag of Tunisia
Flag of
Flag of Turkey
Flag of
Flag of Turkmenistan
Flag of
Flag of Tuvalu

Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_China. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of the Republic of China is red with a dark blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing a white sun with 12 triangular rays. ... National motto: None Official language Mandarin Chinese Capital and largest city Taipei President Chen Shui-bian Premier Frank Hsieh Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 138th 35,980 km² 2. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tajikistan. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 Adopted in November 1992, the flag of Tajikistan was the last of the former Soviet republics to reveal a new flag. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tanzania. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Tanzania was adopted in 1964. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Thailand. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The Flag of Thailand shows five horizontal stripes in the colors red, white, blue, white and red. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Togo. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Togo was adopted on April 27, 1960. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tonga. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Tonga was adopted on November 4, 1875. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Trinidad and Tobago was adopted in 1962. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Transnistria. ... The Transnistrian flag is a version of the former flag of Moldavian SSR which served as a flag of the whole country until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 with slightly different colors and no hammer and sickle or red star. ... Motto: none Anthem: Anthem of Transnistria Capital Tiraspol Largest city Tiraspol Official languages Moldovan, Russian and Ukrainian Government President Parliamentary Republic Igor Smirnov Recognition Independence Recognition From Moldova none September 2, 1990 none Area  â€¢ Water (%) 3,567 km²  0% Population 555,500 (2004 est). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tunisia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Tunisia has undergone very minor changes since it was first adapted in 1831 by the Tunisian bey Hassine I. The crescent and star are traditional symbols of Islam, and are also considered to be symbols of good luck. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Turkey consists of a white crescent and star on a red background. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkmenistan. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Turkmenistan was adopted on January 24, 2001. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tuvalu. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The current Flag of Tuvalu was instated when the country became independent in 1978, after the separation from the Gilberts in 1976. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Uganda
Flag of
Flag of Ukraine
Flag of
Flag of the United Arab Emirates
Flag of
Flag of the United Kingdom
Flag of
Flag of the United States
Flag of
Flag of Uruguay
Flag of
Flag of Uzbekistan
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Uganda. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Uganda was adopted in 1962. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Flag ratio: 1:1 Article 20 of the Constitution of Ukraine states: „...Державний Прапор України – стяг із двох рівновеликих горизонтальних смуг синього і жовтого кольорів.” Translation: “National Flag of Ukraine is a banner of two equal-sized horizontal strips colored blue and yellow” The flag of Ukraine was adopted in 1918, and is interpreted as the blue sky (symbolizing peace) over fields of... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Arab_Emirates. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of the United Arab Emirates was adopted on December 2, 1971. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... It has been suggested that Union Jack be merged into this article or section. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Flag ratio: 10:19 Stars and stripes redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Uruguay was first adopted by law on December 16, 1828. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uzbekistan. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Uzbekistan was adopted on November 18, 1991. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Vanuatu
Flag of
Flag of the Vatican City[7]
Flag of
Flag of Venezuela
Flag of
Flag of Vietnam

Image File history File links Flag_of_Vanuatu. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Vanuatu was adopted on February 13, 1980. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Vatican_City. ... Flag ratio: 1:1 The flag of the Vatican City consists of two vertical bands of gold (hoist side) and white with the crossed keys of Saint Peter and the Papal Tiara centered in the white band. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Venezuela was adopted on February 17, 1954. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Vietnam. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The current flag of Vietnam was adopted on November 30, 1955. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Western Sahara[8]
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Western_Sahara. ... Flag of Western Sahara, ratio 1:2 The flag of Western Sahara is black, red, white and green, the Arab colors, with the crescent and star being a Muslim symbol. ...

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Flag of
Flag of Yemen
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Yemen. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The national flag of Yemen was adopted on May 22, 1990, the same day that North Yemen and South Yemen unified. ...

Z

Flag of
Flag of Zambia
Flag of
Flag of Zimbabwe
 

Image File history File links Flag_of_Zambia. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Zambia was adopted in October 24, 1964. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Zimbabwe. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Zimbabwe was adopted on April 18, 1980. ...

Notes

  1. ^  This list includes de facto independent states as included in List of sovereign states which are not United Nations member states. More information can also be found at the list of unrecognized countries.
  2. ^ ditto
  3. ^ ditto
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  5. ^ ditto
  6. ^ ditto
  7. ^ ditto
  8. ^ ditto
  9. ^ ditto
  10. ^  Vatican City State is a non-member observer state of the UN.
  11. ^  See above: "This list includes.."

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