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English: This page lists the flags by country and their changes.
Français : Cette page liste les drapeaux par pays et montre leur évolution.

Africa[edit]

Countries / decades before 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s Current Decades / countries
Algeria Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1516
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1830
Flag of Algeria.svg
1962
Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria
Angola Flag of Portugal (1667).svg
1667
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1707
Flag of Portugal (1750).svg
1750
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg
1816
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1826
Flag of Portugal (1830).svg
1830
Flag of Portugal.svg
1911
Flag of Angola.svg
1975
Flag of Angola.svg Angola
Benin Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1900
Flag of Benin.svg
1958
Flag of Benin (1975–1990).svg
1975
Flag of Benin.svg
1990
Flag of Benin.svg Benin
Botswana Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1885
Flag of Botswana.svg
1966
Flag of Botswana.svg Botswana
Burkina Faso Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1896
Flag of Upper Volta.svg
1959
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg
1984
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg Burkina Faso
Burundi Flag of the German Empire.svg
1885
Flag of Belgium.svg
1919
Flag of Burundi (1961).svg
1961
Flag of Burundi (1962–1966).svg
1962
Flag of Burundi (1966).svg Flag of Burundi (1966–1967).svg
1966 1966
Flag of Burundi (1967–1982).svg
1967
Flag of Burundi.svg
1982
Flag of Burundi.svg Burundi
Cameroon Flag of the German Empire.svg
1884
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1916
Flag of Cameroon (1957).svg
1957
Flag of Cameroon (1961-1975).svg
1961
Flag of Cameroon.svg
1975
Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1916
Flag of British Cameroons.svg
1922
Cape Verde Flag of Portugal (1667).svg
1667
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1707
Flag of Portugal (1750).svg
1750
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg
1816
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1826
Flag of Portugal (1830).svg
1830
Flag of Portugal.svg
1911
Flag of Cape Verde (1975–1992).svg
1975
Flag of Cape Verde.svg
1992
Flag of Cape Verde.svg Cape Verde
Central African Republic Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1903
Flag of the Central African Republic.svg
1958
Flag of the Central African Republic.svg Central African Republic
Chad Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1900
Flag of Chad.svg
1959
Flag of Chad.svg Chad
Comoros Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1887
Flag of the Comoros (1963–1975).svg
1963
Flag of the Comoros (1975–1978).svg
1975
Flag of the Comoros (1978–1992).svg
1978
Flag of the Comoros (1992–1996).svg
1992
Flag of the Comoros (1996–2001).svg
1996
Flag of the Comoros.svg
2001
Flag of the Comoros.svg Comoros
Congo Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1891
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg
1958
Flag of the People's Republic of Congo.svg
1970
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg
1991
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Congo-Brazzaville Republic
Congo-Kinshasa Democratic Republic (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) Flag of Congo Free State.svg
1877
Flag of Congo-Léopoldville (1960-1963).svg
1960
Flag of Congo-Léopoldville (1963-1966).svg
1963
Flag of Congo-Kinshasa (1966-1971).svg
1966
Flag of Zaire.svg
1971
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (1997-2003).svg
1997
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2003-2006).svg
2003
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg
2006
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo-Kinshasa Democratic Republic
Djibouti Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1453
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1896
Flag of Djibouti.svg
1977
Flag of Djibouti.svg Djibouti
Egypt Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Egypt (1882-1922).svg
1882
Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg
1922
Flag of the Egyptian Revolution (1952).svg
1952
Flag of Syria.svg
1958
Flag of Egypt (1972-1984).svg
1972
Flag of Egypt.svg
1984
Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt
Eritrea Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
1890
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1941
Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg
1941
Flag of Eritrea (1952-1961).svg
1952
Flag of Ethiopia (1975–1987).svg
1974
Flag of Ethiopia (1987-1991).svg
1987
Flag of Ethiopia (1991-1996).svg
1991
Flag of Eritrea (1993–1995).svg
1993
Flag of Eritrea.svg
1995
Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea
Eswatini Flag of the Cape Colony (1876–1910).svg
1894
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1903
Flag of Eswatini.svg
1968
Flag of Eswatini.svg Eswatini
Ethiopia Ethiopian Pennants.svg
1890s
Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg
1897
Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
1936
Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg
1962
Flag of Ethiopia (1975–1987).svg
1974
Flag of Ethiopia (1987-1991).svg
1987
Flag of Ethiopia (1991-1996).svg
1991
Flag of Ethiopia (1996).svg
1996
Flag of Ethiopia.svg
2009
Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ethiopia
Equatorial Guinea Flag of Portugal (1667).svg
1667
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1707
Flag of Portugal (1750).svg
1750
Bandera de Costas.svg
1778
Flag of Spain (1785–1873, 1875–1931).svg
1785
Flag of Spain (1931–1939).svg
1931
Flag of Spain (Civil) alternate colours.svg
1936
Flag of Spain (1938–1945).svg
1938
Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg
1945
Flag of Equatorial Guinea (without coat of arms).svg
1968
Flag of Equatorial Guinea (1973–1979).svg
1973
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg
1979
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea
Gabon Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1903
Flag of Gabon 1959-1960.svg
1959
Flag of Gabon.svg
1960
Flag of Gabon.svg Gabon
The Gambia Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1783
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of The Gambia.svg
1965
Flag of The Gambia.svg The Gambia
Ghana Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1821
Flag of the Gold Coast (1877–1957).svg
1877
Flag of Ghana.svg
1957
Flag of the Union of African States (1961–1962).svg
1961
Flag of Ghana (1964–1966).svg
1964
Flag of Ghana.svg
1966
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Prinsenvlag.svg
1581
Flag of the navy of the Batavian Republic.svg
1795
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1806
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1810
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1814
Guinea Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1898
Flag of Guinea.svg
1958
Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea
Guinea-Bissau Flag of Portugal (1667).svg
1667
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1707
Flag of Portugal (1750).svg
1750
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg
1816
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1826
Flag of Portugal (1830).svg
1830
Flag of Portugal.svg
1911
Flag of Guinea-Bissau.svg
1974
Flag of Guinea-Bissau.svg Guinea-Bissau
Ivory Coast Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1896
Flag of Côte d'Ivoire.svg
1959
Flag of Côte d'Ivoire.svg Ivory Coast
Kenya Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1885
Flag of Kenya (1921–1963).svg
1921
Flag of Kenya.svg
1963
Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya
Lesotho Prinsenvlag.svg
1652
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1795
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of the Cape Colony (1876–1910).svg
1875
Unofficial Basutoland Ensign.svg
1884
Flag of Lesotho (1966–1987).svg
1966
Flag of Lesotho (1987–2006).svg
1987
Flag of Lesotho.svg
2006
Flag of Lesotho.svg Lesotho
Liberia Flag of Liberia (1827-1847).svg
1827
Flag of Liberia.svg
1847
Flag of Liberia.svg Liberia
Libya Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
15th century
Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
1912
Flag of Libya (1951–1969).svg
1951
Flag of Libya (1969–1972).svg
1969
Flag of Egypt (1972-1984).svg
1972
Flag of Libya (1977–2011).svg
1977
Flag of Libya.svg
2011
Flag of Libya.svg Libya
Madagascar Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1896
Flag of Madagascar.svg
1958
Flag of Madagascar.svg Madagascar
Malawi Flag of Nyasaland (1919–1925).svg
1907
Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953–1963).svg
1953
Flag of Nyasaland (1919–1925).svg
1963
Flag of Malawi.svg
1964
Flag of Malawi (2010–2012).svg
2010
Flag of Malawi.svg
2012
Flag of Malawi.svg Malawi
Mali Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1892
Flag of French Sudan (1958-1959).svg
1958
Flag of Mali (1959-1961).svg
1959
Flag of Mali.svg
1961
Flag of Mali.svg Mali
Mauritania Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1900
Flag of Mauritania (1959–2017).svg
1959
Flag of Mauritania.svg
2017
Flag of Mauritania.svg Mauritania
Mauritius Prinsenvlag.svg
1666
Pavillon royal de France.svg
1710
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1789
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1810
Flag of Mauritius (1906–1923).svg
1906
Flag of Mauritius (1923–1968).svg
1923
Flag of Mauritius.svg
1968
Flag of Mauritius.svg Mauritius
Morocco Flag of Morocco 1666 1915.svg
1666
Merchant flag of Spanish Morocco.svg
1913
Flag of Morocco.svg
1956
Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco
Flag of the Republic of the Rif.svg
1921
Mozambique Flag of Portugal (1667).svg
1667
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1707
Flag of Portugal (1750).svg
1750
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg
1816
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1826
Flag of Portugal (1830).svg
1830
Flag of Portugal.svg
1911
Flag of Mozambique (1974–1975).svg
1974
Flag of Mozambique (1975–1983).svg
1975
Flag of Mozambique (1983).svg
1983
Flag of Mozambique.svg
1983
Flag of Mozambique.svg
Mozambique
Namibia Flag of the German Empire.svg
1884
Red Ensign of South Africa (1912–1951).svg
1915
Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg
1928
Flag of Namibia.svg
1990
Flag of Namibia.svg Namibia
Niger Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1922
Flag of Niger.svg
1959
Flag of Niger.svg Niger
Nigeria Royal Niger Company flag.svg
1886
Flag of Nigeria (1914–1952).svg
1900
Flag of Nigeria.svg
1960
Flag of Nigeria.svg
1967
Flag of Nigeria.svg
1970
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
Flag of Biafra.svg
1967
Rwanda Flag of the German Empire.svg
1885
Flag of Belgium.svg
1919
Flag of Rwanda (1959–1961).svg
1959
Flag of Rwanda (1961–1962).svg
1961
Flag of Rwanda (1962–2001).svg
1962
Flag of Rwanda.svg
2001
Flag of Rwanda.svg Rwanda
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara) Flag of Spain (1785–1873, 1875–1931).svg
1884
Flag of Spain (1931–1939).svg
1931
Flag of Spain (Civil) alternate colours.svg
1936
Flag of Spain (1938–1945).svg
1938
Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg
1945
Flag of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.svg
1976
Flag of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.svg Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
São Tomé and Príncipe Flag of Portugal (1667).svg
1667
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1707
Flag of Portugal (1750).svg
1750
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg
1816
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1826
Flag of Portugal (1830).svg
1830
Flag of Portugal.svg
1911
Flag of Sao Tome and Principe.svg
1975
Flag of Sao Tome and Principe.svg São Tomé and Príncipe
Senegal Pavillon royal de France.svg
16th century
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1789
Flag of the Kingdom of France (1814-1830).svg
1814
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1830
Flag of Senegal (1958–1959).svg
1958
Flag of Mali (1959-1961).svg
1959
Flag of Senegal.svg
1960
Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal
Seychelles Pavillon royal de France.svg
1756
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1811
Flag of Seychelles (1903–1961).svg
1903
Flag of Seychelles (1961–1976).svg
1961
Flag of Seychelles (1976–1977).svg
1976
Flag of Seychelles (1977–1996).svg
1977
Flag of Seychelles.svg
1996
Flag of Seychelles.svg Seychelles
Sierra Leone Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1792
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of Sierra Leone (1889–1916).svg
1889
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg
1961
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg Sierra Leone
Somalia Muzzaffar (Mogadishu area) flag according to 1576 Portuguese map.svg
13th century
Flag of Adal.png
1415
Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1559
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1884
Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
1888
Dervish flag.svg
1896
Flag of British Somaliland (1903–1950).svg
1903
Flag of Italy.svg
1949
Flag of British Somaliland (1950–1952).svg
1950
Flag of Somalia.svg
1960
Flag of Somalia.svg Somalia
South Africa Prinsenvlag.svg
1652
Statenvlag.svg
1664
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1795
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of the Cape Colony (1876–1910).svg
1875
Red Ensign of South Africa (1910–1912).svg
1910
Red Ensign of South Africa (1912–1951).svg
1912
Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg
1928
Flag of South Africa.svg
1994
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
South Sudan Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1517
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Egypt (1882-1922).svg
1882
Flag of Egypt (1882-1922).svg
1899
Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg
1922
Flag of the Egyptian Revolution (1952).svg
1952
Flag of Sudan (1956–1970).svg
1956
Flag of Sudan.svg
1970
Flag of South Sudan.svg
2011
Flag of South Sudan.svg South Sudan
Sudan Flag of Sudan.svg
1970
Flag of Sudan.svg Sudan
Tanzania Flag of the German Empire.svg
1885
Flag of Tanganyika (1923–1961).svg
1919
Flag of Tanganyika (1961–1964).svg
1961
Flag of Tanzania.svg
1964
Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania
Flag of Zanzibar (January-April 1964).svg
1964
Togo Flag of the German Empire.svg
1884
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1914
Flag of Togo (1957-1958).svg
1957
Flag of Togo (1958-1960).svg
1958
Flag of Togo.svg
1960
Flag of Togo.svg Togo
Tunisia Tunisian flag till 1831.svg
1574
Flag of Tunis Bey-fr.svg
1831
Flag of Tunisia (1959–1999).svg
1959
Flag of Tunisia.svg
1999
Flag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
Uganda Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1894
Flag of the Uganda Protectorate.svg
1914
Flag of Uganda 1962.svg
1962
Flag of Uganda.svg
1962
Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Zambia Flag of Northern Rhodesia (1939–1964).svg
1924
Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953–1963).svg
1953
Flag of Northern Rhodesia (1939–1964).svg
1963
Flag of Zambia (1964–1996).svg
1964
Flag of Zambia.svg
1996
Flag of Zambia.svg Zambia
Zimbabwe Flag of BSAC edit.svg
1896
Flag of Southern Rhodesia (1924–1964).svg
1923
Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953–1963).svg
1953
Flag of Rhodesia (1964–1968).svg
1964
Flag of Rhodesia (1968–1979).svg
1968
Flag of Zimbabwe Rhodesia.svg
1979
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1979
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg
1980
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe
Countries / decades before Current Decades / countries
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Eurasia[edit]

Asia[edit]

Countries / decades before 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s Current Decades / countries
Afghanistan Safavid Flag.svg
1570s
Nadir Shah Flag.svg
1738
Flag of Herat until 1842.svg
1747
Flag of Afghanistan (1880–1901).svg
1880
Flag of Afghanistan (1901–1919).svg
1901
Flag of Afghanistan (1919–1921).svg
1919
Flag of Afghanistan (1921–1926).svg
1921
Flag of Afghanistan (1926–1928).svg
1926
Flag of Afghanistan (1928–1929).svg
1928
Flag of Afghanistan (1929).svg
1929
Flag of Afghanistan (1929–1931).svg
1929
Flag of Afghanistan (1931–1973).svg
1930
Flag of Afghanistan (1973–1974).svg
1973
Flag of Afghanistan (1974–1978).svg
1974
Flag of Afghanistan (1978).svg
1978
Flag of Afghanistan (1978–1980).svg
1978
Flag of Afghanistan (1980–1987).svg
1980
Flag of Afghanistan (1987–1992).svg
1987
Flag of Afghanistan (1992).svg
1992
Flag of Afghanistan (1992–2001).svg
1992
Flag of Taliban (original).svg
1996
Flag of Taliban.svg
1997
Flag of Afghanistan (1992–2001).svg
2001
Flag of Afghanistan (2001–2002).svg
2001
Flag of Afghanistan (2002–2004).svg
2002
Flag of Afghanistan (2004–2013).svg
2004
Flag of Afghanistan.svg
2013
Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan
Armenia Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1508
Flag of Russia.svg
1828
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of the Transcaucasian Federation.svg
1918
Flag of Armenia.svg
1918
Flag of the Transcaucasian SFSR.svg
1922
Flag of Armenian SSR (1936-1940).svg
1936
Flag of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940-1952).svg
1940
Flag of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (1952–1990).svg
1952
Flag of Armenia.svg
1990
Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia
Azerbaijan Safavid Flag.svg
1576
Nadir Shah Flag.svg
1736
Flag of Persia (1665).svg
1747
Zand Dynasty flag.svg
1760
Qajar Naval Ensign.svg
1796
Flag of Russia.svg
1813
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of the Transcaucasian Federation.svg Flag of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).svg Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
1918
Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic (1920-1921).svg
1920
Flag of the Transcaucasian SFSR.svg
1922
Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic (1937-1940).svg
1937
Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic (1940-1952).svg
1940
Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic (1956–1991).svg
1952
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
1990
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan
Bahrain Flag of Bahrain (1820–1932).svg
1820
Flag of Bahrain (1932–1972).svg
1932
Flag of Bahrain (1972–2002).svg
1972
Flag of Bahrain.svg
2002
Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain
Bangladesh Flag of the British East India Company (1707).svg
1757
Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg
1801
Flag of Imperial India.svg
1858
Flag of Pakistan.svg
1947
Flag of Bangladesh (1971).svg
1971
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
1972
Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh
Bhutan Flag of Bhutan (1949-1956).svg
1949
Flag of Bhutan (1956-1969).svg
1956
Flag of Bhutan.svg
1969
Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan
Brunei Flag of Brunei from 1906 to 1959.svg
1906
Naval Ensign of Japan.svg
1941
Flag of Brunei from 1906 to 1959.svg
1945
Flag of Brunei.svg
1959
Flag of Brunei.svg Brunei
Cambodia Flag of Cambodia under French protection.svg
1863
Flag of Colonial Annam.svg
1887
Flag of Cambodia (1958–1970).svg
1953
Flag of the Khmer Republic.svg
1970
Flag of Democratic Kampuchea.svg
1975
Flag of the People's Republic of Kampuchea.svg
1979
Flag of the State of Cambodia.svg
1989
Flag of Cambodia under UNTAC.svg
1992
Flag of Cambodia.svg
1993
Flag of Cambodia.svg Cambodia
China Flag of China (1862–1889).svg
1862
Flag of China (1889–1912).svg
1890
Flag of China (1912–1928).svg
1912
Flag of the Republic of China.svg
1928
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
1949
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Taiwan Flag of China (1889–1912).svg
1890
Flag of Formosa 1895.svg
1895
Naval Ensign of Japan.svg
1895
Flag of the Republic of China.svg
1945
Flag of the Republic of China.svg Taiwan
East Timor Flag of Portugal (1667).svg
1702
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1707
Flag of Portugal (1750).svg
1750
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg
1816
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1826
Flag of Portugal (1830).svg
1830
Flag of Portugal.svg
1911
Naval Ensign of Japan.svg
1942
Flag of Portugal.svg
1945
Flag of East Timor.svg
1975
Flag of Indonesia.svg
1975
Flag of the United Nations.svg
1999
Flag of East Timor.svg
2002
Flag of East Timor.svg East Timor
Georgia Flag of Kingdom of Georgia.svg
1008-1490
Flag of Kingdom of Kartli-Kakheti.svg
1762
Flag of Russia.svg
1801
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of the Transcaucasian Federation.svg Flag of Georgia (1918–1921).svg
1918
Flag of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1921–1922).svg
1921
Flag of the Transcaucasian SFSR.svg
1922
Flag of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1922–1937).svg
1937
Flag of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1951–1990).svg
1951
Flag of Georgia (1990–2004).svg
1990
Flag of Georgia.svg
2004
Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia
India 1526 British Raj Red Ensign.svg
1858
Flag of India.svg
1947
Flag of India.svg India
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg
1674
Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg
1773
Indonesia Flag of the Dutch East India Company.svg
1602
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1800
Naval Ensign of Japan.svg
1942
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1945
Flag of Indonesia.svg
1949
Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia
Iran Safavid Flag.svg
1576
Nadir Shah Flag.svg
1736
Flag of Persia (1665).svg
1747
Zand Dynasty flag.svg
1760
Qajar Naval Ensign.svg
1796
Amir Kabir Flag.svg
1849
State Flag of Iran (1924).svg
1907
State flag of Iran 1964-1980.svg
1925
Flag of Iran.svg
1980
Flag of Iran.svg Iran
Iraq Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1534
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Iraq (1924–1959).svg
1921
Flag of the Arab Federation.svg
1958
Flag of Iraq (1959–1963).svg
1959
Flag of Iraq (1963–1991); Flag of Syria (1963–1972).svg
1963
Flag of Iraq (1991–2004).svg
1991
Flag of Iraq (2004–2008).svg
2004
Flag of Iraq.svg
2008
Flag of Iraq.svg Iraq
Israel Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1516
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1920
Flag of Israel.svg
1948
Flag of Israel.svg Israel
Japan Flag of Japan (WFB 2000).svg
701
Flag of Japan (1870–1999).svg
1870
Flag of Japan.svg
1999
Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Jordan Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1516
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1920
Flag of Jordan.svg
1921
Flag of the Arab Federation.svg
1958
Flag of Jordan.svg
1958
Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan
Kazakhstan Flag of the Kazakh Khanate.svg
1456
Flag of Russia.svg
1822
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of the Alash Autonomy.svg
1917
Flag of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1918–1937).svg
1920
Flag of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic (1937-1940).svg
1937
Flag of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic (1940-1953).svg
1940
Flag of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1953
Flag of Kazakhstan (1992).svg
1992
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg
1992
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan
North Korea Royal flag of Goryeo (Bong-gi).svg
960
Flag of the king of Joseon.svg
1800
Flag of Korea (1856).png
1856
Flag of Korea (November 1882).svg
1882
Flag of Korea (1882–1910).svg
1882
Flag of Korea (1888–1893).svg
1888

1893
Flag of Korea (1893).svg
1893
Flag of Korea (1899).svg
1899
Flag of Japan (1870–1999).svg
1910
Flag of the Soviet Union (1924–1955).svg
1945
Flag of the Provisional People's Committee for North Korea.svg
1946
Flag of North Korea (1948–1992).svg
1948
Flag of North Korea.svg
1992
Flag of North Korea.svg North Korea
South Korea Flag of South Korea (1945–1948).svg
1945
Flag of South Korea (1948–1949).svg
1948
Flag of South Korea (1949–1984).png
1949
Flag of South Korea (1984–1997).svg
1984
Flag of South Korea (1997–2011).svg
1997
Flag of South Korea.svg
2011
Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
Kuwait Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1752
Ottoman flag.svg
1898
Flag of Kuwait (1899-1909).svg
1899
Flag of Kuwait (1909-1915).svg
1909
Flag of Kuwait (1915-1956).svg
1915
Flag of Kuwait.svg
1961
Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Flag of Kyrgyz Kaganat.svg
976
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1876
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1918–1937).svg
1918
Flag of Kyrgyz SSR before 1952.png
1936
Flag of the Kyrgyz Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1952
Flag of the Kyrgyz Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1991
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg
1992
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan
Laos Flag of French Laos.svg
1893
Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg
1952
Flag of Laos.svg
1975
Flag of Laos.svg Laos
Lebanon Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1516
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Lebanese French flag.svg
1920
Flag of Lebanon.svg
1943
Flag of Lebanon.svg Lebanon
Malaysia Flag of the Dutch East India Company.svg
1641
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1795
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1818
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1824
Flag of the Federated Malay States (1895–1946).svg
1896
Naval Ensign of Japan.svg
1942
Flag of the Federated Malay States (1895–1946).svg
1945
Flag of Malaya.svg
1949
Flag of Malaysia.svg
1963
Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia
The Maldives Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1886
Old National Flag of the Maldives.svg
1926
Flag of the Maldives 1953.svg
1953
Flag of Maldives.svg
1965
Flag of Maldives.svg The Maldives
Mongolia Flag of China (1862–1889).svg
1862
Flag of China (1889–1912).svg
1890
Flag of Mongolia (1911-1921).svg
1911
Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1921-1924).svg
1921
Flag of the Mongolian People's Republic (1924–1930).svg
1924
Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1940-1945).svg
1940
Flag of the Mongolian People's Republic (1945–1992).svg
1945
Flag of Mongolia.svg
1992
Flag of Mongolia.svg Mongolia
Myanmar Flag of the Alaungpaya Dynasty of Myanmar.svg
1753
British Raj Red Ensign.svg
1885
Flag of Burma (1939–1941, 1945–1948).svg
1937
Flag of the State of Burma (1943–1945).svg
1943
Flag of Burma (1939–1941, 1945–1948).svg
1945
Flag of Burma (1948–1974).svg
1948
Flag of Myanmar (1974–2010).svg
1974
Flag of Myanmar.svg
2010
Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar
Nepal Flag of Nepal (1775–1962).svg
1800s
Flag of Nepal.svg
1962
Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal
Oman Oman flag2.gif
1856
Flag of Oman (1970–1995).svg
1970
Flag of Oman.svg
1995
Flag of Oman.svg Oman
Pakistan 1526 Flag of Herat until 1842.svg
1747
Nishan Sahib.svg
1761
Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg
1849
Flag of Imperial India.svg
1858
British Raj Red Ensign.svg
1880
Flag of Pakistan.svg
1947
Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan
Palestine Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1516
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1920
Flag of Israel.svg
1948
Flag of Palestine.svg
1971
Flag of Palestine.svg Palestine
Philippines Long red right-pointing triangle.svg
1450
Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1535
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1762
Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1764
Flag of Spain (1785–1873, 1875–1931).svg
1821
Philippines Aguinaldo flag (obverse).svg
1898
Flag of the United States (1896–1908).svg
1901
Flag of the United States (1908–1912).svg
1908
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg
1912
Flag of the Philippines (1919-1936).svg
1919
Flag of the Philippines (1946–1985, 1986–1998).svg
1936
Naval Ensign of Japan.svg
1942
Flag of the Philippines (1943-1945).svg
1943
Flag of the Philippines (1946–1985, 1986–1998).svg
1945
Flag of the Philippines (1985–1986).svg
1985
Flag of the Philippines (1946–1985, 1986–1998).svg
1986
Flag of the Philippines.svg
1998
Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines
Qatar Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1818
Ottoman flag.svg
1872
Flag of Qatar (c. 1860-1916, 1916-1932).svg
1916
Flag of Qatar (1936-1949).svg
1936
Flag of Qatar (1949).svg
1949
Flag of Qatar.svg
1971
Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar
Saudi Arabia Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1517
Flag of the First Saudi State.svg
1744
Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1818
Flag of the First Saudi State.svg
1824
Flag of the Emirate of Ha'il.svg
1891
Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg
1902
Flag of Nejd (1926).svg
1926
Flag of Saudi Arabia (1932–1934).svg
1932
Flag of Saudi Arabia (1934–1938).svg
1934
Flag of Saudi Arabia (1938–1973).svg
1938
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
1973
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Hejaz 1920.svg
1920
Flag of Hejaz 1926.svg
1926
Singapore Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1819
Flag of the British Straits Settlements (1904–1925).svg
1874
Naval Ensign of Japan.svg
1942
Flag of the British Straits Settlements (1904–1925).svg
1945
Flag of Singapore (1946–1952).svg
1946
Flag of Singapore.svg
1959
Flag of Malaysia.svg
1963
Flag of Singapore.svg
1965
Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore
Sri Lanka King of Kandy.svg
1593
Flag of Ceylon (1875–1948).svg
1815
Flag of Ceylon (1948–1951).svg
1948
Flag of Ceylon (1951–1972).svg
1951
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
1972
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
Syria Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1516
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Kingdom of Syria (1920-03-08 to 1920-07-24).svg Flag of the French Mandate of Syria (1920).svg
1920 1920
Flag of Syria French mandate.svg
1922
Flag of Syria (1932-1958; 1961-1963).svg
1932
Flag of Syria.svg
1958
boder
1961
Flag of Iraq (1963–1991); Flag of Syria (1963–1972).svg
1963
Flag of Egypt (1972-1984).svg
1972
Flag of Syria.svg
1980
Flag of Syria.svg Syria
Tajikistan Flag of Russia (1668-1693).svg
1699
Flag of Russia.svg
1721
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of Turkestan ASSR (1919-1921).svg
1918
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
1924
Flag of the Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1953
Flag of Tajikistan (1991–1992).svg
1991
Flag of Tajikistan.svg
1992
Flag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
Thailand Flag of Thailand (Ayutthaya period).svg
1700
Flag of Thailand (1782).svg
1782
Flag of Thailand (1817).svg
1817
Flag of Siam (1855).svg
1855
State Flag of Thailand (1916).svg
1916
Flag of Thailand (TIS 982 draft standard).svg
1917
Flag of Thailand.svg
2017
Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand
Turkmenistan Bandera de Khiva abans 1917.svg
1517
Bandera de Khiva 1917-1920.svg
1917
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
1922
Flag of the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1953
Flag of Turkmenistan (1992-1997).svg
1992
Flag of Turkmenistan (1997-2001).svg
1997
Flag of Turkmenistan.svg
2001
Flag of Turkmenistan.svg Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1892
Flag of the Trucial States.svg
1950
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
1971
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg United Arab Emirates
Uzbekistan Flag of the Emirate of Bukhara.svg
1785
Flag of the Bukharan People's Soviet Republic.svg
1920
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
1924
Flag of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1953
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg
1991
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan
Vietnam
1802
Flag of Central Vietnam (1885-1890).svg
1885
Flag of Colonial Annam.svg
1887
Flag of South Vietnam.svg
1890
Second flag of the Nguyen Dynasty.svg
1920
Flag of North Vietnam (1945-1955).svg
1945
Flag of Vietnam (WFB 2000).jpg
1955
Flag of Vietnam.svg
1976
Flag of Vietnam.svg Vietnam
Flag of the Empire of Vietnam (1945).svg
1945
Flag of Republic of Cochinchina.svg
1946
Flag of South Vietnam.svg
1948
FNL Flag.svg
1975
Yemen Ottoman flag.svg
1872
Flag of Yemen 1918.svg
1918

1923
Flag of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen.svg
1927
Flag of North Yemen.svg
1962
Flag of Yemen.svg
1990
Flag of Yemen.svg Yemen
British Raj Red Ensign.svg
1886
Flag of Aden (1937–1963).svg
1937
Flag of the Federation of South Arabia.svg
1962
Flag of South Yemen.svg
1967
Countries / decades before Current Decades / countries
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Europe[edit]

Countries / decades before 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s Current Decades / countries
Albania Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1385
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Albanian Provisional Government (1912-1914).svg Flag of Albania (1914–1920).svg
1912 1914
Flag of Albania (1920–1926).svg
1920
Flag of Albania (1926–1928).svg
1926
Flag of Albania (1928–1934).svg
1928
Flag of Albania (1934–1939).svg
1934
Flag of Albania (1939–1943).svg
1939
Flag of Albania (1943–1944).svg
1943
Flag of Albania (1944–1946).svg
1944
Flag of Albania (1946–1992).svg
1946
Flag of Albania.svg
1992
Flag of Albania.svg Albania
Andorra Flag of Andorra 1806.svg
1806
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg Flag of Andorra 1806.svg
1812 1813
Flag of Andorra.svg
1866
Flag of Andorra.svg Andorra
Austria Flag of Austria.svg
1230
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg
1804
Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg
1869
Flag of Austria.svg
1918
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1938
Flag of Austria.svg
1945
Flag of Austria.svg Austria
Belarus Flag of Lithuania (state).svg
1587
Flag of Russia.svg
1793
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991–1995).svg
1918
Flag of the Lithuanian-Byelorussian SSR.svg Flag of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (1919-1927).svg
1919 1919
Flag of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (1937-1951).svg
1937
Flag of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (1927-1937).svg
1940
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1941
Flag of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (1927-1937).svg
1944
Flag of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (1951–1991).svg
1951
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991–1995).svg
1991
Flag of Belarus (1995–2012).svg
1995
Flag of Belarus.svg
2012
Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus
Belgium Flag of the Low Countries.svg
1482
Austrian Low Countries Flag.svg
1713
Flag of the Brabantine Revolution.svg
1790
Austrian Low Countries Flag.svg
1792
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1795
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1815
Flag of Belgium (1830).svg Flag of Belgium.svg
1830 1831
Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1463
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Independent Bosnia (1878).svg Flag of Bosnia (1878–1908).svg
1878 1878
Flag of Bosnia (1908–1918).svg
1908
Flag of Yugoslavia (1918–1941).svg
1918
Flag of Independent State of Croatia.svg
1941
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1946–1992).svg
1946
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992–1998).svg
1992
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg
1998
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of Herzegovina (1878-1918).svg
1908
Bulgaria Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1396
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Bulgaria.svg
1878
Flag of Bulgaria (1946-1948).svg
1946
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg
1948
Flag of Bulgaria (1967-1971).svg
1967
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 – 1990).svg
1971
Flag of Bulgaria.svg
1991
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria
Croatia Flag of the Kingdom of Croatia (Habsburg).svg
1527
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1809
Flag of the Kingdom of Croatia (Habsburg).svg
1815
Flag of Croatia-Slavonia.svg
1848
Flag of the Kingdom of Croatia (Habsburg).svg
1852
Flag of Croatia-Slavonia.svg
1868
Flag of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs.svg Flag of Yugoslavia (1918–1941).svg
1918 1918
Flag of Banate of Croatia (1939-1941).svg
1939
Flag of Independent State of Croatia.svg
1941
Flag of the Federal State of Croatia.svg
1943
Flag of Croatia (1947–1990).svg
1945
Flag of Croatia.svg
1990
Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia
Cyprus Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
1571
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1878
Flag of Cyprus (1922–1960).svg
1922
Flag of Cyprus (1960).svg
1960
Flag of Cyprus (1960–2006).svg
1960
Flag of Cyprus.svg
2006
Flag of Cyprus.svg Cyprus
Czech Republic Flag of Bohemia.svg
1400
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg
1804
Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg
1869
Flag of Bohemia.svg
1918
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
1920
Flag of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.svg
1939
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1939
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
1945
Flag of Bohemia.svg
1990
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
1993
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic
Denmark State Banner of Denmark (14th Century).svg
1396
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Estonia Flag of Sweden.svg
1562
Eestimaa värvid.svg
1721
Flag of Estonia.svg
1918
Flag of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940–1953).svg
1940
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1941
Flag of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940–1953).svg
1944
Flag of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (1953–1990).svg
1953
Flag of Estonia.svg
1990
Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia
Finland Flag of Sweden.svg
1562
Flag of Russia.svg
1809
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of Finland 1918 (state).svg
1917
Flag of Finland.svg
1918
Flag of Finland.svg Finland
France Pavillon royal de France.svg
16th century
Flag of France (1790–1794).svg
1790
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1794
Pavillon royal de France.svg
1814
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1830
Flag of France (1958–1976).svg
1958
Flag of France.svg
1976
Flag of France.svg France
Germany Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor with haloes (1400-1806).svg
1400
Flag of Germany (1919–1933).svg
1848
Flag of the German Empire.svg
1867
Flag of Germany (1919–1933).svg
1919
Flag of the NSDAP (1920–1945).svg
Flag of the German Reich (1933–1935).svg
1933
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1935
Merchant flag of Germany (1946–1949).svg
1946
Flag of West Germany; Flag of Germany (1990–1996).svg
1949
Flag of Germany.svg
1999
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Flag of West Germany; Flag of Germany (1990–1996).svg
1949
Flag of East Germany.svg
1959
Flag of West Germany; Flag of Germany (1990–1996).svg
1990
Greece Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
mid-15th century
Greek Revolution flag.svg
1769
Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg
1822
Naval Royal Standard of Greece (1833-1858).svg
1833
Naval Royal Standard of Greece (1858-1862).svg
1858
State Flag of Greece (1863-1924 and 1935-1973).svg
1863
Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg
1924
State Flag of Greece (1863-1924 and 1935-1973).svg
1935
Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg
1941
State Flag of Greece (1863-1924 and 1935-1973).svg
1944
Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg
1967
Flag of Greece (1970-1975).svg
1970
Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg
1975
Flag of Greece.svg
1978
Flag of Greece.svg Greece
Hungary Flag of Hungary (895-1000).svg
895-1038
Flag of Hungary (11th-12th century).svg
1046-1172
Flag of Hungary (late 12th century).svg
1172-1196
Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg
11th c.-1301
Flag of Hungary (13th century).svg
12th c.
Flag of Hungary (1301-1382).svg
1301-1382
Flag of Sigismund of Hungary.svg
1387-1444
Flag of Hunyadi János.svg
1446-1453
Flag of Hungary (15th century).svg
15th c.
Flag of Matthias I of Hungary.svg
1458-1490
Flag of Vladislaus II of Hungary.svg
1506-1526
Flag of Louis II of Hungary.svg
1516-1526
Flag of Hungary (1848).svg
1848
Flag of Hungary (1848-1849, 1867-1869; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg
1848-1849
Flag of Hungary (1848-1849, 1867-1869; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg
1867-1869
Flag of Hungary (Small arms) 1869-1918.svg
1869-1918
Flag of Hungary (1896-1915; angels; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg
1896-1915
Civil Ensign of Hungary.svg
1918
Socialist red flag.svg
1919
Civil Ensign of Hungary.svg
1919
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946).svg
1940
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg
1946
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg
1949
Flag of the Hungarian Revolution (1956).svg
1956
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg
1956
Civil Ensign of Hungary.svg
1957
Civil Ensign of Hungary.svg Hungary
Iceland Flag of Denmark.svg
1536
Hvítbláinn.svg
1900
Flag of Iceland (1918–1944).svg
1918
Flag of Iceland.svg
1944
Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
Ireland Royal Standard of Ireland (1542–1801).svg
1542
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Irish Republic Flag.svg
1919
Flag of Ireland.svg
1922
Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland
Italy Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
1848
Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg Flag of Italy (1946–2003).svg
1946
Flag of Italy (2003–2006).svg
2003
Flag of Italy.svg
2006
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
War flag of the Italian Social Republic.svg
1943
Kosovo Flag of the Serbian Empire, reconstruction.svg
1371
Flag of Yugoslavia (1992–2003); Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006).svg Flag of Serbia (1992–2004).svg
1992 2006
Flag of Serbia (2004–2010).svg
2006–2008
Flag of Kosovo.svg
2008
Flag of Kosovo.svg Kosovo
Latvia Flag of Sweden.svg
1692
Livonian colours.svg
1721
Flag of Latvia.svg
1918
Flag of the Latvian Socialist Soviet Republic (1918–1920).svg
1919
Flag of Latvia.svg
1920
Flag of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940–1953).svg
1940
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1941
Flag of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940–1953).svg
1944
Flag of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1953
Flag of Latvia.svg
1990
Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia
Liechtenstein Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor (after 1400).svg
1400
Flag of Liechtenstein (1719-1852).svg
1719
Flag of Liechtenstein (1852-1921).svg
1852
Flag of Liechtenstein (1921-1937).svg
1921
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg
1937
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Liechtenstein
Lithuania Flag of Lithuania (state).svg
1587
Flag of Russia.svg
1795
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of Lithuania (1918–1940).svg
1918
Flag of the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940–1953).svg
1940
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1941
Flag of the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940–1953).svg
1944
Flag of the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic (1953–1988).svg
1953
Flag of Lithuania (1988–2004).svg
1988
Flag of Lithuania.svg
2004
Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania
Luxembourg Flag of the Low Countries.svg
1482
Austrian Low Countries Flag.svg
1715
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1795
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1815
Flag of Luxembourg.svg
1845
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1940
Flag of Luxembourg.svg
1944
Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg
Malta Flag of the Order of St. John (various).svg
1530
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1798
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1800 1801
19th Century Flag of Malta.svg
1814
Flag of Malta (1875–1898).svg
1875
Flag of Malta (1898–1923).svg
1898
Flag of Malta (1923–1943).svg
1923
Flag of Malta (1943–1964).svg
1943
Flag of Malta.svg
1964
Flag of Malta.svg Malta
Moldova Flag of Moldavia.svg
1359
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1866
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of the Moldavian Democratic Republic.svg
1917
Flag of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1919-1929).svg
1919
Flag of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1919-1929).svg
1925
Flag of the Moldavian ASSR (1937-1938).svg
1937
Flag of the Moldavian ASSR.svg
1938
Flag of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic (1941-1952).svg
1940
Flag of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1952
Flag of Moldova.svg
1990
Flag of Moldova.svg Moldova
Flag of the United Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia (1859 - 1862).svg
1856
Flag of the United Principalities of Romania (1862 - 1866).svg
1862
Flag of Romania.svg
1867
Monaco Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1793
Flag of Monaco.svg
1881
Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
1942
Flag of Monaco.svg
1945
Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco
Montenegro Flag of the Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro2.svg
1696
Alaj-barjak of Prince Danilo I, 1858.svg
1851
Flag of Montenegro (1852–1905).svg
1876
Flag of Montenegro (1905–1918).svg
1905
Flag of Yugoslavia (1918–1941).svg
1918
Flag of Montenegro (1946–1993).svg
1946
Flag of Yugoslavia (1992–2003); Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006).svg
1992
Flag of Montenegro (1994–2004).svg
1994
Flag of Montenegro.svg
2006
Flag of Montenegro.svg Montenegro
Netherlands Prinsenvlag.svg
1581
Statenvlag.svg / Prinsenvlag.svg
1652
Flag of the navy of the Batavian Republic.svg
1795
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1806
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1810
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
1814
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
North Macedonia Flag of the Serbian Empire, reconstruction.svg
1371
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of the Kruševo Republic.svg Ottoman flag.svg
1903 1903
Civil Flag of Serbia.svg
1912
Flag of Yugoslavia (1918–1941).svg
1918
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1941
Flag of Macedonia (1944–1946).svg
1944
Flag of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia (1946–1991).svg
1946
Flag of Macedonia (1992–1995).svg
1992
Flag of North Macedonia.svg
1995
Flag of North Macedonia.svg North Macedonia
Norway Flag of Denmark.svg
1536
Flag of Norway (1814–1821).svg
1814 1821
Swedish and Norwegian merchant flag 1818-1844.svg
1818 1844
Flag of Norway.svg
1821 1844
Norge-Unionsflagg-1844.svg
1844
Flag of Norway.svg
1899
Flag of Norway.svg Norway
Poland Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg
c. 1605
Partitions
1795
Flag of the Duchy of Warsaw.svg
1807
Royal Standard of the Tsar of Poland (1815–1830).svg
1815
Military ensign of Vistula Flotilla of Congress Poland.svg
1815
23px
1863
Flag of Poland (1919–1928).svg
1919
Flag of Poland (1928–1980).svg
1928
Flag of Poland (1928–1980).svg
1944
Flag of Poland.svg
1980
Flag of Poland.svg Poland
Portugal Flag of Portugal (1667).svg
1667
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1707
Flag of Portugal (1750).svg
1750
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg
1816
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg
1826
Flag of Portugal (1830).svg
1830
Flag of Portugal.svg
1911
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
Romania Flag of Transylvania before 1918.svgTransylvania 1111, Flag of Wallachia.svgWallachia 1330, Flag of Moldavia.svgMoldavia 1359 Naval Ensign of Wallachia.svg
Wallachia 1834
Civil Ensign of the Principality of Moldavia (1834-1861).svg
Moldavia 1834
Flag of the United Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia (1859 - 1862).svg
1859
Flag of the United Principalities of Romania (1862 - 1866).svg
1862
Flag of Romania.svg
1867
Flag of Romania (January-March 1948).svg Flag of Romania (1948-1952).svg
1948
Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg
1952
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg
1965
Romania flag 1989 revolution.svg
1989
Flag of Romania.svg
1989
Flag of Romania.svg Romania
Russia Flag of Russia (1668-1693).svg
1547
Flag of Russia.svg
1721
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of Russia (1918).svg Flag of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1918–1937).svg
1918
Flag of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1937–1954).svg
1937
Flag of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.svg
1954
Flag of Russia (1991–1993).svg
1991
Flag of Russia.svg
1993
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
San Marino Old Flag of San Marino.svg
1465
Flag of San Marino (1862–2011).svg
1862
Flag of San Marino.svg
2011
Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino
Serbia Flag of the Serbian Empire, reconstruction.svg
1371
Civil Flag of Serbia.svg
1835
Flag of Yugoslavia (1918–1941).svg
1918
Flag of Serbia (1947–1992).svg
1946
Flag of Yugoslavia (1992–2003); Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006).svg Flag of Serbia (1992–2004).svg
1992 1992
Flag of Serbia (2004–2010).svg
2004
Flag of Serbia.svg
2010
Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia
Slovakia Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg
1804
Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg
1869
Flag of Bohemia.svg
1918
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
1920
Flag of Slovakia (1939–1945).svg
1938
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
1945
Flag of Slovakia.svg
1992
Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia
Slovenia Flag of Austria.svg
1335
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1803
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg
1813
Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg
1869
Flag of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs.svg Flag of Yugoslavia (1918–1941).svg
1918 1918
Flag of the Slovene Home Guard.svg
1943
Flag of Slovenia (1945–1991).svg
1945
Flag of Slovenia.svg
1991
Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Spain Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1506
Bandera de España 1701-1760.svg
1701
Bandera de España 1760-1785.svg
1760
Flag of Spain (1785–1873, 1875–1931).svg
1785
Flag of the First Spanish Republic.svg Flag of Spain (1785–1873, 1875–1931).svg
1873 1875
Flag of Spain (1931–1939).svg
1931
Flag of Spain (Civil) alternate colours.svg
1936
Flag of Spain (1938–1945).svg
1938
Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg
1945
Flag of Spain (1977–1981).svg
1977
Flag of Spain.svg
1981
Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Sweden Flag of Sweden.svg
1562
Swedish and Norwegian naval ensign (1815-1844).svg
1815
23px
1844
Flag of Sweden.svg
1906
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Switzerland Early Swiss cross.svg
15th century
Flag of the Helvetic Republic (French).svg
1798
Early Swiss cross.svg
1803
Flag of Switzerland.svg
1889
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
Turkey Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg
c. 15th century
Ottoman flag.svg
1844
Flag of Turkey.svg
1936
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Ukraine Alex K Halych-Volhynia-flag.svg
1199
Flag of the Cossack Hetmanat.svg
1700
Flag of Russia.svg
1793
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg
1858
Flag of Russia.svg
1883
Flag of the Ukrainian State.svg
1917
Flag of Ukraine.svg
1918
Flag of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1919-1929).svg
1919
Flag of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1929-1937).svg
1929
Flag of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1937-1949).svg
1937
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
1941
Flag of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1937-1949).svg
1944
Flag of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.svg
1949
Flag of Ukraine.svg
1992
Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine
United Kingdom Flag of England.svg
1265
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1606
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
Flag of Scotland (1542–2003).svg
1542
Vatican City Flag of the Papal States (pre 1808).svg
Flag of the Papal States (1808-1870).svg
1808
Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
1870
Flag of the Vatican City.svg
1929
Flag of the Vatican City.svg Vatican City
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Antigua and Barbuda Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1632
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of Leeward Islands (1871–1956).svg
1871
Colonial ensigns of Antigua and Barbuda (1956-1962).svg
1957
Flag of the West Indies Federation (1958–1962).svg
1958
Colonial ensigns of Antigua and Barbuda (1956-1962).svg
1962
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg
1967
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1648
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of the Bahamas (1869–1904).svg
1869
Flag of the Bahamas (1904–1923).svg
1904
Flag of the Bahamas (1923–1953).svg
1923
Flag of the Bahamas (1953–1964).svg
1953
Flag of the Bahamas (1964–1973).svg
1964
Flag of the Bahamas.svg
1973
Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas
Barbados Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1632
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of Barbados (1870–1966).svg
1885
Flag of the West Indies Federation (1958–1962).svg
1958
Flag of Barbados (1870–1966).svg
1962
Flag of Barbados.svg
1966
Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados
Belize Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1519
First flag of the Mexican Empire.svg
1821
Flag of the United Provinces of Central America.svg
1823
Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg
1825
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1838
Flag of Jamaica (1875–1906).svg
1875
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1884
Flag of British Honduras (1919–1981).svg
1919
Flag of Belize.svg
1981
Flag of Belize.svg Belize
Canada Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1606
Red Ensign of Great Britain (1707-1800).svg
1707
Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Canadian Red Ensign (1868–1921).svg
1868
Canadian Red Ensign (1921–1957).svg
1921
Canadian Red Ensign (1957–1965).svg
1957
Flag of Canada.svg
1965
Flag of Canada.svg Canada
Royal Standard of King Louis XIV.svg
1663
Pavillon royal de France.svg
1715
Costa Rica Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1506
First flag of the Mexican Empire.svg
1821
Flag of Costa Rica (1823-1824).svg
1823
Flag of the United Provinces of Central America.svg Flag of Costa Rica (1824).svg Flag of Costa Rica (1824-1840).svg
1824 1824 1824
Flag of Costa Rica (1842-1848).svg
1842
Flag of Costa Rica (1848-1906).svg
1848
Flag of Costa Rica (state).svg
1906
Flag of Costa Rica (state).svg Costa Rica
Cuba Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1506
Flag of the United States (1896–1908).svg
1898
Flag of Cuba.svg
1902
Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba
Dominica Royal Standard of King Louis XIV.svg
1663
Pavillon royal de France.svg
1715
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1763
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of Leeward Islands (1871–1956).svg
1871
Flag of the British Windward Islands (1903-1953).svg
1940
Flag of the West Indies Federation (1958–1962).svg
1958
Flag of Dominica (1955–1965).svg
1962
Flag of Dominica (1978–1981).svg
1978
Flag of Dominica (1981–1988).svg
1981
Flag of Dominica (1988–1990).svg
1988
Flag of Dominica.svg
1990
Flag of Dominica.svg Dominica
Dominican Republic Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1506
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1795
Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1808
Flag of Haiti (1806–1811).svg
1821
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg
1844
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
1849
Flag of Spain (1785–1873, 1875–1931).svg
1861
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
1865
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Dominican Republic
El Salvador Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1519
First flag of the Mexican Empire.svg
1821
Flag of the United Provinces of Central America.svg
1823
Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg
1825
Flag of El Salvador (1839-1865).svg
1839
Flag of El Salvador (April 1865).svg
1865
Flag of El Salvador (1875-1877).svg
1875
Flag of the Greater Republic of Central America (1898).svg
1898
Flag of El Salvador (1875-1877).svg
1875
Flag of El Salvador.svg
1912
Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador
Grenada Royal Standard of King Louis XIV.svg
1663
Pavillon royal de France.svg
1715
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1763
Pavillon royal de France.svg
1779
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1783
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of Grenada (1875–1903).svg
1875
Flag of Grenada (1903–1967).svg
1903
Flag of the West Indies Federation (1958–1962).svg
1958
Flag of Grenada (1903–1967).svg
1962
Flag of Grenada (1967–1974).svg
1967
Flag of Grenada.svg
1974
Flag of Grenada.svg Grenada
Guatemala Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1519
First flag of the Mexican Empire.svg
1821
Flag of the United Provinces of Central America.svg
1823
Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg
1825
Flag of Guatemala (1838-1843).svg
1838
Flag of Guatemala (1843-1851).svg
1843
Flag of Guatemala (1851-1858).svg
1851
Flag of Guatemala (1858–1871).svg
1858
Flag of Guatemala.svg
1871
Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Haiti Royal Standard of King Louis XIV.svg
1663
Pavillon royal de France.svg
1715
Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1789
Flag of Haiti (1806–1811).svg
1804
Flag of Haiti (1814–1820).svg
1811
Flag of Haiti (1806–1811).svg
1821
Flag of Haiti (1849-1859) - Second Empire of Haiti.svg
1849
Flag of Haiti (1859–1964).svg
1859
Flag of Haiti (1964–1986).svg
1964
Flag of Haiti.svg
1986
Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Honduras Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1519
First flag of the Mexican Empire.svg
1821
Flag of the United Provinces of Central America.svg
1823
Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg
1825
Flag of Honduras (1839-1866).svg
1838
Flag of Honduras.svg
1866
Flag of the Greater Republic of Central America (1898).svg
1898
Flag of Honduras.svg
1898
Flag of Honduras.svg Honduras
Jamaica Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg
1655
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1801
Flag of Jamaica (1875–1906).svg
1875
Flag of Jamaica (1906–1957).svg
1906
Flag of Jamaica (1957–1962).svg
1957
Flag of the West Indies Federation (1958–1962).svg
1958
Flag of Jamaica.svg
1962
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica
Mexico Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1519
First flag of the Mexican Empire.svg
1821
Flag of Mexico (1821-1823).svg
1821
Flag of Mexico (1823-1864, 1867-1893).svg
1823
Flag of Mexico (1864-1867).svg
1864
Flag of Mexico (1823-1864, 1867-1893).svg
1867
Flag of Mexico (1893-1916).svg
1893
Flag of Mexico (1916-1934).svg
1916
Bandera de México (1934-1968).png
1934
Flag of Mexico.svg
1968
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Nicaragua Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg
1524
Flag of the United Provinces of Central America.svg
1823
Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg
1825
Flag of Nicaragua (1839-1858).svg
1839