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Title: Timeline of national flags  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
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Subject: List of flags of Peru, List of flags of the Philippines, National flag, Flag of Greenland, Flag
Collection: Flags, National Flags, National Timelines
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Timeline of national flags

This page lists the different number of flags and/or modifications made on the flags of current sovereign nations since beginning of the 18th century.

Contents

  • Africa 1
  • Asia 2
  • Europe 3
  • North America 4
  • South America 5
  • Oceania 6

Africa

Countries / Decades before 1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current Decades / Countries
Algeria
1516

1830

1962
Algeria
Angola
1667

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911

1975
Angola
Benin
1900

1958

1975

1990
Benin
Botswana
1885

1966
Botswana
Burkina Faso
1896

1959

1984
Burkina Faso
Burundi
1885

1919

1961

1962
 
1966 1966

1967

1982
Burundi
Cameroon
1884

1916

1957

1961

1975
Cameroon

1916

1922
Cape Verde
1667

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911

1975

1992
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
1903

1958
Central African Republic
Chad
1900

1959
Chad
Comoros
1887

1963

1975

1978

1992

1996

2001
Comoros
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
1877

1960

1963

1966

1971

1997

2003

2006
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo, Republic of the
1891

1958

1970

1991
Republic of the Congo
Ivory Coast
1893

1959
Côte d'Ivoire
Djibouti
1453

1844

1896

1977
Djibouti
Egypt
1517

1844

1882

1922

1952

1958

1972

1984
Egypt
Ethiopia
1890s

1897

1936

1962

1974

1987

1991

1996

2009
Ethiopia
Eritrea
1890

1941

1941

1952

1974

1987

1991

1993

1995
Eritrea
Equatorial Guinea
1667

1707

1750

1778

1785

1931

1936

1938

1945

1968

1973

1979
Equatorial Guinea
Gabon
1903

1959

1960
Gabon
The Gambia
1783

1801

1965
The Gambia
Ghana
1821

1877

1957

1961

1964

1966
Ghana

1581

1795

1806

1810

1814
Guinea
1898

1958
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
1667

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911

1974
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
1885

1921

1963
Kenya
Lesotho
1652

1795

1801

1875

1884

1966

1987

2006
Lesotho
Liberia
1827

1847
Liberia
Libya
15th century

1912

1951

1969

1972

1977

2011
Libya
Madagascar
1896

1958
Madagascar
Malawi
1907

1953

1963

1964

2010

2012
Malawi
Mali
1892

1958

1959

1961
Mali
Mauritania
1900

1959
Mauritania
Mauritius
1666

1710

1789

1810

1906

1923

1968
Mauritius
Morocco
1666

1913

1956
Morocco

1921
Mozambique
1667

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911

1974

1975
 
1983 1983

Mozambique
Namibia
1884

1915

1928

1990
Namibia
Niger
1922

1959
Niger
Nigeria
1886

1900

1960

1967

1970
Nigeria

1967
Rwanda
1885

1919

1959

1961

1962

2001
Rwanda
São Tomé and Príncipe
1667

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911

1975
São Tomé and Príncipe
Senegal
16th century

1789

1814

1830

1958

1959

1960
Senegal
Seychelles
1756

1811

1903

1961

1976

1977

1996
Seychelles
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
1884

1931

1936

1938

1945

1976
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Sierra Leone
1792

1801

1889

1961
Sierra Leone
Somalia
13th century

1415

1559

1884

1888

1896

1903

1949

1950
1960 Somalia
South Africa
1652

1795

1801

1875

1910

1912

1928

1994
South Africa
South Sudan
1517

1844

1882

1899

1922

1952

1956

1970

2011
South Sudan
Sudan
1517

1844

1882

1899

1922

1952

1956

1970
Sudan
Swaziland
1894

1903

1968
Swaziland
Tanzania
1885

1919

1961

1964
Tanzania

1964
Togo
1884

1914

1957

1958

1960
Togo
Tunisia
1574

1831

1999
Tunisia
Uganda
1894

1914

1962

1962
Uganda
Zambia
1924

1953

1963

1964

1996
Zambia
Zimbabwe
1896

1923

1953

1964

1968

1979

1979

1980
Zimbabwe
Countries / Decades before Current Decades / Countries
1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010

Asia

Countries / Decades before 1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current Decades / Countries
Afghanistan
1570s

1738

1747

1880

1901

1919

1921

1928

1928

1929

1929

1930

1973

1974

1978

1978

1979

1987

1992

1992

1996

1997

2001

2002

2004
Afghanistan
Armenia
1453

1828

1858

1883

1918

1918

1922

1936

1940

1952

1990
Armenia
Azerbaijan
1576

1736

1747

1760

1796

1813

1858

1883
  
1918 `18 `18

1920

1922

1937

1940

1952

1990
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
1820

1932

1972

2002
Bahrain
Bangladesh
1757

1801

1858

1947

1971

1972
Bangladesh
Bhutan
1949

1956

1969
Bhutan
Brunei
1906

1941

1945

1959
Brunei
Cambodia
1863

1887

1953

1970

1975

1979

1989

1992

1993
Cambodia
China, (People's Republic of)
1862

1890

1912

1928

1949
China, (People's Republic of)
East Timor
1702

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911

1975

1999

2002
East Timor
Georgia
14th century

1801

1858

1883

1918 `18

1921

1922

1937

1951

1990

2004
Georgia
India
1526

1858

1947
India

1674

1773
Indonesia
1602

1800

1942

1945

1949
Indonesia
Iran
1576

1736

1747

1760

1796

1849

1907

1925

1980
Iran
Iraq
1453

1844

1921

1958

1959

1963

1991

2004

2008
Iraq
Israel
1453

1844

1920

1927

1948
Israel
Japan
1870

1945

1951

1999
Japan
Jordan
1453

1844

1920

1921

1958

1958
Jordan
Korea, North
1882

1910

1945

1948
Korea, North
Korea, South
1882

1910

1945

1948
Korea, South
Kuwait
1752

1898

1899

1961
Kuwait
Kazakhstan
1456

1822

1858

1883

1917

1920

1936

1992
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
1876

1883

1918

1936

1952

1992
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
1893

1952

1975
Laos
Lebanon
1453

1844

1920

1943
Lebanon
Malaysia
1641

1795

1801

1818

1824

1896

1942

1945

1949

1963
Malaysia
The Maldives
1886

1926

1953

1965
The Maldives
Mongolia
1862

1890

1911

1921

1924

1940

1992
Mongolia
Burma
1753

1885

1937

1943

1945

1948

1974

2010
Myanmar
Nepal
1928

1962
Nepal
Oman
1856

1970

1995
Oman
Pakistan
1526

1747

1761

1849

1858

1880

1947
Pakistan
Philippines
1535

1762

1764

1821

1898

1901

1908

1912

1919

1936

1942

1943

1945

1985

1986

1998
Philippines
Qatar
1818

1872

1916

1936

1949

1971
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
1517

1744

1818

1824

1891

1902

1926

1932

1934

1938

1973
Saudi Arabia

1844

1920

1926
Singapore
1819

1874

1942

1945

1946

1959

1963

1965
Singapore
Sri Lanka
1593

1815

1948

1951

1972
Sri Lanka
Syria
1453

1844
 
1920 1920

1922

1932

1958
boder
1961

1963

1972

1980
Syria
Taiwan, (Republic of China)
1862

1890
 
1895 1895

1945
Taiwan, (Republic of China)
Tajikistan
1699

1721

1858

1883

1918

1924

1953

1991

1992
Tajikistan
Thailand
1700

1782

1817

1855

1916

1917
Thailand
Turkey
1453

1844

1936
Turkey
Turkmenistan
1517

1917

1922

1953

1992

1997

2001
Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates
1892

1950

1971
United Arab Emirates
Uzbekistan
1785

1920

1924

1953

1991
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
1802

1885

1887

1890

1920

1945

1955

1976
Vietnam

1945

1946

1948

1975
Yemen
1872

1918

1923

1927

1962

1990
Yemen

1886

1937

1962

1967
Countries / Decades before Current Decades / Countries
1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010

Europe

Countries / Decades before 1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current Decades / Countries
Albania
1453

1844
 
1912 1914

1920

1926

1928

1934

1939

1943

1944

1946

1992
Albania
Andorra
1806
 
1812 1813

1866
Andorra
Austria
1230

1804

1869

1918

1938

1945
Austria
Belarus
1587

1793

1858

1883

1918
 
1919 1919

1937

1940

1941

1944

1951

1991

1995

2012
Belarus
Belgium
1482

1713

1790

1792

1795

1815
 
1830 1831
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1453

1844
 
1878 1878

1908

1918

1941

1945

1992

1998
Bosnia and Herzegovina

1908
Bulgaria
1453

1844

1878

1948

1967

1971

1991
Bulgaria
Croatia
1527

1809

1815

1848

1852

1868
 
1918 1918

1939

1941

1943

1945

1990
Croatia
Cyprus
1453

1844

1878

1922
 
1960

2006
Cyprus
Czech Republic
1400

1804

1869

1918

1920

1939

1939

1945

1990

1993
Czech Republic
Denmark
1396
Denmark
Estonia
1562

1721

1918

1940

1941

1944

1953

1990
Estonia
Finland
1562

1809

1858

1883

1917

1918
Finland
France
16th century

1790

1794

1814

1830
France
Germany
1400

1806

1815

1867

1918
 
1933

1935

1945

1949
Germany

1949

1959
Greece
1453

1769

1822

1833

1858

1863

1924

1935

1941

1944

1967

1970

1975

1978
Greece
Hungary
1711

1867

1918
 
1919 1919

1940

1946

1949
  
1956 1956 1957
Hungary
Iceland
1536

1900

1918

1944
Iceland
Ireland
1542

1801

1919

1922
Ireland
Italy
1848

1943

1945

2003

2006
Italy
Latvia
1692

1721

1918

1919

1920

1940

1941

1944

1953

1990
Latvia
Liechtenstein
1400

1719

1852

1921

1937
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
1587

1795

1858

1883

1918

1940

1941

1944

1953

1988

2004
Lithuania
Luxembourg
1482

1715

1795

1815

1845

1940

1944
Luxembourg
Macedonia
15th century

1844
 
1903 1903

1912

1918

1941

1944

1946

1991

1995
Macedonia
Malta
1530

1798
 
1800 1801

1814

1875

1898

1923

1943

1964
Malta
Moldova
15th century

1834

1866

1883

1917

1919

1925

1937

1938

1940

1952

1990
Moldova

1859

1862

1867
Monaco
1793

1881

1942

1945
Monaco
Montenegro
16th century

1876

1905

1946

1993

2004
Montenegro
Netherlands
1581

1795

1806

1810

1814
Netherlands
Norway
1536
 
1814 1815

1844

1899
Norway
Poland
c. 1605
Partitions
1795

1807

1815

1919

1939

1944
Poland
Portugal
1667

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911
Portugal
Romania
1859

1862

1867
 
1948

1952

1965

1989

1989
Romania
Russia
1547

1721

1858

1883
 
1918 `18

1937

1954

1991

1993
Russia
San Marino
1465

1862
San Marino
Serbia
1453

1835

1918

1943

1992

2004

2010
Serbia
Slovakia
1804

1869

1918

1920

1938

1945

1992
Slovakia
Slovenia
1335

1803

1813

1869
 
1918 1918

1943

1945

1991
Slovenia
Spain
1506

1701

1760

1785
 
1873 1875

1931

1936

1938

1945

1977

1981
Spain
Sweden
1562

1815

1844

1906
Sweden
Switzerland
15th century

1798

1803

1889
Switzerland
Ukraine
1700

1793

1858

1883

1917

1918

1919

1929

1937

1941

1944

1949

1991
Ukraine
United Kingdom
1606

1801
United Kingdom
Vatican City

1808

1870

1929
Vatican City
Countries / Decades before Current Decades / Countries
1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010

North America

Countries / Decades before 1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current Decades / Countries
Antigua and Barbuda
1632

1801

1958

1962

1967
Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas
1648

1801

1869

1904

1923

1953

1964

1973
Bahamas
Barbados
1632

1801

1885

1958

1966
Barbados
Belize
1519

1821

1823

1825

1838

1875

1884

1919

1981
Belize
Canada
1606

1707

1801

1868

1921

1957

1965
Canada

1663

1715
Costa Rica
1506

1821

1823
  
1824 1824 1824

1842

1848

1906
Costa Rica
Cuba
1506

1898

1902
Cuba
Dominica
1663

1715

1763

1801

1940

1958

1962

1978

1981

1988

1990
Dominica
Dominican Republic
1506

1795

1808

1821

1844

1849

1861

1865
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
1519

1821

1823

1825

1839

1865

1875

1898

1875

1912
El Salvador
Grenada
1663

1715

1763

1779

1783

1801

1958

1962

1967

1974
Grenada
Guatemala
1519

1821

1823

1825

1838

1843

1851

1858

1871
Guatemala
Haiti
1663

1715

1789

1804

1811

1821

1849

1859

1964

1986
Haiti
Honduras
1519

1821

1823

1825

1838

1866

1898

1898
Honduras
Jamaica
1655

1801

1875

1906

1957

1962
Jamaica
Mexico
1519

1821

1821

1823

1864

1867

1893

1916

1934

1968
Mexico
Nicaragua
1524

1821

1823

1825

1839

1858

1889

1893

1896

1908
Nicaragua
Panama
1510

1717

1785

1811

1816

1819

1820

1821

1834

1861

1903

1925
Panama
Saint Kitts and Nevis
1626

1713

1801

1958

1983
Saint Kitts and Nevis

1663
Saint Lucia
1663

1715

1743

1756

1762

1763

1778

1783

1789

1796

1801

1802

1803

1903

1958

1962

1967

1979

2002
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
1663

1715

1763

1778

1783

1801

1903

1958

1962

1979
 
1985 1985
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
1498

1796

1801

1889

1958

1962
Trinidad and Tobago
United States
1606

1707

1775

1777

1795

1818
 
1819 1820

1822

1836

1837
 
1845 1846
 
1847 1848

1851

1858

1859

1861

1863

1865

1867

1877

1890

1891

1896

1908

1912

1959

1960
United States

1861

1863

1865
Countries / Decades before Current Decades / Countries
1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010

South America

Countries / Decades before 1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current Decades / Countries
Argentina
1536

1717

1785

1812

1816

1818

1830

1835

1850

1861
Argentina
Bolivia
1534

1717

1785

1825

1826

1851
Bolivia
Brazil
1697

1816
 
1822 1822

1870

1889 1889

1960

1968

1992
Brazil
Chile
1541

1717

1785

1812
 
1817 1817
Chile
Colombia
1525

1717

1785

1811

1816

1819

1820

1821

1834
 
1861 1861
Colombia
Ecuador
1534

1717

1785

1809

1812

1820
 
1822 1822
 
1845 1845

1860
Ecuador
Guyana
1581

1795

1806

1810

1814

1966
Guyana
Paraguay
1537

1717

1785
  
1811 1811 1811

1812

1826

1842

1954

1988

1991

2013
Paraguay
Peru
1532

1717

1785

1820
 
1822 1822

1825

1950
Peru

1836
Suriname
1581

1795

1806

1810

1814

1959

1975
Suriname
Uruguay
1624

1717

1785

1812

1815

1821

1822

1828

1830
Uruguay
Venezuela
1522

1717

1785

1811
 
1812 1813

1814
 
1817 1817

1819

1820

1821

1836
 
1859 1859

1863

1905

1930

2006
Venezuela
Countries / Decades before Current Decades / Countries
1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010

Oceania

Countries / Decades before 1700 1710 1720 1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current Decades / Countries
Australia
1770

1801

1901

1903

1909
Australia
Federated States of Micronesia
1885

1899

1914

1944

1947

1965

1979
Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji
1878

1924

1970
Fiji
Kiribati
1892

1937

1942

1943

1979
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
1885

1889

1914

1944

1947

1965

1979
Marshall Islands
Nauru
1888

1889
  
1914

1942
  
1945

1968
Nauru
New Zealand
1769

1834

1840

1867

1902
New Zealand
Palau
1885

1899

1914

1944

1947

1965

1981
Palau
Papua New Guinea
1884

1906

1942

1945

1949

1965

1970

1971
Papua New Guinea

1884

1889

1914

1945
Samoa
1900

1914

1922

1948

1949

1962
Samoa
Solomon Islands
1886

1942

1945

1977
Solomon Islands

1893
Tonga
1863

1875
Tonga
Tuvalu
1892

1937

1976

1978
 
1995 1996

1997
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
1887

1906

1980
Vanuatu

1906
Countries / Decades before Current Decades / Countries
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