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This article contains a list of the flags and/or modifications made on the flags of current sovereign nations.

Proposed flags, occupation, ephemeral and provisional governments years are marked in italics.

Independence year is marked in bold.

Occupying or colonizing power is not indicated.

Sovereign states

Country before 1700s 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 2020s Current Country
Afghanistan
1880

1901

1919

1926

1928
1929

1930

1973

1974

1978


October 1978


1980

1987

1992

December 1992

1996

1997

2001

2002


June 2002


2004

2013

2021
Afghanistan, Islamic Emirate of
Rump State 1996 Government in exile
2021
Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of[1]
Albania
1878[2]

1902[3]

1910

1911

1912[4]

1914

1920

1926

1928

1934

1939

1943

1944

1946

1992

2002
Albania
Algeria
1516
French colonization
1830'

1962
Algeria
Andorra
1806
1866
1934

1939

1949

1959

1971
Andorra
Angola
1975
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
1957

Part of West Indies Federation
1958

1962

1967
Independence from UK
1981
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
1812

1812

1818

1819

1820

1829

1835

1850

1861

2010
Argentina
Armenia
Father Ghevont Alishan design
1885

part of Transcaucasian Federation
1918

1918

1922

1936

1940

1952

1990
Armenia
Australia
1901

1903

1908
Australia
Austria
1230

1804

1918

1938

1945

1955
Austria
Azerbaijan
1918

1918

1920

1922

1937

1940

1952

1990
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
1869

1904

1923

1953

1964

1973

2006
Bahamas
Bahrain
1783

1820

1932

1972

2002
Bahrain
Bangladesh
1971

1972
Bangladesh
Barbados
1885

1958

1962

1966
Barbados
Belarus
1918

1919

1919

1927

1937

1940

1941

1944

1951

1991

1995

2012
Belarus
Belgium
Brabantine Revolution
1790

1830

1831
Belgium
Belize
1919

1981

2019
Belize
Benin
1958

1975

1990
Benin
Bhutan
1949

1956

1969
Bhutan
Bolivia
1825

1826

1851
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1377
1878

1878
1908
1918

1941

1946

1992

1998
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1448 1908
Botswana
1885

1966
Botswana
Brazil
1816

1816

1822

1822

1870

1889

1889

1960

1968

1992
Brazil
Brunei
pre-1906

1906
Japanese occupation
1941

1945

1959
Independence from UK
1984
Brunei
Bulgaria 1878 1908
1918

1946

1948

1967

1971

1991
Bulgaria
1878 1908
Burkina Faso
1959

1984
Burkina Faso
Burundi
1885

1919

1961

1962

1966

1966

1967

1982
Burundi
Cambodia
1863

1887

1942

1945

1953

1970

1975

1979

1989

1992

1993
Cambodia
Cameroon
1884
1916 1957
1961

1975
Cameroon
1916 1922
Canada
1868

1921

1957

1965
Canada
Cape Verde
1816

1826

1830

1911

1975

1992
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
1903

1958
Central African Republic
Chad
1959
Chad
Chile
1812

1817

1818
Chile
China
1888[5]

1912[5]

1928[5]

1949[5]
China, People's Republic of
Colombia
1525

1785

1811

1814

1816

1819

1820

1821

1831

1834
 
1861 1861
Colombia
Comoros
1887

1963

1975

1978

1992

1996

2001
Comoros
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
1877

1960

1963

1966

1971

1997

2003

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

1958

1970

1991
Congo, Republic of the
Costa Rica
1506

1821

1823

1824

1824

1824

1840

1842

1848

1906
Costa Rica
Croatia
1527

1809

1815

1848

1852

1868

1918

1918

1939

1941

1943

1945

1990

1990
Croatia
Cuba
1506

1785

1873

1898

1902

1906

1908

1909

1959
Cuba
Cyprus
1192

1489

1844

1878

1881

1922

1960

1960

2006
Cyprus
Czechia
1198

1804

1918

1920

1939

1945

1990

1993
Czech Republic
Denmark
14th c.[6]
Denmark
Djibouti
1844

1896

1977
Djibouti
Dominica
1663

1715

1763

1801

1871

1940

1958

1962

1978

1981

1988

1990
Dominica
Dominican Republic
1506

1795

1808

1821

1844

1849

1861

1865
Dominican Republic
East Timor
1702

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911

1942

1945

1975

1975

1976

1999

2002
East Timor
Ecuador
1534

1785

1809

1812

1820

1822

1822

1830

1835

1845

1845

1860

1900

2009
Ecuador
Egypt
661

750-969

1844

1882

1922

1952

1958

1972

1984
Egypt
El Salvador
1525

1717

1785

1821



1823

1826



1827


1842

1850

1854

1860

1864

1865

1869

1873

1875

1896


1898

1900

1912

1916


1921


1923
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
1667

1707

1750

1778

1785

1931

1936

1938

1945

1968

1973

1979
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
1890

1941

1941

1952

1975

1987

1991

1993

1995
Eritrea
Estonia
1918

1940

1941

1944

1953

1990
Estonia
Eswatini
1890

1894

1903

1968

2011
Eswatini
Ethiopia

1897

1914


1936

1941

1974

1987

1991

1996

2009
Ethiopia
Fiji
1865

1867

1869

1871

1878

1924

1970
Fiji
Finland
1562

1809

1858

1883

1917

1918
Finland
France
1643[citation needed]

1790[citation needed]

1794[7]

1814

1830[8]

1940

1944

1958

1974[9]

2020[9]
France

1940
Gabon
1903

1959

1960
Gabon
Gambia
1783

1801

1965
Gambia
Georgia
1008-1490

1801

1858

1883

1918

1921

1922

1937

1951

1990

2004
Georgia
Germany 1400
1848

1867

1919

1933

1935

1946
1949 Germany
1433 1949 1959
Ghana 1821
1877

1957

1961

1964

1966
Ghana
1612 1795 1806 1810 1814
Greece
1378

1769
1822 1833 1862 1967
1970

1975

1978
Greece
1822 (naval ensign)
Grenada
1663

1715

1763

1779

1783

1801

1875

1903

1958

1962

1967

1974
Grenada
Guatemala
1519

1821

1823

1825

1838

1843

1851

1858

1871
Guatemala
Guinea
1898

1958
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
1667

1707

1750

1816

1826

1830

1911

1974
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
1581

1795

1806

1810

1814

1875

1906

1919

1955

1966
Guyana
Haiti
1663

1715

1790

1791

1798

1803

1804

1806

1811

1821

1849

1859

1964

1986
Haiti
Honduras
1519

1821

1823

1825

1838

1866

1898

1898

1949

2022
Honduras
Hungary
1526

1848

1848

1849

1867

1869–1918

1896–1915

1918

1919

1919

1940

1946

1949

1956

1956

1957
Hungary
Iceland
1536

1809

1810

1900

1918

1944
Iceland
India 1526
1858

1906

1907
1908
1917

1921

1931

1947
India
1674 1773
Indonesia
1640

1800

1942

1945
Indonesia
Iran
1576

1736

1747

1760

1796

1849

1852

1907

1933

1964

1980
Iran
Iraq
1844

1921

1958

1959

1963

1991

2004

2008
Iraq
Ireland
1542

1801

1922
Ireland
Israel
1844

1920

1948

1948
Israel
Italy
1802

1805

1814

1861
 
1946

2003

2006
Italy

1943-april 1945
Ivory Coast
1896

1959
Ivory Coast
Jamaica
1655

1801

1875

1906

1957

1958

1962
Jamaica
Japan
701

1192-1573

1603

1868

1945

1952

1999
Japan
Jordan
1844

1920

1921

1958

1958
Jordan
Kazakhstan
1822

1858

1883

1915

1917

1920

1932

1937

1940

1953

1991

1992
Kazakhstan
Kenya
1885

1885

1921

1963
Kenya
Kiribati
1892

1937

1942

1943

1979
Kiribati
Korea, North
960

1800

1856

1882

1882

1888

1893

1893

1899

1910

1945

1946

1946

1948

1992
Korea, North
Korea, South
1945

1948

1949

1984

1997

2011
Korea, South
Kuwait
1521

1844

1899

1914

1921

1940

1961
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
1876

1883

1918

1936

1952

1991

1992

1992

2023
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
1707

1893

1952

1975
Laos
Latvia
1562

1661

1692

1721

1918

1919

1920

1940

1941

1944

1953

1990
Latvia
Lebanon
1697

1844

1918

1920

1943
Lebanon
Lesotho
1795

1801

1875

1884

1966