Gallery of flags by design: Wikis

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This is a gallery of flags arranged by design.

Contents

Solid

Three examples:

Flag of Libya
Flag of Libya
Flag of Japan(charged with a disc)
Flag of Japan
(charged with a disc)
Flag of Rapa Nui(charged with a red Rei Miru, an Easter Island wood carving)
Flag of Rapa Nui
(charged with a red Rei Miru, an Easter Island wood carving)
Olympic Flag
Olympic Flag

Bicolour

Examples:

Flag of Malta (vertical bicolour)
Flag of Malta (vertical bicolour)
Flag of Tatarstan (fimbriated horizontal bicolour)
Flag of Tatarstan (fimbriated horizontal bicolour)
Flag of Algeria (charged vertical bicolour)
Flag of Algeria (charged vertical bicolour)
Flag of the Solomon Islands (charged fimbriated diagonal bicolour)
Flag of the Solomon Islands (charged fimbriated diagonal bicolour)
Flag of Galicia (bicolour with a diagonal stripe)
Flag of Galicia (bicolour with a diagonal stripe)

Roundel

Tricolour and other tribands

Examples:

Flag of Galicia (Roundel of the USA)
Flag of Galicia (Roundel of the USA)
Flag of Austria (horizontal bicolour triband)
Flag of Austria (horizontal bicolour triband)
Flag of Canada (charged vertical bicolour triband)
Flag of Canada (charged vertical bicolour triband)
Flag of The Gambia (fimbriated horizontal tricolour)
Flag of The Gambia (fimbriated horizontal tricolour)
Flag of Italy (vertical tricolour triband)
Flag of Italy (vertical tricolour triband)
Flag of Namibia (charged fimbriated diagonal tricolour)
Flag of Namibia (charged fimbriated diagonal tricolour)
Flag of Mexico (charged vertical tricolour triband)
Flag of Mexico (charged vertical tricolour triband)
Flag of the Netherlands (horizontal tricolour triband)
Flag of the Netherlands (horizontal tricolour triband)
Flag of Ecuador (charged horizontal tricolour)
Flag of Ecuador (charged horizontal tricolour)

Quartered

Flag of Maryland, United States (orthogonal)
Flag of Maryland, United States (orthogonal)
Flag of Panama (orthogonal)
Flag of Panama (orthogonal)
Flag of Jamaica (diagonal)
Flag of Jamaica (diagonal)
Flag of Ceuta, Spain (gyronny)
Flag of Ceuta, Spain (gyronny)

Stripes

Four examples:

NATO signal flag turn (vertical stripes)
NATO signal flag turn (vertical stripes)
Flag of Catalonia (horizontal stripes)
Flag of Catalonia (horizontal stripes)
Flag of South Africa (pall)
Flag of South Africa (pall)
Flag of the Republic of Macedonia (rays)
Flag of the Republic of Macedonia (rays)

Border

Four examples:

Flag of Grenada
Flag of Grenada
Flag of Montenegro
Flag of Montenegro
Flag of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
Flag of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
Flag of Wyoming, United States
Flag of Wyoming, United States

Canton

Flag of Australia
Flag of Australia
Flag of Chile
Flag of Chile
Flag of the United States
Flag of the United States
British Red Ensign (see also: Flags based on British ensigns on Wikimedia Commons)
British Red Ensign (see also: Flags based on British ensigns on Wikimedia Commons)
Esperanto flag
Esperanto flag

Shape

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Circle or sphere

Four examples:

Earth flag
Earth flag
Flag of the European Union
Flag of the European Union
Flag of Japan
Flag of Japan
Flag of Bangladesh
Flag of Bangladesh
Flag of Palau
Flag of Palau

Crescent

Five examples:

Flag of Turkey (crescent facing single star)
Flag of Turkey (crescent facing single star)
Flag of Azerbaijan (crescent facing single star)
Flag of Azerbaijan (crescent facing single star)
Flag of Malaysia (crescent facing a 14-point star)
Flag of Malaysia (crescent facing a 14-point star)
Flag of Turkmenistan (crescent facing constellation)
Flag of Turkmenistan (crescent facing constellation)
Flag of Nepal (crescent and sun)
Flag of Nepal (crescent and sun)
Flag of Singapore (crescent and five stars)
Flag of Singapore (crescent and five stars)
Flag of Pakistan (crescent and a star)
Flag of Pakistan (crescent and a star)

Cross

Three examples:

Flag of Saint David (symmetric cross)
Flag of Saint David (symmetric cross)
Flag of Denmark (Nordic cross)
Flag of Denmark (Nordic cross)
Flag of Scotland (Saltire / St. Andrew's Cross)
Flag of Scotland (Saltire / St. Andrew's Cross)
Flag of Occitania (Occitan cross and Felibritge star)
Flag of Occitania (Occitan cross and Felibritge star)

Diamond

Four examples:

Flag of Amapá
Flag of Amapá
Flag of Arkansas
Flag of Arkansas
Flag of the Republic of the Rif
Flag of the Republic of the Rif
Flag of Yokohama, Japan
Flag of Yokohama, Japan

Spiral

Flag of Tino rangatiratanga movement
Flag of Tino rangatiratanga movement
Flag of Ottawa
Flag of Ottawa
Flag of Ibaraki Prefecture
Flag of Ibaraki Prefecture

Square

Four examples:

Flag of Switzerland (square flag)
Flag of Switzerland (square flag)
ICS flag sierra (square in flag)
ICS flag sierra (square in flag)
Flag of the Northwest Territories, Canada (Canadian pale)
Flag of the Northwest Territories, Canada (Canadian pale)
The checkered flag
The checkered flag

Star

Main article: Gallery of flags with stars on the Wikimedia Commons

Seven examples:

Flag of Israel (blue 6-pointed star - Star of David)
Flag of Israel (blue 6-pointed star - Star of David)
Assyrian flag
Assyrian flag
Flag of Morocco (pentagram)
Flag of Morocco (pentagram)
Flag of the Community of Madrid (white 5-pointed stars)
Flag of the Community of Madrid (white 5-pointed stars)
Flag of Chicago
Flag of Chicago
Flag of the Red Army of the Soviet Union (fimbriated red 5-pointed star)
Flag of the Red Army of the Soviet Union (fimbriated red 5-pointed star)
Flag of Portland, Oregon (white 4-pointed star)
Flag of Portland, Oregon (white 4-pointed star)

Triangle or Triskelion

Four examples:

Flag of the Czech Republic
Flag of the Czech Republic
Flag of Guyana
Flag of Guyana
Flag of Salinas, Puerto Rico
Flag of Salinas, Puerto Rico
Flag of Sicily
Flag of Sicily
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Living Organism

Animal

Four examples:

Flag of California, United States (grizzly bear)
Flag of California, United States (grizzly bear)
Flag of Albania (double-headed eagle)
Flag of Albania (double-headed eagle)
Flag of Wallonia, Belgium (rooster)
Flag of Wallonia, Belgium (rooster)
Flag of Sri Lanka (lion)
Flag of Sri Lanka (lion)

Person or Body Part

Flag of Corsica (head)
Flag of Corsica (head)
Flag of the Isle of Man (leg)
Flag of the Isle of Man (leg)
Flag of New Jersey (Liberty and Ceres)
Flag of New Jersey (Liberty and Ceres)
Flag of Ulster (hand)
Flag of Ulster (hand)
Flag of Benin Empire (people)
Flag of Benin Empire (people)

Plant

Flag of Quebec (fleur-de-lis)
Flag of Quebec (fleur-de-lis)
Flag of Kalmykia (lotus)
Flag of Kalmykia (lotus)
Flag of the United Nations (olive branches)
Flag of the United Nations (olive branches)
Flag of Lebanon (cedar)
Flag of Lebanon (cedar)
Flag of Hong Kong (Bauhinia blakeana)
Flag of Hong Kong (Bauhinia blakeana)

Object

Anchor, Boat, or Ship

Main article: Gallery of nautical flags on the Wikimedia Commons

Four examples:

Flag of Anchorage, Alaska (an anchor)
Flag of Anchorage, Alaska (an anchor)
Flag of New Brunswick (a galley)
Flag of New Brunswick (a galley)
Flag of Quebec City (the Don de Dieu)
Flag of Quebec City (the Don de Dieu)
Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (the Grande Hermine)
Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (the Grande Hermine)

Astronomical object

Flag of Argentina (Sun of May)
Flag of Argentina (Sun of May)
Flag of Brazil (several constellations)
Flag of Brazil (several constellations)
Flag of Laos (Moon)
Flag of Laos (Moon)
Flag of Philippines (Sun)
Flag of Philippines (Sun)

Building

Flag of Afghanistan (a mosque)
Flag of Afghanistan (a mosque)
Flag of Cambodia (Angkor Wat)
Flag of Cambodia (Angkor Wat)
Flag of the Isle of Wight, UK (Carisbrooke Castle)
Flag of the Isle of Wight, UK (Carisbrooke Castle)
Flag of Toronto (Toronto City Hall)
Flag of Toronto (Toronto City Hall)

Headgear

Four examples:

State Ensign of Belgium (crown)
State Ensign of Belgium (crown)
State Flag of Hungary (Crown of Saint Stephen)
State Flag of Hungary (Crown of Saint Stephen)
Flag of Calgary, Alberta (Smithbilt)
Flag of Calgary, Alberta (Smithbilt)
Flag of the Vatican City (Papal Tiara)
Flag of the Vatican City (Papal Tiara)

Flag

South African Prinsevlag (1928–1994) (flags of the United Kingdom, Orange Free State, and Transvaal)
South African Prinsevlag (1928–1994) (flags of the United Kingdom, Orange Free State, and Transvaal)
Flag of Georgia, USA (2001–2003) (1777 U.S. flag, traditional, 1920, and 1956 Georgia flags, and current U.S. flag)
Flag of Georgia, USA (2001–2003) (1777 U.S. flag, traditional, 1920, and 1956 Georgia flags, and current U.S. flag)
Flag of Haiti (six vertically hoisted Haitian flags)
Flag of Haiti (six vertically hoisted Haitian flags)
Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, France (Basque, Breton, and Norman flags)
Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, France (Basque, Breton, and Norman flags)

Hill, Mountain, or Rock

Flag of Roswell, New Mexico (El Capitan)
Flag of Roswell, New Mexico (El Capitan)
Flag of Shizuoka Prefecture (Mount Fuji)
Flag of Shizuoka Prefecture (Mount Fuji)
Flag of Sint Eustatius (The Quill)
Flag of Sint Eustatius (The Quill)
Flag of Slovakia (Tatra, Mátra and Fatra)
Flag of Slovakia (Tatra, Mátra and Fatra)

Map

Flag of Cyprus
Flag of Cyprus
Flag of Kosovo
Flag of Kosovo
Flag of Unified Korea
Flag of Unified Korea

Machine, Tool, or Instrument

Four examples:

Flag of Kaluga, Russia(satellite)
Flag of Kaluga, Russia
(satellite)
Flag of Portugal(armillary sphere)
Flag of Portugal
(armillary sphere)
Presidential Standard of Ireland (harp)
Presidential Standard of Ireland (harp)
Flag of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland (key)
Flag of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland (key)

Shield or Weapon

Four examples:

Flag of Essex, England (seax)
Flag of Essex, England (seax)
Flag of Kenya (shield and spears)
Flag of Kenya (shield and spears)
Flag of Mozambique (AK-47)
Flag of Mozambique (AK-47)
Flag of the United States Virgin Islands (arrows)
Flag of the United States Virgin Islands (arrows)

Inscription

Five examples:

Flag of Iran (Arabic)
Flag of Iran (Arabic)
Flag of Rwanda (before October 25, 2001, Latin)
Flag of Rwanda (before October 25, 2001, Latin)
Flag of Magway Division, Myanmar (Burmese)
Flag of Magway Division, Myanmar (Burmese)
Flag of Russian SFSR (before 1954, Cyrillic)
Flag of Russian SFSR (before 1954, Cyrillic)
Flag of Saudi Arabia (Arabic)
Flag of Saudi Arabia (Arabic)

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