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This list contains images of and information about the official flags used by Norway. For more comprehensive information regarding each flag, please see their respective separate articles.


National Flag of Norway

The national flag was designed in 1821 by Fredrik Meltzer, a member of parliament (Stortinget). It reflects Norway's close ties with Sweden and Denmark.

Royal Standards

Flags used by the Government

Flags used by the military


Flags of the Navy

Flags of the Army

The rank flags are also used by the Air Force and Home Guard.

Flags of the Air Force

The Air Force uses the same rank flags as the Army.

Flags of the Home Guard

The Home Guard uses the same rank flags as the Army.

Historical flags

These flags are no longer in use, except the merchant flag of 1821-1844, which was also used from 1899 until the present.

Flags of counties and municipalities

The counties and municipalities most often have a banner of their respective coats of arms as their flag. However they are seldom used. Most public buildings and private homes use the National flag.

This part of the gallery is incomplete



Other officially approved flags

Chronology of the flag of Norway

For a chronology of flags used as the national flag of Norway see Flag of Norway.

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