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Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1961

United Nations
Afghanistan
Albania
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Australia
Austria (civil)
Austria (state)
Belgium
Bhutan
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burma
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Central African Republic
Ceylon
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo-Brazzaville
Congo-Léopoldville
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Cuba
Cyprus
Czechoslovakia
Dahomey
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Dominican Republic
Ecuador (state)
Ecuador (civil)
El Salvador (state)
El Salvador (national)
El Salvador (civil)
Ethiopia (state)
Ethiopia (civil)
Finland (civil)
Finland (state)
France
Gabon
East Germany
West Germany (civil)
West Germany (state)
Ghana
Greece (land)
Greece (sea)
Guatemala
Guinea
Haiti (civil)
Haiti (state)
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland (civil)
Iceland (state)
India
Indonesia
Iran (state)
Iran (civil)
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Ivory Coast
Japan
Jordan
North Korea
South Korea
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malagasy Republic
Malaya
Mali
Mauritania
Mexico
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
Mongolia
Morocco
Muscat and Oman
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Philippines
Poland (civil)
Poland (state)
Portugal
Romania
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
Soviet Union
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sudan
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tanganyika
Thailand
Togo
Tunisia
Turkey
United Arab Republic
United Kingdom
United States
Upper Volta
Uruguay (national)
Uruguay (Artigas)
Uruguay (Treinta y Tres)
Vatican City
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
Western Samoa
Yemen
Yugoslavia

Other Peoples and Places

Abu Dhabi
Ajman
Åland
Alaska
Algeria
American Samoa
Andorra
Assyria
Bahrain
Basque Country
Bechuanaland
British Honduras
Brittany
Brunei
Buddhism
Canary Islands
Catalonia
Corsica
Druze
Dubai
East Turkestan
England
Eritrea
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Fujairah
Garifuna
Guam
Guernsey
Guinea and Cape Verde
Hawaii
Isle of Man
Jersey
Karen
Kathiri State
Kurdistan
Latvia
Lithuania
Mahra
Malawi
Maldive Islands
Malta
Martinique
Mozambique
Nagaland
Netherlands Antilles
Palestine
Pan-African
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Qu'aiti State
Quebec
Ras al-Khaimah
Romani
Rwanda
Sarawak
Scotland
Shan
Sharjah
Sikkim
Singapore
South Arabia
South-West Africa
Suriname
Swaziland
Texas
Tibet
Tonga
U.S. Virgin Islands
Umm al-Quwain
Wales
Wallis and Futuna
West Indies Federation
West Papua
Zambia
Zanzibar
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe (ZANU)

Events of 1961

January 28: The republican government of Rwanda adopted a flag in the pan-African colours.
March 1: Mali removed the human figure from its flag.
March 9: Umm al-Quwain added a crescent and star to its flag.
April 27: Sierra Leone became independent from the United Kingdom. The colours of its flag came from its coat of arms, which had been designed the previous year.
June 19: The United Kingdom terminated its protectorate over Kuwait.
July 8: Tanganyika selected its flag in advance of independence. It was the same green-black-green flag that had been flown by the Tanganyika African National Union, but with thin gold stripes separating the colours.
Sometime in August: The African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) adopted a national flag.
Sometime in August: The National Democratic Union of Mozambique (UDENAMO) adopted a national flag.
September 7: Kuwait adopted a new flag.
September 8: The Canarias Libre movement began flying a white-blue-yellow tricolour as the national flag of the Canary Islands.
September 25: Rwanda added a black R to its flag and reversed the order of the stripes to distinguish it from the flag of Mali.
September 28: Syria declared independence from the United Arab Republic. Egypt kept using the union's name and flag.
October 1: After incorporating the British-administered Southern Cameroons, Cameroon put two stars on its flag to represent its new federal strucutre.
December 1: Netherlands New Guinea was renamed West Papua and adopted a flag.
December 9: Tanganyika became independent from the United Kingdom.
December 17: The Zimbabwe African People's Union was established.
Sometime before 1961: The Mahra Sultanate in South Arabia adopted a tricolour flag.