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Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1962

United Nations
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Australia
Austria (civil)
Austria (state)
Belgium
Bhutan
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burma
Burundi
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
El Salvador
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
Jamaica
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
Rwanda
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
Soviet Union
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sudan
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tanganyika
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
United Arab Republic
United Kingdom
United States
Upper Volta
Uruguay
Vatican City
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
Western Samoa
Yemen
Yugoslavia

Other Peoples and Places

Abu Dhabi
Ajman
Åland
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola
Assyria
Bahrain
Basque Country
Bechuanaland
British Honduras
Brittany
Brunei
Buddhism
Canary Islands
Catalonia
Corsica
Druze
Dubai
East Turkestan
England
Eritrea
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Fujairah
Guam
Guernsey
Guinea and Cape Verde
Hawaii
Isle of Man
Jersey
Karen
Kathiri State
Kurdistan
Lakota
Latvia
Lithuania
Mahra
Malawi
Maldive Islands
Malta
Martinique
Mozambique
Nagaland
Netherlands Antilles
Palestine
Papua and New Guinea
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Qu'aiti State
Quebec
Ras al-Khaimah
Romani
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
Zambia
Zanzibar
Zimbabwe

Events of 1962

January 1: Western Samoa became independent from a New Zealand-administered Trusteeship.
March 1: Uganda selected a provisional independence flag in the colours of the ruling Democratic Party. However in April they lost power to the Uganda People's Congress, which then rejected the proposed flag. In May a new flag in their the UPC colour scheme was adopted, and it was raised when the country became independent in October.
March 9: The Oglala Sioux Tribe adopted a Lakota flag consisting of eight tipis in a circle.
April 5: The Revolutionary Government of Angola in Exile was established in Léopoldville.
May 8: The Uganda People's Congress came to power in Uganda and rejected adopted a provisional flag before independence.
May 31: The West Indies Federation was dissolved after Jamaica and Trinidad opted for separate independence.
June 6: In preparation for independence, Jamaica selected a national flag. However, the flag was discovered to be almost identical to that of Tanganyika, and was sent back to the drawing board. Two weeks later, the colours were rearranged into a diagonal cross pattern and the flag was approved.
June 25: The Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) was established. Its flag would eventually become the basis for the Mozambican national flag.
July 1: Burundi and Rwanda became independent from a Belgian-administered Trusteeship.
July 3: Algeria became independent from France. The independent flag had a slightly different flag than the provisional government.
August 6: Jamaica became independent from the United Kingdom.
August 31: Trinidad and Tobago became independent from the United Kingdom.
October 1: West Papua was transferred to a transitional United Nations administration.
October 9: Uganda became independent from the United Kingdom.
November 1: After overthrowing the monarchy, the republican government of Yemen adopted a new flag. The flag was based on that of the United Arab Republic.
November 14: Eritrea was annexed by Ethiopia. Its flag was officially abolished but was still flown by the Eritrean Liberation Front.
December 16: Nepal standardized the design of its flag and simplified it by removing the faces from the sun and moon.
Sometime in 1962: Papua and New Guinea began flying a local flag with a bird of paradise on it.