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Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1964

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
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
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 (state)
Haiti (civil)
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland (civil)
Iceland (state)
India
Indonesia
Iran (state)
Iran (civil)
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Ivory Coast
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
North Korea
South Korea
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malagasy Republic
Malawi
Malaysia
Mali
Malta
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
Tanzania
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
Zambia

Other Peoples and Places

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

Events of 1964

January 1: Ghana changed the yellow stripe on its flag to white, to match the colours of Kwame Nkrumah's ruling Convention People's Party.
January 12: Following the overthrow of the Sultan, Zanzibar adopted a new flag.
January 29: Zanzibar adopted another new flag, this one in the colours of the ruling Afro-Shirazi party.
April 26: Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. Tanganyika's flag was temporarily used for the new union.

May 14: Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson of Canada proposed a new Canadian flag. The ensuing parliamentary debate eventually led to the adoption of Canada's current flag a year later.
May 28: Iran changed the ratio of its flag from 1:3 to 4:7.

June 13: Malawi became independent from the United Kingdom. Its flag was based on that of the Malawi Congress Party, with a rising sun added to symbolize independence.
June 21: Haiti adopted a new flag based on the red-black bicolour used in 1805.

June 30: Tanganyika and Zanzibar adopted a new flag.
August 1: The Republic of the Congo with its capital in Léopoldville changed its name to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to avoid confusion with the Republic of the Congo that had its capital in Brazzaville.
September 21: Malta became independent from the United Kingdom and adopted a new flag based on its previous civil flag.
October 21: Costa Rica added two stars to the coat of arms on its flag.
October 24: Zambia became independent from the United Kingdom. Its flag was based on that of the United National Independence Party, with the addition of a gold African fish eagle.
December 11: Tanganyika and Zanzibar changed its name to Tanzania.
Sometime in 1964: The People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) adopted the flag that would eventually become the basis for the Angolan flag.
Sometime in 1964: The government of Guyana started informally flying a five-striped banner in anticipation of independence. The five colours would eventually be used in the independence flag.