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Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1973

United Nations
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Australia
Austria (civil)
Austria (state)
The Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Bhutan
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burma
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Cuba
Cyprus
Czechoslovakia
Dahomey
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Dominican Republic
Ecuador (state)
Ecuador (civil)
Egypt
El Salvador (state)
El Salvador (national)
El Salvador (civil)
Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia (state)
Ethiopia (civil)
Fiji
Finland (civil)
Finland (state)
France
Gabon
The Gambia
East Germany
West Germany (civil)
West Germany (state)
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
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
Khmer Republic
North Korea
South Korea
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malagasy Republic
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
Mongolia
Morocco
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Philippines
Poland (civil)
Poland (state)
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Rwanda
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Somalia
South Africa
Soviet Union
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Upper Volta
Uruguay (national)
Uruguay (Artigas)
Uruguay (Treinta y Tres)
Vatican City
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
South Vietnam (communist opposition)
Western Samoa
North Yemen
South Yemen
Yugoslavia
Zaire
Zambia

Other Peoples and Places

Aboriginal Australians
Ainu
Åland
Alaska
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola (FNLA)
Angola (MPLA)
Angola (UNITA)
Anguilla
Antigua
Assyria
Basque Country
Belize
Brittany
Brunei
Buddhism
Canary Islands
Catalonia
Cherokee
Comoros
Cook Islands
Corsica
Dominica
Druze
East Turkestan
England
Eritrea
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Flanders
French Guiana
Garifuna
Gibraltar
Grenada
Guam
Guernsey
Hawaii
Isle of Man
Jersey
Kannada
Karen
Kurdistan
Lakota
Latvia
Lithuania
Martinique (nationalist)
Martinique (traditional)
Micronesia
Mozambique
Nagaland
Namibia
Navajo
Netherlands Antilles
Northern Mariana Islands
Oromia
Palestine
Pan-African
Papua New Guinea
Puerto Rico
Quebec
Romani
Saguia el-Hamra and Rio de Oro
Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent
São Tomé and Príncipe
Scotland
Shan
Sikkim
Somali Coast
Suriname
Texas
Tibet
U.S. Virgin Islands
Wales
Wallis and Futuna
Zimbabwe (ZANU)
Zimbabwe (ZAPU)

Events of 1973

March 15: Saudi Arabia changed the size of the sword and inscription on its flag.
April 15: The Oromo Liberation Front was established to win the independence of Oromia from Ethiopia. Its flag, a red-green-red tricolour with a sycamore tree emblem, has become the preeminent emblem of the Oromo people.
May 10: The Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Río de Oro was established in the Spanish Sahara.
June 1: British Honduras was renamed Belize.
July 10: The Bahamas became independent from the United Kingdom.
July 17: Prince Mohammed Daoud Khan overthrew the monarchy of Afghanistan and declared a republic. The year 1929 (the year the Musahiban dynasty came to power) was removed the from the country's emblem. It is not clear if any flags with this minor change were made before the republic adopted an entirely new flag in 1974.
July 23: The Cook Islands adopted a flag.
July 29: Equatorial Guinea put a new emblem on its flag.
September 12: The Dutch Cultural Community in Belgium adopted a Flemish flag. It was based on the arms of the medieval County of Flanders.
September 24: Guinea-Bissau declared independence from Portugal.
December 20: A nordic cross flag was proposed for Greenland.
Sometime in 1973: The artist Bikki Sunazawa designed a flag for the Ainu people, depciting a red arrow soaring beneath the blue skies of Hokkaido.