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Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1978

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

Other Peoples and Places

Aboriginal Australians
Ainu
Åland
American Samoa
Andorra
Anguilla
Antigua
Assyria
Basque Country
Belize
Bougainville
Brittany
Brunei
Canary Islands
Catalonia
Cherokee
Cook Islands
East Timor
East Turkestan
England
Eritrea
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Flanders
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gibraltar
Guam
Guernsey
Hawaii
Isle of Man
Jersey
Karen
Kurdistan
Lakota
Latvia
Lithuania
Madeira
Martinique (nationalist)
Martinique (traditional)
Micronesia
Namibia
Navajo
Netherlands Antilles
Niue
Northern Mariana Islands
Palestine
Puerto Rico
Quebec
Romani
Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent
Sápmi
Scotland
Shan
Tibet
U.S. Virgin Islands
Vanua'aku
Wales
Wallis and Futuna
Western Sahara
Zimbabwe (ZANU)
Zimbabwe (ZAPU)

Events of 1978

January 1: The Northern Mariana Islands became a U.S. Commonwealth. The territory's flag remained unchanged.
April 27: President Mohammed Daoud Khan of Afghanistan was overthrown in a coup. The new regime removed the seal from the national flag.
May 26: Finland adopted a new state flag.
July 7: The Solomon Islands became independent from the United Kingdom.
July 28: The Portuguese island of Madeira adopted a flag with a cross of the Order of Christ in the centre.
October 1: The Comoros adopted a new flag.
October 1: Tuvalu became independent from the United Kingdom.
October 9: The Cherokee Nation adopted a flag with seven seven-pointed stars in a ring around the Great Seal, which itself contained a seven-pointed star. The number seven referred to the seven original Cherokee clans and the seven traditional Cherokee festivals.
October 19: Afghanistan adopted a new flag — the only one in the country's history to not include the colour black. The emblem on the flag included the word Pashto word "Khalq" ("The People").
November 3: The British associated state of Dominica became fully independent and adopted a new flag.
November 30: The Congress of Micronesia removed two stars from its flag. The new design symbolized the four remanining districts that would officially unite to form the Federated States of Micronesia the following year.
December 22: Greece readopted the striped flag as its sole national flag.