Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1982
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Other Peoples and Places
Saint Christopher and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Events of 1982
January 27: The Baloch independence movement adopted a national flag for Balochistan, a region divided between Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. The star on the flag is sometimes replaced with a sun, especially in the Iranian part of the region.
June 30: Liechtenstein redrew the crown on its flag.
August 16: The Canary Islands became an autonomous community of Spain and adopted an official flag incorporating its coat of arms.
September 27: Burundi changed the ratio of its flag from 2:3 to 3:5.
Sometime in 1982: Saint Pierre and Miquelon adopted a local flag paying homage to the Basque, Breton, and Norman settlers of the islands.
Sometime in 1982: Rapa Nui (Easter Island) adopted a flag with a red reimiro, or pectoral ornament.
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