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Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1996

United Nations
Afghanistan
Afghanistan (Taliban regime)
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia (national)
Australia (Aboriginal)
Australia (Torres Strait Islander)
Austria (civil)
Austria (state)
Azerbaijan
The Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador (state)
Ecuador (civil)
Egypt
El Salvador (state)
El Salvador (national)
El Salvador (civil)
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland (civil)
Finland (state)
France
Gabon
The Gambia
Georgia
Germany (civil)
Germany (state)
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti (state)
Haiti (civil)
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland (civil)
Iceland (state)
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
North Korea
South Korea
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova (front)
Moldova (back)
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Philippines
Poland (civil)
Poland (state)
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
San Marino
São Tomé and Príncipe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay (national)
Uruguay (Artigas)
Uruguay (Treinta y Tres)
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
Vietnam
Western Samoa
Yemen
Yugoslavia
Zaire
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Other Peoples and Places

Adygea
Ainu
Åland
Alaska
American Samoa
Anguilla
Antarctica
Aruba
Assyria
Azores
Balochistan
Basque Country
Bougainville
Brittany
Buddhism
Canary Islands
Catalonia
Chagos Islands
Chechnya
Cherokee
Christmas Island
Chuvashia
Comanche
Cook Islands
Corsica
Crimea
Crimean Tatar
Druze
East Timor
East Turkestan
England
European Union
Faroe Islands
Flanders
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gagauzia
Garifuna
Gibraltar
Greenland
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guambiano
Guernsey
Haida
Haudenosaunee
Hawaii
Isle of Man
Jersey
Kalmykia
Kannada
Karakalpakstan
Karen
Kurdistan
Lakota
Madeira
Māori
Mapuche
Mari El
Martinique (nationalist)
Martinique (traditional)
Métis
Nagaland
Navajo
Netherlands Antilles
New Caledonia
Niue
Norfolk Island
Northern Cyprus
Northern Mariana Islands
Ogoni
Oromia
Pan-African
Puerto Rico
Quebec
Rapa Nui
Réunion
Rohingya
Romani
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Sakha
Sápmi
Scotland
Shan
Somaliland
South Sudan
Tatarstan
Texas
Tibet
Tuvalu
Tyva
U.S. Virgin Islands
Udmurtia
Wales
Wallis and Futuna
Wallonia
Western Sahara

Events of 1996

February 6: Ethiopia added a pentagram emblem, symbolizing the unity and equality of all people in the country, to its national flag. The plain tricolour flag was still widely flown within the country and the diaspora, despite having no legal status.
June 18: After the establishment of multi-party democracy in Seychelles, the country's parliament adopted a new flag, incorporating the colours of all the major political parties. The old flag had been based on the flag of the former ruling party, the Seychelles People's Progressive Front.
September 27: The Taliban conquered Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, and raised their plain white flag over the city. For the next five years they would be the country's de facto government, even as the government they displaced retained international recognition.
Sometime in September: A flag change was under consideration in Angola. The preferred design would have combined the colours of the MPLA and UNITA. The flag was never adopted.
October 3: The Comoros added Arabic inscriptions reading "Allah" and "Muhammad" to its national flag.
October 14: The unrecognized breakaway republic of Somaliland adopted a more conventional national flag.
October 31: The Ethiopian flag proclamation from February was amended to enlarge the emblem. In practice, the size of the emblem varies from flag to flag.
Sometime in 1996: Vexillologist Graham Bartram designed an Antarctic flag for use in a piece of computer atlas software. It has since become the standard flag of Antarctica online, most notably in the continent's flag emoji.
January 25: Bechuanaland selected a national flag in advance of independence. Unusually for an African country, it was designed by a member of the British colonial administration, and therefore includes neither the pan-African colours nor the colours of any political party. The light blue background represents rain.