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A Complete List of National Flags of all Countries in Alphabetical Order

A Complete List of National Flags of all Countries in Alphabetical Order

It is quite humbling when one realizes how many different nations are spread across the globe. Even more amazing are the flags that represent each one of them. This article provides a list of flags of all these countries of the world, in alphabetical order, to curb the curiosity bug in you.
ScienceStruck Staff
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2018
Study of Flags
The term, vexillology, derived from the Greek words vexillum (flag), and logia (study), scientifically speaking, means 'the study of the history, representation, and the application of flags'.
Did You Know ?
The Flags of the World website is the largest internet resource that not only publishes information about these flags but also distributes it periodically.
The International Federation of Vexillological Associations (FIAV) maintains a database of different world flags.
One cannot help but marvel at the variety and diversity in the national flags of these various countries. However, on further inspection, a similarity in pattern and color can be noticed in flags of certain groups of countries. In fact, a number of events of national importance inspire the design of each flag.
Ethiopia the Great African Leader
If you notice closely, a lot of African nations have a unique distribution of the Rasta colors of red, green, and yellow in their respective flags. Ethiopia was one of the first African countries to not only put up a resistance to European colonization but also succeeded at it. This nation stood out as an inspiring symbol of courage to other emerging African countries during the Pan African movement, and so, many of them adopted the colors of the Ethiopian national flag in their own flags.
Following the Footsteps of Ethiopia
On similar lines, a number of Arab countries in the Middle East have modeled their flags after the official flag of the Arab Revolt and the Arab Liberation Flag.
Fasten your seatbelt, as we take you for a ride across the globe for a closer look at each country's flag.
A
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Albania
Albania
Alderney
Alderney
Algeria
Algeria
American Samoa
American Samoa
American Virgin Islands
American Virgin Islands
Andorra
Andorra
Angola
Angola
Anguilla
Anguilla
Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua & Barbuda
Argentina
Argentina
Armenia
Armenia
Aruba
Aruba
Australia
Australia
Austria
Austria
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
B
The Bahamas
The Bahamas
Bahrain
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Barbados
Barbados
Belarus
Belarus
Belgium
Belgium
Belize
Belize
Benin
Benin
Bermuda
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bolivia
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Botswana
Botswana
Brazil
Brazil
British Antarctic Territory
British Antarctic Territory
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Brunei
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Burundi
C
Cambodia
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cameroon
Canada
Canada
Cape Verde
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Central African Republic
Chad
Chad
Chile
Chile
China
China
Cocos Islands
Cocos Islands
Colombia
Colombia
Comoros
Comoros
Cook Islands
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Ivory Coast
Croatia
Croatia
Cuba
Cuba
Curaçao
Curacao Flag
Cyprus
Cyprus
The Czech Republic
The Czech Republic flag
D, E, F
Denmark
Denmark
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Ecuador
Egypt
Egypt
El Salvador
El Salvador
Eritrea
Eritrea
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
Estonia
Estonia
Ethiopia
Ethiopia
Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
Fiji
National Flag Of Fiji
Finland
Finland
France
France
G
Gabon
Gabon
The Gambia
The Gambia
Georgia
Georgia
Germany
Germany
Ghana
Ghana
Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Greece
Greece
Greenland
Greenland
Grenada
Grenada
Guam
Guam
Guatemala
Guatemala
Guernsey
Guernsey
Guinea
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Guyana
H, I, J
Haiti
Haiti
Honduras
Honduras
Hong Kong SAR (China)
Hong Kong SAR (China)
Hungary
Hungary
Iceland
Iceland
India
India
Indonesia
Indonesia
Iran
Iran
Iraq
Iraq
Ireland
Ireland
Isle of Man
Isle of Man
Israel
Israel
Italy
Italy
Jamaica
Jamaica
Japan
Japan
Jersey
Jersey
Jordan
Jordan
K, L
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kenya
Kiribati
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Laos
Latvia
Latvia
Lebanon
Lebanon
Lesotho
Lesotho
Liberia
Liberia
Libya
National Flag Of Libya
Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
M
Macao SAR (China)
Macao SAR (China)
Macedonia
Macedonia
Madagascar
Madagascar
Malawi
Malawi
Malaysia
Malaysia
Maldives
Maldives
Mali
Mali
Malta
Malta
Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mayotte
Mexico
Mexico
Micronesia
Micronesia
Moldova
Moldova
Monaco
Monaco
Mongolia
Mongolia
Montenegro
Montenegro flag
Montserrat
Montserrat
Morocco
Morocco
Mozambique
Mozambique
Myanmar
Myanmar
N
Namibia
Namibia
Nauru
Nauru
Nepal
Nepal
The Netherlands
The Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
New Zealand
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
Niger
Niger
Nigeria
Nigeria
Niue
Niue
North Korea
North Korea
Northern Cyprus
Northern Cyprus
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Flag
Northern Mariana Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Norway
O, P, Q, R
Oman
Oman
Pakistan
Pakistan
Palau
Palau
Palestine
Palestine
Panama
Flag Of Panama
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Paraguay
Peru
Peru
Philippines
Philippines
Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairn Islands flag
Poland
Poland flag
Portugal
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico flag
Qatar
Qatar
Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
Romania
Romania
Russian Federation
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Rwanda
S
Saint Kitts & Nevis
Saint Kitts & Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
Saint Pierre & Miquelon
Saint Pierre & Miquelon
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
Flag Of Saint Vincent
Sami
Sami Adopted Flag
Samoa
Samoa
San Marino
San Marino
São Tomé & Príncipe
Sao Tome & Principe flag
Sark
Sark
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Scotland
St Andrews Cross The Saltire
Senegal
Flag Of Senegal
Serbia
Serbia
Seychelles
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Gloss Flag Of Sierra Leone
Singapore
Singapore
Sint Maarten
Sint Maarten
Slovakia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Somalia
Somalia
Somaliland
Somaliland
South Africa
South Africa
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
South Korea
South Korea
South Sudan
South Sudan
Spain
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
The Sudan
The Sudan
Suriname
Suriname
Swaziland
Swaziland
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland
Switzerland
Syria
Syria
T
Taiwan
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Tanzania
Thailand
Thailand
Tibet
Tibetan Flag
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
Togo
Togo
Tokelau
Tokelau
Tonga
Tonga
Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Tristan da Cunha
Tunisia
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan
Turks & Caicos Islands
Turks & Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
Tuvalu
U, V, W, X, Y, Z
Uganda
Uganda
Ukraine
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
United States of America
United States of America
Uruguay
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Vatican City
Venezuela
Venezuela
Vietnam
Vietnam
Western Sahara
Western Sahara
Yemen
Yemen
Zambia
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
The above showcase of flags of the nations of the world, in alphabetical order covers every country's flag, except a few disputed territories, and individual federal subjects of Russia. If you are a flag enthusiast, your study of this interesting subject should not end here, because national flags are just one of the many applications of flags. There are state flags, organizational flags, military flags, war flags, religious flags, and even special flags that are used at sea.

The flag has been recognized as a symbol of freedom in a number of songs by popular artists all over the world. The unforgettable lyrics of Wavin' Flag by Somali-Canadian artist, K'naan, which was originally written honoring the aspiration of freedom of the Somali people, is a heartfelt dedication to flags, a metaphor for liberty;
When I get older I will be stronger
They'll call me 'Freedom' just like a wavin' flag