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Flag Log's 1863 Chart of National Flags

Aceh (civil)
Aceh (state)
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Anhalt
Asahan
Austria (state)
Austria (civil)
Baden
Bavaria (state)
Bavaria (civil)
Belgium
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Bora Bora
Brazil
Bremen
Brunei
Brunswick
Burma
Chile
China
Colombia
Confederate States of America
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Dai Nam
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
France
Frankfurt
Greece (land)
Greece (sea)
Guatemala (civil)
Guatemala (state)
Haiti (civil)
Haiti (state)
Hamburg
Hanover
Hawaii
Hesse (state)
Hesse (civil)
Hesse-Homburg
Hesse-Kassel
Honduras
Huahine
Italy (civil)
Italy (state)
Japan (state)
Japan (civl)
Jebel Shammar
Johor
Korea
Lauenburg
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Limburg
Lippe (state)
Lippe (civil)
Lübeck (state)
Lübeck (civil)
Luxembourg
Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Mexico
Monaco
Morocco
Muscat
Nassau
Nepal
Netherlands
Nicaragua
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Oldenburg
Orange Free State
Papal States
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Persia
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Portugal
Prussia (state)
Prussia (civil)
Raiatea
Rarotonga
Reuss Elder Line
Reuss Junior Line
Rimatara
Rurutu
Russia
Salvador
San Marino (state)
San Marino (civil)
Sarawak (state)
Sarawak (civil)
Saxe-Altenburg
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Saxe-Meiningen
Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
Saxony
Schaumburg-Lippe
Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Selangor
Siam
Sokoto
South African Republic
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sulu
Sweden (civil)
Sweden (state)
Switzerland
Tonga
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uvea
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
Waldeck-Pyrmont
Witu
Württemberg
Zanzibar

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Abu Dhabi
Ajman
Andorra
Bahrain
Cambodia
Dubai
Guernsey
Heligoland
Ionian Islands
Jersey
Maldive Islands
Malta
Mangareva
Martinique
Montenegro
Order of Malta
Queensland
Romania
Ryukyu
Samos
Serbia (civil)
Serbia (state)
Sharjah
Tahiti
Tahuata
Tunis
Umm al-Quwain

Historical Notes

May 26: The Confederate States of America adopted a new flag based on its battle flag.
July 4: The United States added a 35th star (for West Virginia) to its flag.
July 6: Prussia changed its flag to have a rectangular cut.
July 29: After their victory in the civil war, the Federalists added seven white stars to the Venezuelan flag.
August 11: Cambodia became a French protectorate.
August 16: The Dominican Republic restored its independence from Spain.
August 30:Anhalt-Dessau-Köthen merged with Anhalt-Bernburg to form Anhalt.
December 23: Mecklenburg changed the middle stripe on its flag from white to yellow.
Sometime around 1863: Guernsey adopted a flag.