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Flag Log's 1870 Chart of National Flags

Aceh (civil)
Aceh (state)
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Austria-Hungary (state)
Austria-Hungary (civil)
Baden
Bau
Bavaria (state)
Bavaria (civil)
Belgium
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Bora Bora
Brazil
Brunei
Burma
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Dai Nam
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
France
Greece (land)
Greece (sea)
Guatemala (civil)
Guatemala (state)
Haiti (civil)
Haiti (state)
Hawaii
Hesse (state)
Hesse (civil)
Honduras (state)
Honduras (civil)
Huahine
Italy (civil)
Italy (state)
Japan
Jebel Shammar
Johor
Kashgaria
Korea
Lau
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Monaco
Morocco
Muscat
Nepal
Netherlands
Nicaragua
North German Confederation
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Orange Free State
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Persia
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Portugal
Raiatea
Rarotonga
Rimatara
Rurutu
Russia
Salvador
San Marino (state)
San Marino (civil)
Sarawak (state)
Sarawak (civil)
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)
Witu
Württemberg
Zanzibar

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Abu Dhabi
Ajman
Andorra
Bahama Islands
Bahrain
British Columbia
British Honduras
British West Africa
Cambodia
Canada
Dubai
Egypt
Guernsey
Heligoland
Jersey
Maldive Islands
Malta
Mangareva
Martinique
Mauritius
Montenegro
Natal
New South Wales
New Zealand
Newfoundland
Order of Malta
Queensland
Romania
Ryukyu
Samos
Serbia (civil)
Serbia (state)
Shanghai
Sharjah
South Australia
Straits Settlements
Tahiti
Tahuata
Tunis
Umm al-Quwain
Victoria
Western Australia

Historical Notes

January 3: Western Australia was granted a flag.
February 4: Victoria was granted a flag.
February 27: The Hinomaru became the sole national flag of Japan.
March 22: Queensland was granted a new flag.
May 7: Sarawak changed the blue on its flag to black.
July 11: New South Wales was granted a new flag.
July 16: Canada was granted a flag.
July 22: South Australia was granted a flag.
August 4: Natal was granted a flag.
September 28: Newfoundland was granted a flag.
October 9: British Columbia was granted a flag.
October 9: The Papal States were annexed by Italy, completing the national unification.
Sometime in 1870: British Honduras was granted a flag.
Sometime in 1870: British West Africa was granted a flag.