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Flag Log's 1871 Chart of National Flags

Aceh (civil)
Aceh (state)
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Austria-Hungary (state)
Austria-Hungary (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
Fiji
France
Germany
Greece (land)
Greece (sea)
Guatemala (state)
Guatemala (civil)
Haiti (civil)
Haiti (state)
Hawaii
Honduras (state)
Honduras (civil)
Huahine
Italy (civil)
Italy (state)
Japan
Jebel Shammar
Johor
Kashgaria
Korea
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Monaco
Morocco
Muscat and Oman
Nepal
Netherlands
Nicaragua
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
Tunis
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uvea
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
Witu
Zanzibar

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Abu Dhabi
Ajman
Andorra
Bahama Islands
Bahrain
British Honduras
British West Africa
Cambodia
Canada
Dubai
Egypt
Guernsey
Heligoland
Hong Kong
Jersey
Leeward Islands
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
Umm al-Quwain
Victoria
Western Australia

Historical Notes

January 18: The states of the North German Confederation united with Baden, Bavaria, Hesse, and Württemberg to form a united German Empire.
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January 30: The authority of the Sultan of Muscat was restored and the Sultanate's red fag replaced the Imamate's white one.
June 5: Bau and Lau united to form Fiji.
July 21: British Columbia joined Canada.
August 17: Guatemala adopted a new flag.
October 25: Tunis became independent from the Ottoman Empire.
Sometime in 1871: Johor adopted a new flag.
Sometime in 1871: The Leeward Islands were granted a flag.
Sometime in 1871: Hong Kong was granted a flag.