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Flag Log's 1873 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
Samoa
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
Khiva
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

February 11: Spain was declared a republic and removed the crown from its flag.
Sometime in February: El Salvador added a 13th star to its flag.
August 24: Khiva became a Russian protectorate. The white flag with a blue crescent moon is dated to around this time.
October 2: Samoa adopted a flag.