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Flag Log's 1879 Chart of National Flags

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
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
Korea
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Monaco
Montenegro (state)
Montenegro (civil)
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
Rapa Nui
Rarotonga
Rimatara
Romania
Rurutu
Russia
Salvador
Samoa
San Marino (state)
San Marino (civil)
Sarawak (state)
Sarawak (civil)
Serbia (civil)
Serbia (state)
Siam
Sokoto
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
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
Bermuda
Bosnia-Herzegovina
British Guiana
British Honduras
British West Africa
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Cape Colony
Ceylon
Dubai
Eastern Rumelia
Egypt
Falkland Islands
Fiji
Gibraltar
Gold Coast
Guernsey
Heligoland
Hong Kong
India
International Congo Association
Jamaica
Jersey
Khiva
Leeward Islands
Maldive Islands
Malta
Mangareva
Martinique
Mauritius
Natal
New South Wales
New Zealand
Newfoundland
Order of Malta
Perak
Queensland
Saint Helena
Samos
Selangor
Shanghai
Sharjah
Sikkim
South Australia
Straits Settlements
Tahiti
Tahuata
Tasmania
Trinidad
Umm al-Quwain
Victoria
Western Australia

Historical Notes

April 16: Bulgaria adopted a national flag.
July 2: British India was granted a flag.
March 11: Ryukyu was annexed by Japan.
November 17: The International Congo Association was founded.
Sometime around 1879: The Straits Settlements were granted a new flag.