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Flag Log's 1885 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
Congo Free State
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Ethiopia
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
Korea
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
Montenegro (state)
Montenegro (civil)
Morocco
Muscat and Oman
Nepal
Netherlands
New Republic
Nicaragua
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Orange Free State
Pahang
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Persia
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Portugal
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
South African Republic
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sweden (civil)
Sweden (state)
Switzerland
Tonga
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uvea
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Abu Dhabi
Afghanistan
Ajman
Andorra
Annam
Bahama Islands
Bahrain
Barbados
Bermuda
Bosnia-Herzegovina
British Guiana
British Honduras
British West Africa
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Cape Colony
Ceylon
Cyprus
Dubai
Egypt
Falkland Islands
Fiji
Gibraltar
Gold Coast
Heligoland
Hong Kong
India
Jamaica
Jersey
Johor
Khiva
Leeward Islands
Maldive Islands
Malta
Martinique
Mauritius
Natal
New South Wales
New Zealand
Newfoundland
North Borneo
Oil Rivers
Order of Malta
Perak
Queensland
Raiatea
Saint Helena
Samos
Selangor
Shanghai
Sharjah
Sikkim
South Australia
Straits Settlements
Tasmania
Trinidad
Tunisia
Umm al-Quwain
Victoria
Western Australia
Witu
Zanzibar

Historical Notes

February 17: Zanzibar became a German protectorate.
March 5: Barbados was separated from the Windward Islands.
March 23: Stellaland was incorporated into the Cape Colony.
May 27: Witu became a German protectorate.
May 29: The Congo Free State was established.
July 5: The Bight of Biafra and the Bight of Benin were united to form the Oil Rivers Protectorate.
September 6: Eastern Rumelia was united with Bulgaria.
December 11: Johor became a British protectorate.