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Flag Log's 1889 Chart of National Flags

Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Austria-Hungary (state)
Austria-Hungary (civil)
Belgium
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Brazil
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)
Italy (civil)
Italy (state)
Japan
Jebel Shammar
Korea
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Little Free State
Luxembourg
Mexico
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
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
Romania
Russia
Salvador
San Marino (state)
San Marino (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
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Abu Dhabi
Afghanistan
Ajman
Andorra
Annam
Bahama Islands
Bahrain
Barbados
Bermuda
Bosnia-Herzegovina
British East Africa
British Guiana
British Honduras
Brunei
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Cape Colony
Ceylon
Cyprus
Dubai
Egypt
Falkland Islands
Fiji
The Gambia
Gibraltar
Gold Coast
Heligoland
Hong Kong
India
Jamaica
Jersey
Johor
Khiva
Lagos
Leeward Islands
Maldive Islands
Malta
Martinique
Mauritius
Natal
New Hebrides
New South Wales
New Zealand
Newfoundland
Niger Territories
North Borneo
Oil Rivers
Order of Malta
Pahang
Perak
Queensland
Rarotonga
Rimatara
Rurutu
Saint Helena
Samoa
Samos
Sarawak (state)
Sarawak (civil)
Selangor
Shanghai
Sharjah
Sierra Leone
Sikkim
South Australia
Straits Settlements
Tasmania
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Umm al-Quwain
Victoria
Western Australia
Windward Islands
Witu
Zanzibar

Historical Notes

January 1: Tobago was separated from the British Windward Islands colony and merged with Trinidad.
March 27: Rurutu became a French protectorate.
March 29: Rimatara became a French protectorate.
November 14: Samoa became a joint protectorate of Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
November 15: Brazil adopted a new provisional flag.
November 19: Brazil adopted a new flag.
December 12: A modified version of Switzerland's federal flag was designated as the national flag.
December 15: British East Africa was granted a flag.
Sometime in 1889: The New Hebrides adopted a flag.
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