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Flag Log's 1917 Chart of National Flags

Albania
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Asir
Austria-Hungary (state)
Austria-Hungary (civil)
Belgium
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Brazil
Bukhara
Bulgaria
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Cuba
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Dominican Republic
Ecuador (state)
Ecuador (civil)
El Salvador (state)
El Salvador (civil)
Ethiopia (state)
Ethiopia (civil)
Finland (state)
Finland (civil)
France
Germany
Greece (land)
Greece (sea)
Guatemala (state)
Guatemala (civil)
Haiti (civil)
Haiti (state)
Hejaz
Honduras (state)
Honduras (civil)
Italy (civil)
Italy (state)
Japan
Jebel Shammar
Khiva
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
Mongolia
Montenegro (state)
Montenegro (civil)
Muscat and Oman
Nejd
Nepal
Netherlands
Nicaragua
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Panama
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Persia (state)
Persia (civil)
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Portugal
Romania
Russia
San Marino (state)
San Marino (civil)
Serbia (civil)
Serbia (state)
Siam
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Abu Dhabi
Afghanistan
Ajman
Andorra
Annam
Australia
Bahama Islands
Bahrain
Barbados
Belgian Congo
Bermuda
British East Africa
British Guiana
British Honduras
British Solomon Islands
British Somaliland
Brunei
Cambodia
Canada
Ceylon
Cyprus
Dubai
Egypt
Falkland Islands
Federated Malay States
Fiji
The Gambia
Gibraltar
Gold Coast
Guernsey
Hong Kong
Iceland (civil)
Iceland (state)
India
Jamaica
Jersey
Johor
Kedah (state)
Kedah (civil)
Kelantan
Kuwait
Laos
Leeward Islands
Maldive Islands
Malta (state)
Malta (civil)
Martinique
Mauritius
Morocco
New Hebrides (British administration)
New Zealand
Newfoundland
Nigeria
North Borneo
Nyasaland
Order of Malta
Panama Canal Zone
Perlis
Qatar
Saint Helena
Sarawak (state)
Sarawak (civil)
Seychelles
Shanghai
Sharjah
Sierra Leone
Sikkim
South Africa
Straits Settlements
Terengganu
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Uganda
Umm al-Quwain
Weihaiwei
Windward Islands
Zanzibar

Historical Notes

February 13: Khiva declared independence from Russia.
May 30: Hejaz adopted the Arab Revolt flag as a national flag, the first country in history to do so.
August 3: Asir declared independence from the Ottoman Empire.
September 14: Russia was officially constituted as a Republic and the old civil flag was abandoned.
September 28: Siam adopted a new flag.
November 29: Bukhara declared independence from Russia. The history of Bukharan flags is not well understood but the national flag at the time may have looked something like this.
December 6: Finland declared independence from Russia.
Sometime around 1917: The Prussian compartment was removed from the flag of the Shanghai International Settlement.