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Flag Log's 1918 Chart of National Flags

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

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
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

January 22: Ukraine declared independence from Russia.
February 16: Lithuania declared independence from Russia.
February 24: Estonia declared independence from Russia.
April 13: Russia adopted a new red flag with the full name of the state in the corner.
April 19: Lithuania added a yellow stripe to its flag.
July 19: Russia adopted a new flag.
May 26 Georgia abandoned the idea of a Transcaucasian Federation and declared a separate independence from Russia.
May 28: Following the failure of the Transcaucasian Federation, Armenia and Azerbaijan declared independence from Russia.
May 29 Finland adopted a new flag.
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October 17: Hungary declared independence from the dissolving Austrohungarian Empire.
October 28: Czechoslovakia declared independence from the dissolving Austrohungarian Empire.
October 29: The State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs declared independence from the dissolving Austrohungarian Empire.
October 30: Yemen declared independence from the Ottoman Empire.
November 9: Azerbaijan adopted a new flag.
November 11: Poland reestablished its independence from Germany, Russia, and Austria-Hungary.
November 12: The day after the emperor's abdication, what remained of Austria declared itself to be the Republic of German Austria. Austria-Hungary effectively ceased to exist.
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November 16: Hungary became a republic.
November 18: Latvia declared independence from Russia.
November 28: Montenegro merged with Serbia.
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December 1: The newly-enlarged Serbia united with the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs to form Yugoslavia.
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December 1: Iceland became a separate kingdom in personal union with Denmark.