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Flag Log's 1948 Chart of National Flags

United Nations
Afghanistan
Albania
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Australia
Austria (civil)
Austria (state)
Belgium
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burma
Canada
Ceylon
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Cuba
Czechoslovakia
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Dominican Republic
Ecuador (state)
Ecuador (civil)
Egypt
El Salvador (state)
El Salvador (civil)
Ethiopia (state)
Ethiopia (civil)
Finland (civil)
Finland (state)
France
Germany
Greece (land)
Greece (sea)
Guatemala (state)
Guatemala (civil)
Haiti (civil)
Haiti (state)
Honduras (state)
Honduras (civil)
Hungary
Iceland (civil)
Iceland (state)
India
Indonesia
Iran (state)
Iran (civil)
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
North Korea
South Korea
Lebanon
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
Mongolia
Muscat and Oman
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Philippines
Poland (civil)
Poland (state)
Portugal
Romania
San Marino (state)
San Marino (civil)
Saudi Arabia
Siam
South Africa
Soviet Union
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Transjordan
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Vatican City
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
Vietnam
Yemen
Yugoslavia

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Abu Dhabi
Aden
Ajman
Åland Islands
Andorra (state)
Andorra (civil)
Bahama Islands
Bahrain
Barbados
Belgian Congo
Bermuda
British Guiana
British Honduras
British Solomon Islands
British Somaliland
Brunei
Byelorussia
Cambodia
Cyprus
Dubai
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Fiji
The Gambia
Gibraltar
Gilbert and Ellice Islands
Gold Coast
Guam
Guernsey
Hong Kong
Isle of Man
Jamaica
Jersey
Kalba
Kenya
Kuwait
Laos
Leeward Islands
Malaya
Maldive Islands
Malta (state)
Malta (civil)
Martinique
Mauritius
Morocco (French zone)
Morocco (Spanish zone)
New Hebrides (British administration)
Newfoundland
Nigeria
North Borneo
Northern Rhodesia
Nyasaland
Order of Malta
Panama Canal Zone
Qatar
Ras al-Khaimah
Saarland
Saint Helena
Sarawak
Seychelles
Sharjah
Sierra Leone
Sikkim
Singapore
South Vietnam
Southern Rhodesia
Tanganyika
Tibet
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Uganda
Ukraine
Umm al-Quwain
U.S. Virgin Islands
Western Samoa
Windward Islands
Zanzibar

Historical Notes

January 4: Burma became independent from the United Kingdom.
January 8: Romania added an emblem to its flag.
February 4: Ceylon became independent from the United Kingdom.
February 9: Guam adopted a flag.
March 30: Bulgaria changed the emblem on its flag.
May 14: Israel declared independence from the British mandate of Palestine.
June 1: Western Samoa adopted a new flag.
June 2: South Vietnam adopted a new flag.
August 15: The American-occupied part of Korea gained independence as South Korea.
September 8: The Soviet-occupied part of Korea gained independence as North Korea.
September 13: North Borneo and Singapore were granted new badges.
September 18: Hyderabad was taken over by India.
September 29: The Falkland Islands were granted a new badge.
October 29: Cambodia adopted a new flag.