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Flag Log's 1959 Chart of National Flags

United Nations
Afghanistan
Albania
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Australia
Austria (civil)
Austria (state)
Belgium
Bhutan
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burma
Cambodia
Canada
Ceylon
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)
Ethiopia (state)
Ethiopia (civil)
Finland (civil)
Finland (state)
France
East Germany
West Germany (civil)
West Germany (state)
Ghana
Greece (land)
Greece (sea)
Guatemala (state)
Guatemala (civil)
Guinea
Haiti (civil)
Haiti (state)
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland (civil)
Iceland (state)
India
Indonesia
Iran (state)
Iran (civil)
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
North Korea
South Korea
Laos
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malaya
Mexico
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
Mongolia
Morocco
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
South Africa
Soviet Union
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sudan
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkey
United Arab Republic
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Vatican City
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
Yemen
Yugoslavia

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Abu Dhabi
Aden
Ajman
Åland Islands
Andorra (state)
Andorra (civil)
Bahama Islands
Bahrain
Belgian Congo
Bermuda
British Guiana
British Honduras (state)
British Honduras (civil)
British Solomon Islands
British Somaliland
Brunei
Byelorussia
Cameroon
Central African Federation
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo
Cyprus
Dahomey
Dubai
Eritrea
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Fujairah
Gabon
The Gambia
Gibraltar
Gilbert and Ellice Islands
Guam
Guernsey
Hong Kong
Isle of Man
Italian Somalia
Ivory Coast
Jersey
Kenya
Kuwait
Malagasy Republic
Maldive Islands
Mali
Malta (state)
Malta (civil)
Martinique
Mauritania
Mauritius
Netherlands Antilles
New Hebrides (British administration)
Niger
Nigeria
North Borneo
Order of Malta
Panama Canal Zone
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Ras al-Khaimah
Ryukyu Islands
Saint Helena
Sarawak
Seychelles
Sharjah
Sierra Leone
Sikkim
Singapore
Suriname
Tanganyika
Togo
Tonga
Uganda
Ukraine
Umm al-Quwain
Upper Volta
U.S. Virgin Islands
West Indies Federation
Western Samoa
Zanzibar

Historical Notes

April 1: Mauritania adopted a flag.
April 4: The Sudanese Republic and Senegal united to form the Mali Federation.
June 29: Gabon adopted a flag.
July 4: The United States added a 49th star (for Alaska) to its flag.
July 14: Iraq adopted a new flag.
July 27: Hong Kong was granted a new badge.
August 18: The Republic of Congo adopted a flag.
September 29: Upon becoming an autonomous protectorate, Brunei added an emblem to its flag.
October 1: East Germany added an emblem to its flag.
November 6: Chad adopted a flag.
November 16: Dahomey adopted a flag.
November 23: Niger adopted a flag.
December 3: The Ivory Coast adopted a flag.
December 3: Singapore adopted a new flag.
December 9: Upper Volta adopted a flag.
December 15: Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles adopted flags.