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Flag Log's 1975 Chart of National Flags

United Nations
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Angola
Argentina (state)
Argentina (civil)
Australia
Austria (civil)
Austria (state)
The Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia (state)
Bolivia (civil)
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burma
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Costa Rica (civil)
Costa Rica (state)
Cuba
Cyprus
Czechoslovakia
Denmark (civil)
Denmark (state)
Dominican Republic
Ecuador (state)
Ecuador (civil)
Egypt
El Salvador (state)
El Salvador (civil)
Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia (civil)
Ethiopia (state)
Fiji
Finland (civil)
Finland (state)
France
Gabon
The Gambia
East Germany
West Germany (civil)
West Germany (state)
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala (state)
Guatemala (civil)
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti (state)
Haiti (civil)
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland (civil)
Iceland (state)
India
Indonesia
Iran (state)
Iran (civil)
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Ivory Coast
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
North Korea
South Korea
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Monaco (civil)
Monaco (state)
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway (civil)
Norway (state)
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay (front)
Paraguay (back)
Peru (civil)
Peru (state)
Philippines
Poland (civil)
Poland (state)
Portugal
Qatar
Rhodesia
Romania
Rwanda
San Marino (state)
San Marino (civil)
São Tomé and Príncipe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Somalia
South Africa
Soviet Union
Spain (state)
Spain (civil)
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Upper Volta
Uruguay
Vatican City
Venezuela (civil)
Venezuela (state)
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
Western Samoa
North Yemen
South Yemen
Yugoslavia
Zaire
Zambia

Appendix – Non-Independent Territories

Åland Islands
American Samoa
Andorra (state)
Andorra (civil)
Antigua
Belize (state)
Belize (civil)
Bermuda
British Antarctic Territory
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Byelorussia
Cayman Islands
Cook Islands
Dominica
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Gibraltar
Gilbert Islands
Guam
Guernsey
Hong Kong
Isle of Man
Jersey
Martinique
Montserrat
Netherlands Antilles
New Hebrides (British administration)
Niue
Order of Malta
Panama Canal Zone
Puerto Rico
Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
Saint Helena
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent
Seychelles
Solomon Islands
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Turks and Caicos
Tuvalu
Ukraine
U.S. Virgin Islands

Historical Notes

January 1: Ethiopia removed the crown from the Lion of Judah on its state flag.
April 17: Upon seizing Phnom Penh the Khmer Rouge temporarily replaced the name Khmer Republic with Cambodia and readopted the previous flag. Within the country a plain red flag was unofficially used by the new government.
April 30: Following the Fall of Saigon and the capitulation of the Republic of Vietnam, the Viet Cong flag became the flag of South Vietnam.
May 16: Sikkim was annexed to India.
May 20: Cameroon removed the stars from the green stripe on its flag and put a single yellow star on the red stripe.
June 7: Greece readopted its old land flag as the sole national flag.
June 22: The British Solomon Islands dropped the word "British" from its name.
June 25: Mozambique became fully independent from Portugal and adopted a new flag.
July 5: Cape Verde became independent from Portugal.
July 6: The Comoros became independent from France.
July 12: São Tomé and Príncipe became independent from Portugal.
September 12: Ethiopia replaced the Lion of Judah on its state flag with the Derg emblem.
September 16: Papua New Guinea became independent from Australia.
November 11: Angola became independent from Portugal.
October 1: The Ellice Islands were split off from the Gilbert Islands and renamed Tuvalu. Both halves of the former colony retained the previous flag.
October 15: Niue adopted a flag.
November 12: The Comoros adopted a new flag.
November 25: Suriname became independent from the Netherlands and adopted a new flag.
November 30: Dahomey changed its name to Benin and adopted a new flag.
December 2: Laos adopted a new flag.
December 30: The Malagasy Republic went back to the name Madagascar.