Flag Log's 2001 Chart of National Flags
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Other Countries and Territories
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
January 24: Turkmenistan shortened the ratio of its flag from 1:2 to 2:3 and slightly adjusted the carpet pattern.
October 25: Rwanda replaced its 'R' flag, which had become associated with the 1994 genocide. The blue, yellow and green stripes on the new flag represented peace, economic development and prosperity.
November 13: The unrecognized Taliban government in Afghanistan was removed from power following an American-led invasion.