Flags of the Republic of Macedonia

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This is a list of flags which have been, or are still today, used on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia or by ethnic Macedonians.

Republic of Macedonia[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Macedonia.svg 1995 –present Flag of the Republic of Macedonia (Civil, State and War Flag) A golden-yellow sun with eight rays extending to the edges of the red field.

Presidential standard[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Coat of arms of the President of Macedonia.svg President of Macedonia

Historical flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Republic of Macedonia 1992-1995.svg 1991 – 1995 Flag of the Republic of Macedonia A red flag with the yellow Vergina Sun in the middle.
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg 1947 – 1991 Flag of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Three equal horizontal fields, blue on the top, white in the middle and red on the bottom, Red star in the center.
Flag of the SR Macedonia.svg 1946 – 1991 Flag of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia A red flag with a gold-edged red star in the canton.
Flag of PR of Macedonia.svg 1944 – 1946 Flag of Democratic Federal Macedonia A red flag with a so-called "fat" gold-edged red star in the middle of the flag.
Flag of the Democratic Federal Yugoslavia.svg 1941 – 1945 Flag of Partisan movement Three equal horizontal fields, blue on the top, white in the middle and red on the bottom, Red star in the white field.
Flag of Kruševo Republic.svg 2.8.1903 - 12.8.1903 Flag of the Republic of Kruševo[1][2] A plain red flag.
Flag of IMRO.svg 1920s - present [3][4] Historical flag of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) used by political parties in Bulgaria and Republic of Macedonia until now.[5][6] Horizontal bicolor of red and black

Regional flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Logo of Eastern Region, Macedonia.svg 2008-present Eastern Statistical Region
Logo of Northeastern Region, Macedonia.svg 2008-present Northeastern statistical region
Logo of Pelagonia Region.svg 2008-present Pelagonia Statistical Region
Logo of Polog Region.svg 2008-present Polog Statistical Region
Logo of Skopje Region.svg 2008-present Skopje Statistical Region
Logo of Southeastern Region, Macedonia.svg 2008-present Southeastern Statistical Region
Logo of Southwestern Region, Macedonia.svg 2008-present Southwestern Statistical Region
Logo of Vardar Region.svg 2008-present Vardar Statistical Region

Municipal flags[edit]

Note: This list is incomplete.
Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Aerodrom Municipality, 2012-present.svg 2012-present Aerodrom Municipality
Flag of Aracinovo Municipality.svg  ? – Present Aračinovo Municipality A red flag with the coat of arms in the middle and two thin horizontal stripes.
Flag of Berovo Municipality.svg  ? – Present Berovo Municipality A light (sky) blue flag with red insignia in the middle.
FlagofBitola.png Bitola Municipality
Flag of Bogdanci Municipality.svg  ? – Present Bogdanci Municipality A blue and red flag (two blue & two red cantons), with the Municipality coat-of-arms in the middle.
Flag of Bogovinje Municipality.svg 1996-present Bogovinje Municipality
Flag of Bosilovo Municipality.svg 1996-present Bosilovo Municipality
Brvenica flag.gif Brvenica Municipality
Знаме на Општина Центар.svg Centar Municipality
Flag of Čair Municipality.svg Čair Municipality
Flag of Čaška Municipality.svg Čaška Municipality
Flag of Češinovo-Obleševo Municipality.svg Municipality of Češinovo-Obleševo
Flag of Centar Župa Municipality.svg Centar Župa Municipality
Čučer Sandevo zname.jpg Municipality of Čučer-Sandevo
Debar Municipality
Flag of Debarca Municipality.svg Debarca Municipality
Flag of Delčevo Municipality.svg Municipality of Delčevo
Zname DH.jpg Demir Hisar Municipality
Flag of Demir Kapija Municipality.svg Demir Kapija Municipality
Flag of Dojran Municipality.svg Dojran Municipality
Flag of Dolneni Municipality.svg Dolneni Municipality
Gevgelija.png  ?-Present Gevgelija Municipality A flag with a blue bar over a white bar & the coat-of-arms of the Municipality near the mast of the flag.
Flag of Gostivar Municipality.svg Gostivar Municipality
Gradsko Municipality
Flag of Ilinden.svg 1996-Present Ilinden Municipality A red vertical flag with a 12-pointed sun and the letter "I" in Cyrillic (И).
Flag of Jegunovce Municipality.svg Jegunovce Municipality
Flag of Karbinci Municipality, Macedonia.svg Karbinci Municipality
Flag of Kavadarci Municipality.svg Kavadarci Municipality
Flag of Kisela Voda Municipality.svg Kisela Voda Municipality
Kičevo Municipality
Flag of Kocani Municipality.svg Municipality of Kočani
Flag of Konče Municipality.svg Konče Municipality
Flag of Kratovo.png Kratovo Municipality
Flag of Kriva Palanka Municipality.PNG Kriva Palanka Municipality
Flag of Karpoš Municipality.svg Karpoš Municipality
Flag of Krivogaštani Municipality.svg Municipality of Krivogaštani
Flag of Kruševo Municipality.svg Municipality of Kruševo
Flag of Kumanovo Municipality.svg 2002-Present Kumanovo Municipality
Flag of Lipkovo Municipality.svg Lipkovo Municipality
Flag of Lozovo Municipality.svg Lozovo Municipality
Makedonska kamenica flag.gif  ?-Present Makedonska Kamenica Municipality
Flag of Makedonski Brod Municipality.svg Makedonski Brod Municipality
Flag of Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality.svg Municipality of Mavrovo and Rostuša
Flag of Mogila Municipality.svg Mogila Municipality
Flag of Negotino Municipality.svg Negotino Municipality
Flag of Novaci Municipality.svg Novaci Municipality
Novo Selo Municipality
Flag of Ohrid Municipality (2014).svg 2014– Present Ohrid Municipality
Flag of Pehčevo Municipality.svg Municipality of Pehčevo
Flag of Petrovec Municipality.svg Petrovec Municipality
Flag of Plasnica Municipality.svg Plasnica Municipality
Prilepsko zname.png  ? – Present Prilep Municipality A dark blue background with the municipal coat of arms, outlined in white, in the middle.
Municipality of Probištip
Flag of Radovish Municipality.png Radoviš Municipality
Flag of Rankovce Municipality.png Rankovce Municipality
Flag of Resen Municipality.svg Resen (municipality)
Flag of Rosoman Municipality.svg Rosoman Municipality
Flag of Sopište Municipality.jpg Municipality of Sopište
Flag of Staro Nagoričane.svg Municipality of Staro Nagoričane
Flag of Štip Municipality.svg Municipality of Štip
Flag of Struga Municipality.svg  ?-Present Struga Municipality A blue vertical flag with the coat of arms in the middle.
Flag of Strumica Municipality.svg  ?-Present Strumica Municipality A white vertical flag with the coat of arms and a blue-yellow border.
Municipality of Studeničani
Sveti Nikole Municipality
Flag of Tearce Municipality.svg Tearce Municipality
Flag of Tetovo Municipality.svg  ?-Present Tetovo Municipality A red, black and yellow tricolor flag, the yellow one being the thickest.
Flag of Valandovo Municipality.svg Valandovo Municipality
Flag of Vasilevo Municipality.svg Vasilevo Municipality
Flag of Veles Municipality.svg  ?-Present Veles Municipality
Flag of Vevchani Municipality.png  ?-Present Vevchani Municipality
Flag of Vinica Municipality.svg  ?-Present Vinica Municipality A red and blue bicolor flag with outline of Vinica Fortress and an icon.
Flag of Vrapčište Municipality.svg Municipality of Vrapčište
Flag of Zelenikovo Municipality.svg Zelenikovo Municipality
Flag of Želino Municipality.svg 1996-present Municipality of Želino
Flag of Zrnovci Municipality.svg Zrnovci Municipality
Flag of Šuto Orizari Municipality.svg Šuto Orizari Municipality

Government flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Logo na MNR.svg - present Flag of Ministry Foreign Affairs of Republic of Macedonia
Logo na Ministerstvo za kultura.svg - present Flag of Ministry of Culture of Republic of Macedonia
MacedonianArmyLogo.svg 1992-present Flag of the Army of Republic of Macedonia
Emblem of Macedonian Police.png 1992-2013 Flag of Ministry of Infernal Affairs A blue flag with the emblem in the middle
Macedonia Uniformed Police Insignia.png 1992-present Flag of Uniformed members of MIA A blue flag with the emblem in the middle
Flag of Special Police Force -Tiger (Macedonia).png -present Flag of Special Police Force - Tiger
Macedonia Border Police Flag.gif - present Flag of Border Police of Republic of Macedonia A green flag with the emblem in the middle
- present Flag of Customs of Macedonia

Universities[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Kiril.metodij.png Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje
Bitola.uni.jpg St. Clement of Ohrid University of Bitola
Uist-macedonia.gif University of Information Science and Technology "St. Paul The Apostle"
Flag of University Goce Delchev - Shtip.png Goce Delčev University of Štip
State University of Tetova Flag.gif State University of Tetovo
South East European University logo.jpg South East European University
FON University logo.jpg FON University
Euro College Kumanovo Macedonia.png Euro College Kumanovo

Military flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the First Macedonian Brigade.svg 1944 Flag of the First Macedonian Brigade (II WW) red flag and the lower half of the flag the unit's name is written in yellow capital Cyrillic letters
Mk 1mib.png 2009-present Flag of 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade red flag with the coat of arms of Macedonia on the upper left and the unit's badge on upper right and the lower half of the flag the unit's name is written in yellow capital Cyrillic letters
Flag of Armour Battalion (Macedonia).png 1999-present Flag of Armour Battalion yellow with the unit's badge in the middle, the lower half of the flag the unit's name is written in yellow capital Cyrillic letters
Flag of Military Police Battalion (Macedonia).png 1992-present Flag of Military Police Battalion green flag with the unit's badge in the middle
Flag of Combat Helicopter Squadron (Macedonia).png --present Flag of Combat Helicopter Squadron blue flag with the unit's badge in the middle

Religious flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Macedonian Orthodox Church.png -present Flag of Macedonian Orthodox Church - Ohrid Archbishopric red flag with the COA of MOC-OA in the middle
Coat of arms of MPC.png Old flag of Macedonian Orthodox Church
AN Veles.png -present
Logo of Monastery St. John the Baptist - Bigorski.png -present Bigorski Monastery
Logo of Christian Adventist Church (Macedonia).png -present Christian Adventist Church
Logo of Christian Baptist Church-Radosna Vest (Macedonia).png -present Christian Baptist Church-Radosna Vest
Logo of Maran-Ata (Macedonia).png -present Maran-Ata
Logo of Christian Baptist Church (Macedonia).png -present Christian Baptist Church-Bozhji Glas
Logo of Islam Religious Community of Macedonia.png -present Islamic Religious Community of Macedonia
Bosnian Muslim Flag.svg -present Flag of Islamic Religious Community of Macedonia green flag with the crescent and the star in the middle

Political Parties flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of IMRO.svg IMRO-DPMNU
Sdsm logo.svg SDUM
Flag of Liberal-Democrat Party of Macedonia.png -present Flag of Liberal-Democrat Party of Macedonia
New Social Democratic Party, Macedonia (logo).png New Social Democratic Party
Dostoinstvo-flag.png Dostoinstvo
Flag of New Social-Democrat Party of Macedonia.png -present Flag of New Social-Democrat Party of Macedonia
Socijalistichka-Partija-na-Makedonija logo.gif Socialist Party of Macedonia
DOM Party-new logo.jpg Democratic Renewal of Macedonia
Flag of People's Movement for Macedonia.png -present Flag of People's Movement for Macedonia
Flag of Party of United Democrats of Macedonia.png -present Flag of Party of United Democrats of Macedonia
BDI logo.jpg Logo of BDI
Flag of the Albanian Democratic Party.jpg Albanian Democratic Party
TDPMacedonialogo.png Democratic Party of Turks
League of Communists of Yugoslavia Flag mk.svg 1944-1990 League of Communists of Yugoslavia Flag on Macedonian

Macedonian Diaspora flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Macedonians in Serbia.svg -present Flag of the Macedonians in Serbia
OMO Ilinden PIRIN.png -present Flag of Macedonians in Bulgaria
Vinozito logo.png -present Flag of Macedonians in Greece
Macedonian Party logo.png -present Flag of Macedonians in Albania
U-m-d-logo.png -present Flag of Macedonians in USA
MacedoniaArgentina.jpg -present Flag of Macedonian in Argentine
Macedonian Australian Community Organisation.jpg -present Macedonian Australian Community Organisation
Macedoniauruguay.jpg -present Flag of Macedonians in Uruguay
Logo of Macedonian Alliance Sweden.png -present Macedonian Alliance Sweden
Logo of United Macedonians (Canada).png -present United Macedonians (from Canada)

Other[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Macedonia - ethnic.svg 1990s –1990s Ethnic Macedonian flag A red flag with the lion from the 1741 coat of arms of the geographical region of Macedonia
Pan Macedonian Flag.png -present Neo Macedonian Flag flag is used on football matches
Pan Macedonian Flag (2).png -present Neo Macedonian Flag (2) flag is used on football matches

Companies flags[edit]

Government[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Macedonian Customs.png -present Flag of Macedonian Customs
Flag of Macedonian Railway.png -present Flag of Macedonian Railway
Logo of Macedonian Post.jpg -present Macedonian Post
Logo of Macedonian Stock Exchange.jpg -present Macedonian Stock Exchange
Logo of Macedonian Forest.jpg -present Macedonian Forest

Privet[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Logo of EVN Macedonia.png -present EVN Macedonia
Logo of Macedonian Telekom.jpg -present Macedonian Telekom
Logo of Makpetrol Macedonia.jpg -present Makpetrol Macedonia
Logo of Okta Macedonia.png -present Okta Macedonia
Logo of Komercijalna Banka Macedonia.jpg -present Komercijalna Banka
Agrofila Logo.png -present Agrofila

Organizations flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the World Macedonian Congress.png 1992-present Flag of the World Macedonian Congress red flag with the star of Kutlesh in the middle
Logo of Regular Grand Lodge of Macedonia.jpg -present Regular Grand Lodge of Macedonia
Logo of The Grand Lodge of Macedonia.jpg -present Grand Lodge of Macedonia
Logo of Koledari Kumanovo.png -present Koledari Kumanovo
Kumani Zapad Logo.jpg 1990-present Kumani Zapad
Logo of Kumanovo Astronomical Club.png -present Kumanovo Astronomical Club
Знаме на Македонското хералдичко здружение.png Flag of Macedonian Herald Society red flag with the COA of the society
Zdruzanie na braniteli 20001 Kumanovo.png 2001-present Flag of Alliance of Defenders Kumanovo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Considered to be Bulgarian in Bulgaria, see: Xисарлъшка-Танова, С. Знамената на Илинденско-Преображенското въстание 1903 г. — издателство: Векове, 1983, № 3, стр. 77.
  2. ^ The insurgents in Krushevo flew also Bulgarian flags everywhere. See: "Who are the Macedonians", Published by C. Hurst & Co. Publishers, 2000, ISBN 1-85065-534-0, by Hugh Poulton - p. 57.
  3. ^ In an article from the Macedonian journalist Spase Shuplinovski in the Macedonian mainstream daily newspaper Utrinski vesnik - issue 1166, October 16, 2006 is described, that the flag of the Macedonian party VMRO - DPMNE was adopted from IMRO, which was established in 1920 and was banned in 1934.
  4. ^ In official speech in Macedonian Parliament in June, 2008 on the occasion of the enacting a Law about the usage of the flags in Republic of Macedonia, the deputy Yani Macraduli has maintained, the red - black flag of IMRO dates (was created) during the leadership of Todor Alexandrov, i.e. - 1920s.
  5. ^ The IMRO flag is considered to be Bulgarian in Bulgaria, see: "100 years IMARO" (in Bulgarian) ISBN 954-8187-10-8, Publisher: Macedonian Scientifis Institute, Authors: Professor D. Michev, Ph.D. D. Gotsev, Sofia - 1994, p. 7.
  6. ^ However, according to Academician Ivan Katardjev, Director of the Historical Sciences section in the Department of Social Sciences in the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts the policy of IMRO leader in the beginning of the 1920s, Todor Alexandrov served the Bulgarian interests, see: "Утрински весник", Issue 1806, 16.10.2006[1] and the policy of IMRO leader in the second half of 1920s until its ban in 1934, Ivan Mihailov, for establishment of an independent Macedonian state, meant a Macedonian state of the Bulgarians in Macedonia, see: "Утрински весник", Issue 1806, 16.10.2006.[2]