List of Azerbaijani flags

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This is a list of flags used in Azerbaijan.

National Flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg 1991 Flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan Three horizontal stripes, the upper stripe of blue colour, the middle stripe red and the lower one green with a white crescent and eightpointed star in the middle of the red stripe on both sides of the flag. The proportion of the width to the length is 1 to 2.[1]

Military Flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Naval Flag of Azerbaijan.svg 1991 Flag of the Navy
Coast Guard Flag of Azerbaijan.svg 1991 Flag of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan.

Historical Flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Romanov Flag.svg 1858–1883 Flag of the Russian Empire A rectangular cloth with three equal horizontal stripes: the upper stripe black, middle stripe yellow, and lower stripe white.
Flag of Russia.svg 1883–1917 Flag of the Russian Empire A rectangular cloth with three equal horizontal stripes: the upper stripe white, middle stripe blue, and lower stripe red. The ratio of the width of the flag to its length is 2 to 3.
Naval Ensign of Russia.svg 1813–1917 Ensign of the
Imperial Russian Navy
A blue saltire on a white field
Flag of the Centrocaspian Dictatorship.svg 1918 Flag of the
Centrocaspian Dictatorship

Three horizontal stripes, the upper and lower stripes of light blue colour and the middle stripe red.

Flag of the Transcaucasian Federation.svg 1918 Flag of the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic Three horizontal stripes, the upper stripe of yellow colour, the middle stripe black and the lower one red.
Flag of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).svg 1918 Flag of
Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
Source for the design of the current flag
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg 1918–1920 Flag of
Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
Three horizontal stripes, the upper stripe of blue colour, the middle stripe red and the lower one green with a white crescent and eightpointed star in the middle of the red stripe on both sides of the flag. The proportion of the width to the length is 1 to 2.
Flag of Azerbaijan SSR (1920-1921).svg 1920–1921 Flag of the Azerbaijan Socialist Soviet Republic
Flag of Transcaucasian SFSR.svg 1930s - 1936 Flag of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic Later flag of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
Flag of Azerbaijan SSR (1937-1940).svg 1937–1940 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
Azerbaijan people's government flag.svg 1945–1946 Flag of the Azerbaijan People's Government
Flag of Azerbaijan SSR (1940-1952).svg 1940–1952 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
Flag of Azerbaijan SSR.svg 1952–1991 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic Last flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
Flag of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1937-1940).svg 1937–1940 Flag of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic One version of the flag of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Later versions bore the text "Нахчыван МССР" (Naxçıvan MSSR, meaning Nakhichevan ASSR), placed on the flag of the Azerbaijan SSR of the time, without the Armenian name.
Flag of the Soviet Union (1923-1955).svg 1923–1955 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics A red cloth, with the image at its upper hoist corner of a gold hammer and sickle, and above them a red five-pointed star, framed in gold. The ratio of width to length is 1:2.[2]
Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg 1955–1980 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Slight change of the hammer and sickle design from the previous Soviet national flag
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1980–1991 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Slightly brighter red from the previous Soviet national flag
Red Army flag.svg 1946–1991 Flag of the Soviet Army
Naval Ensign of the Soviet Union 1923.svg 1924–1935 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
Naval Ensign of the Soviet Union 1935.svg 1935–1950 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
Naval Ensign of the Soviet Union.svg 1950–1992 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
Slight modification from previous design

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.meclis.gov.az/?/az/topcontent/2 Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan
  2. ^ http://constitution.garant.ru/DOC_8003.htm 1936 Constitution of the USSR