List of Chilean flags

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List of Chilean flags This is a list of flags used in Chile. For more information about the national flag, visit the article Flag of Chile.

National flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Chile.svg 1818- National flag, State flag, State ensign, Civil ensign and War ensign Three cantons. In superior level, a blue square to the left with a white five-ponted star within, and a white rectangle to the right. In the inferior level, a red rectangle.
Naval Jack of Chile.svg 1945- Naval Jack A squared blue flag with a star in the center

Presidential standard[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the President of Chile.svg 1920-
1967 (Legal regulation)
Presidential flag A flag of Chile with the Chilean coat of arms in the center.

Regions[edit]

See: Regions of Chile

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Tarapaca, Chile.svg 2008- Flag of Tarapacá Region White flag with the coat of arms of Tarapacá Region in the center.
Flag of Antofagasta Region, Chile.svg Flag of Antofagasta Region Blue flag with the Regional Intendance logo
Flag of Atacama, Chile.svg 1859 (in revolution), 2003- Flag of Atacama Region Blue field with a yellow star in center.
Flag of Coquimbo Region, Chile.svg 2013 Flag of Coquimbo Region Blue flag with a white star in the left down corner. To the top, in the middle, a yellow sun and a light blue sky. In the right superior side, a green land with dark green bands.
Flag of Valparaiso Region, Chile.svg Flag of Valparaíso Region Blue flag with the regional coat of arms in the center.
Flag of O'Higgins Region, Chile.svg Flag of the O'Higgins Region White flag with the regional coat of arms in the center.
Flag of Maule, Chile.svg 2002 (last modification) Flag of Maule Region White flag with the regional coat of arms in the center.
Flag of Biobío Region, Chile.svg Flag of Biobío Region White flag with the regional coat of arms in the center.
Flag of La Araucania, Chile.svg Flag of Araucanía Region (unofficial) Three horizontal stripes (blue, white and red) with the regional coat of arms in the center.
Flag of Los Lagos Region, Chile.svg 2013 Flag of Los Lagos Region Two horizontal stripes (green and blue), with the Southern Cross in the left superior corner.
Flag of Aysen, Chile.svg Flag of Aisén Region
Flag of Magallanes, Chile.svg 1997 Flag of Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region Dark blue field with a Southern Cross white stars drawn horizontally. In the down, a design of six gold hills, over them six white chevrons.
Flag of the Metropolitan Region, Chile.svg Flag of Santiago Metropolitan Region Dark grey flag with the Regional Government logo in the center.
Flag of Los Ríos, Chile.svg 2008 Flag of Los Ríos Region White field crossed by three waved bands yellow, green and blue, and a circle formed by twelve gold stars in the center.
Flag of Arica y Parinacota, Chile.svg 2008 Flag of Arica and Parinacota Region White flag with the Regional Government logo in the center.

Comunal flags[edit]

Indigenous peoples[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Mapuches.svg 1991 Wenufoye, the Flag of Mapuche people Five horizontal strips. In the top and down, two black stripes with twelve white gemil ("diamonds") each one. In the center, three light blue, green and red stripes. In the center, a yellow kultrun ("ceremonial drum") with red lines and pictures.
Flag of Rapa Nui, Chile.svg 2006 Reimiro, the Flag of Rapa Nui people White field with a red Reimiro (a traditional religious figure sculpted in wood).
Banner of the Qulla Suyu.svg 2006 Flag of Aymara people
Bandera Kawesqar.svg 2012 Flag of Alacaluf people Two blue and green triangles divided by a white sash. In the blue triangle, a brown 8-point star. In the green triangle, a human figure made with brown circles.

Mapuche territories[edit]

Historical flags[edit]

Flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Ancient mapuche flag.svg 1506-1701
16th and 17th centuries
Mapuche military flag during the Arauco War Blue field with a guñelve (eight-pointed star).
Lautaro flag.svg  ?-1557 Mapuche flag, used by Lautaro forces, in Arauco War Light blue gemil with a guñelve star bordered by black triangles
Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg 1541-1785 Burgundy Cross, flag of the Spanish forces in Arauco War and flag of the Spanish Overseas Territories A red saltire resembling two crossed, roughly-pruned (knotted) branches, on a white field.
Flag of Spain (1785-1873 and 1875-1931).svg 1785-1812, 1814-1817 Spanish national flag and war ensign
Flag of Chile (1812-1814).svg 1812-1814 First National Flag, also called Bandera de la Patria Vieja ("Olg Fatherland Flag") Three horizontal strips blue, white and yellow.
Flag of Chile (1812-1814, alternative).svg 1812-1814 Alternative version of the First Chilean flag Different order of the strips, with the first Chilean coat of arms and a red Cruz de Santiago (Cross of St. James) in the top left corner.
Bandera de la Provincia de Mendoza.svg 1814-1817 Flag of the Andes, ensign of the Army of the Andes, now the provincial flag of Mendoza (Argentina) Two rectangles, white and light blue, with the coat of arms in the center.
Flag of Chile (1817-1818).svg 1817-1818 Second National Flag, also called Bandera de Transición ("Trasitory flag") Three horizontal strips blue, white and red.
Flag of Chile (1817-1818, 2nd).svg Proposal of 1818, never used officially Proposal of flag Three horizontal strips white, blue and red, with a white star in blue strip.
Flag of Chile (1818).svg 1818-¿1834? First design of the actual flag, also called Bandera de la Independencia ("Independence Flag") Similar to actual ensign, with the coat of arms in the center, and a black eight-pointed star within the white five-pointed star.
Flag of the Kingdom of Araucanía and Patagonia.svg 1860-1862 Flag of the Kingdom of Araucanía and Patagonia Three horizontal strips blue, white and green.
Easter Island flag 1876 to 1888.png  ?-1888 Flag of the Kingdom of Easter Island Similar to actual Reimiro flag, with four black manutaras (mythological bird) in each corner.

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