List of Croatian flags

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This is a list of flags which have been, or are still today, used in Croatia or by Croats.

For more information on main flags see article: Flag of Croatia

Modern flags[edit]

National and State flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Croatia.svg December 21, 1990 – Flag of Croatia Three equal horizontal fields, red on the top, white in the middle and blue on the bottom, Coat of Arms in the center.

Standard of the President of the Republic[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Presidential Flag of Croatia.svg November 1, 1990 – Flag of the President of Croatia Standard of the President of Croatia

Naval flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Naval Ensign of Croatia.svg March 1, 1999 – Naval Ensign of Croatia
Naval Jack of Croatia.svg March 1, 1999 – Naval Jack of Croatia

Historical flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Croatia (white chequy).svg June 27 - December 21, 1990 Early flag of the Republic of Croatia (federal unit of Yugoslavia). In official use June 27 - December 21, 1990.[1] Three equal horizontal fields, red on the top, white in the middle and blue on the bottom, Coat of arms of Croatia in the center of the middle field. The first field of the coat of arms was never specified in the Croatian constitution.
The flag used Republic of Croatia colors, proportions 1:2.
Flag of SR Croatia.svg June 2, 1945 – June 27, 1990 Flag of Socialist Republic of Croatia (subdivision of SFR Yugoslavia). A tricolour of red, white, and blue with a (golden-rimmed) red star in the center.
The flag used Yugoslav colors, proportions 1:2.
Croatian Partisans flag.svg December 15, 1943 – June 2, 1945 Flag of the Federal State of Croatia (subdivision of DF Yugoslavia) and also the Croatian branch of the Yugoslav Partisans, used during World War II. A tricolour of red, white, and blue with a red star in the center of middle field.
The flag used Yugoslav colors, proportions 1:2.
Early flag of the Yugoslav Partisans.svg October 9, 1941 – March 25, 1942 "Flag of Croatian-Serbian friendship", an early flag of the Yugoslav Partisan movement Early flag of the Yugoslav Partisan movement, divided (left half Croat, right half Serb flag).
The flag used Yugoslav colors, proportions 2:3.
Civil Flag of Banovina of Croatia.svg November 21, 1939 – October 17, 1943 (January 21, 1941) Flag of the Banovina of Croatia (subdivision of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia). Used de facto 1939-1941; legally valid 1939-1943. A tricolour of red, white, and blue.
The flag used Yugoslav colors, proportions 2:3.
Flag of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs.svg 1918 Flag of State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs A tricolour of red, white, and blue.
The flag used Yugoslav colors, proportions 1:2.
Flag of Croatia-Slavonia.svg 1860 – 1918 Flag of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia (subdivision of the Austria-Hungary). Official on all levels. A tricolour of red, white, and blue.
The flag used Croatian colors, proportions 2:3.
Flag of Croatia-Slavonia with CoA.svg 1860 – 1918 Flag of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia (subdivision of the Austria-Hungary)., Internal flag, unofficial outside Croatia-Slavonia. A tricolour of red, white, and blue, with the composite coat of arms of the Triune Kingdom superimposed and centred
The flag used Croatian colors, proportions 2:3.
Flag of the Kingdom of Croatia (Habsburg).svg March 8, 1852 – 1860 Flag of the Kingdom of Croatia (subdivision of the Austrian Empire). Official on all levels. Two bars of red and white.
The flag used Croatian colors, proportions 1:2.
Croatia-1848.gif 1848 – 1852 Flag of the Kingdom of Croatia (subdivision of the Austrian Empire). Not used on the level of the Austrian Empire. A tricolour of red, white, and blue with the triune coat of arms in the center.
The flag used Croatian colors, proportions 1:2.
Flag of Croatia-Slavonia.svg early 19th century – 1848 Unofficial flag of the Kingdom of Croatia (which at the time incorporated the subordinate Kingdom of Slavonia) within the Austrian Empire A tricolour of red, white, and blue.

Independent State of Croatia[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Independent State of Croatia.svg April 30, 1941 – May 7, 1945 Flag of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH). A tricolour of red, white, and blue with the Ustaše symbol in top-left corner (letter "U" surrounded by Croatian interlace) and the Croatian coat of arms (but with the first field white, as opposed to red) in the center.
The flag used Ustaše colors, proportions 2:3.
War flag of Independent State of Croatia.svg April 30, 1941 – May 7, 1945 War flag of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH). In use in Axis-occupied Croatia 1941-1945 (n.b. illegal). A tricolour of red, white, and blue and the NDH coat of arms.
The flag used Ustaše colors, proportions 2:3.
Standard of the Poglavnik of NDH.svg 1941–1945 Standard of the Poglavnik of the Independent State of Croatia Standard of the Poglavnik of the Independent State of Croatia.
Naval Ensign of the Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941 - 1944/1945 Naval Ensign of the Independent State of Croatia 1941 (from 1944 Naval Jack). 2:3 squares 5×5 (total ratio 2:3)
Naval Jack of the Independent State of Croatia.svg 1944–1945 Naval Jack of the Independent State of Croatia 1944 (up to 1944 Naval Ensign variant). 2:3 squares 5×5 (total ratio 2:3)
Flag of the Air Force of the Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of the Air Force of the Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of Minister of Armed Forces in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of Minister of Armed Forces in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of Minister in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of Minister in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of Vojskovodja (Marchal) in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of Vojskovodja (Marchal) in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of Commander of the Armed Forces in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of Commander of the Armed Forces in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of Admiral in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of Admiral in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of Vice-admiral in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of Vice-admiral in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of Rear Admiral in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of Rear Admiral in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of General of the infantry, artillery, etc in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of General of the infantry, artillery, etc. in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of Lieutenant General in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of Lieutenant General in Independent State of Croatia.
Flag of General in Independent State of Croatia.svg 1941–1945 Flag of General in Independent State of Croatia.

Historical regional flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Kingdom of Dalmatia.svg 1820–1918
(official)
Flag of Dalmatia, established as the flag of the Kingdom of Dalmatia. In official use 1820-1918. Two horizontal bars of blue and gold. Proportions 1:2.
Flag of the Kingdom of Slavonia.svg Flag of the Kingdom of Slavonia Two horizontal bars of blue and silver. Proportions 1:2
Flag of Slavonien.svg Flag of Slavonia[citation needed] The historical flag of the region of Slavonia.
Flag of Istrien.svg Flag of Istria The historical flag of the region of Istria.

Other[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Early flag of the Yugoslav Partisans.svg 1905 – 1918 Flag of the Serb-Croatian friendship Half-Croatian and half-Serbian flag with green crest of two shaking hands.
Flag of the Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia.svg 1992 – 1994 Flag of Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia A tricolour of red, white, and blue with modified Coat of Arms in the center.
Flag of Serbia (1992-2004).svg since 9 April 2005 Flag of Serbs of Croatia A tricolour of three equally sized horizontal red, blue and white.
Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Italians of Croatia A tricolour of three equally sized vertical pales of green, white, and red.

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