List of Spanish flags

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List of Spanish flags This is a list of flags used in the year of 1532. For more information about the national flag, visit the article Flag of Spain.

National Flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Spain.svg 1981- National Flag with coat of arms, National flag, State flag, State ensign, Civil ensign and War ensign National flag with coat of arms
Flag of Spain (Civil).svg 1843-1931
1939-

Civil ensign for use in merchant ships, 1 January 1928 to present

Civil ensign for civil use The flag of Spain consists of three horizontal stripes: red, yellow and red, the yellow strip being twice as wide as each red stripe.
Naval Jack of Spain.svg 1945- Naval Jack A squared flag divided into four squares representing the four Kingdoms of Spain with navies in the Middle Ages: Castile (represented by a castle, top left), Leon (represented by a heraldic lion, top right), Aragon (represented by four pallets, bottom left), and Navarre (represented by an orle of chains, bottom right)
Spanish Presidential Flag.svg 1982- High Civil Authorities' Flag A square flag of Spain with the Spanish coat of arms on the centre
Bandera de yate.svg 1977- Yacht Ensign The flag of Spain with a blue plain Royal Crown in the center
Bandera del Servicio de Vigilancia Aduanera.svg 1977- Customs Service Ensign The flag of Spain with two crowned "H"

Royal Standards[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Estandarte Real de España.svg 2014- Standard of the King of Spain A crimson square with the Coat of arms of the King in the center.
Estandarte del Príncipe de Asturias.svg 2001- Standard of the Princess of Asturias A light blue square with the Coat of arms of the Princess in the center.
Estandarte Real de Juan Carlos I.svg 1975/
1977 -
(Legal regulation)
[1]
Standard of King Emeritus Juan Carlos A dark blue square with the Coat of arms of King Juan Carlos in the center.
Personal Standard of Letizia, Queen of Spain.svg 2014- Personal Standard of Queen Letizia (Attributed)
Personal Standard of Sofia, Queen of Spain.svg 1975- Personal Standard of Queen Sofía (Attributed)
Personal Standard of Infanta Elena of Spain, Duchess of Lugo.svg Personal Standard of Infanta Elena of Spain (Attributed)
Personal Standard of Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma.svg Personal Standard of Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma
(Attributed)
Personal Standard of Infanta Margarita of Spain, Duchess of Soria and Hernani.svg Personal Standard of Infanta Margarita of Spain, Duchess of Soria and Hernani (Attributed)
Personal Standard of Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz.svg Personal Standard of Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz
(Attributed)

Autonomies[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Bandera de Andalucía.svg The Arbonaida, the Flag of Andalusia three equal horizontal bands of green (top), white and green, there is an Andalucian coat of arms in center the white band.
Flag of Aragon.svg Flag of Aragon nine equal horizontal stripes of yellow (top, double width) and red, there is an Aragon coat of arms in left the red and yellow bands, the coat of arms feautered a gold crown have four green small diamonds and three red small disk, the shield means four corner, first corner means (yellow field with a red cross in upper tree), second corner means (violet field with white cross in hoist-side left corner, third corner means (red St. George and St. Andrew cross have four corners have four man heads) and fourth corner means (nine equal vertical bands of yellow (top, double width) and red).
Flag of Asturias.svg Flag of the Principality of Asturias blue field with the Victory Cross in center, hanging from the horizontal axis on either side of the cross are an upper-case Greek letter Alpha (Α) on the left and a lower-case Omega (ω) on the right.
Flag of the Balearic Islands.svg Flag of the Balearic Islands nine equal horizontal stripes of yellow (top, double width), and red, there is a Balearic castle in purple hoist-side upper left corner.
Flag of the Basque Country.svg The Ikurriña, the Flag of the Basque Autonomous Community red field with the white cross of Saint George edged in white superimposed on the diagonal green cross of Saint Patrick, which is superimposed on the diagonal green cross of Saint Andrew.
Flag of the Canary Islands.svg Flag of the Canary Islands three equal vertical bands of white (top), blue, and yellow, there is a Canary Island coat of arms in center the blue band, the coat of arms feautered the word motto "OCEANO" in silver ribbon in upper, royal crown in middle and two dogs are holding the shield in lower, the shield have seven hillocks.
Flag of Cantabria.svg Flag of Cantabria two equal horizontal bands of white (top), and red, there is a Cantabria coat of arms in center the white and red bands, the coat or arms feautered a royal crown in upper with shield, the shield feautered two girls head are seeing in blue sky background with a ship are going with water bearing a sea castle in after ship.
Flag of Castile-La Mancha.svg Flag of Castile-La Mancha
Flag of Castile and León.svg Flag of Castile and León Two Lions from the Kingdom of León and two towers from Castile.
Flag of Catalonia.svg La Senyera, the Flag of Catalonia
Flag Ceuta.svg Flag of Ceuta
Flag of Extremadura (with coat of arms).svg Flag of Extremadura
Flag of Galicia.svg Flag of Galicia
Flag of La Rioja (with coat of arms).svg Flag of La Rioja
Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Flag of Madrid
Flag of Melilla.svg Flag of Melilla
Flag es-región de murcia 300.png Flag of Murcia
Bandera de Navarra.svg Flag of Navarre
Flag of the Valencian Community (2x3).svg the Senyera coronada, Flag of Valencia

Provincial flags[edit]

Islands[edit]

Balearic Islands[edit]

Canary Islands[edit]

Historical flags[edit]

Flags[edit]

See also: Flag of Spain

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg 1506-1701
Eventually until 1785
Cross of Burgundy Flag, Military flag, also used as flag of the Spanish Overseas Territories A red saltire resembling two crossed, roughly-pruned (knotted) branches, on a white field.
Bandera de Costas.svg 1701–1771 Flag used in naval bases and coast defenses
Pabellón sencillo de la Armada de España 1701 1785.svg 1701–1785 Naval ensign
Bandera de España 1701-1760.svg 1701–1760 Etiquette's Naval ensign
Bandera de España 1760-1785.svg 1760–1785 Etiquette's Naval ensign
BandMercante1785.svg 1785–1927 Merchant marine's flag
Flag of Spain (1785-1873 and 1875-1931).svg 1785-1873 / 1875-1931 War ensign (1785–1843). National Flag (1843–1873 and 1874–1931)
Flag of the First Spanish Republic.svg 1873–1874 Flag of the First Spanish Republic
Flag of Spain (1931 - 1939).svg 1931–1939 Flag of the Second Spanish Republic
Flag of Spain (Civil) alternate colours.svg 1936–1938 Flag of Spain (Nationalist faction)
Flag of Spain (1938 - 1945).svg 1938–1945 Flag of Spain (Spain under Franco's Rule)
Flag of Spain (1945 - 1977).svg 1945–1977
Flag of Spain (1977 - 1981).svg 1977–1981

Historical Royal standards[edit]

See: Royal Standard of Spain

Royal Banners of arms[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Border Pendón heráldico de los Reyes Catolicos de 1492-1504.svg 1475–1492
1492 - 1504
Banner of arms of the Catholic Monarchs
Estandarte Real de Carlos I.svg 1518–1556 Banner of arms of King Charles I
Estandarte Real de Felipe II.svg 1580–1668 Banner of arms of the House of Austria
(with the arms of Portugal)
Estandarte Real de Carlos II.svg 1668–1700 Banner of arms of the House of Austria
(from 1668)
Estandarte Real de Felipe V.svg 1700–1761 Banner of arms of the House of Bourbon
Estandarte real de España, Casa de Borbón (1761-1931).svg 1761 - 1868
1875 - 1931
Banner of arms of the House of Bourbon
Estandarte real de Alfonso XIII y de Juan de Borbon (1931-1975).svg 1931 Banner of arms of King Alfonso XIII

Royal standards (Common use)[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Estandarte real de 1475-1492.svg 1475–1492 Common Royal Banner of the Catholic Monarchs
(Until 1492)
Royal Standard of the Catholic Monarchs (1475-1492).svg 1475–1492 Royal Standard or Royal Flag of the Catholic Monarchs
Royal Standard of the Catholic Monarchs (1492-1506).svg 1492–1508 Royal Standard or Royal Flag of the Catholic Monarchs
Estandarte real de 1556-1580 y 1668-1700.svg 1556 - 1580
1668 - 1700
Royal Standard or Royal Flag of the House of Habsburg.
Estandarte real de 1580-1668.svg 1580–1668 Royal Standard or Royal Flag of the House of Habsburg.
(Inescutcheon of Portugal in the Royal arms)
Estandarte real de 1700-1761.svg 1700–1761 Royal Standard or Royal Flag of the House of Bourbon.
Estandarte real de 1761-1833.svg 1761–1838 Royal Standard or Royal Flag of the House of Bourbon.
Estandarte real de 1833-1868 y 1875-1931.svg 1838 - 1868
1875 - 1931
Royal Standard or Royal Flag of the House of Bourbon.
Estandarte Real de Juan Carlos I.svg 1975/
1977 - 2014
(Legal regulation)
[2]
Royal Standard or Royal Flag of King Juan Carlos I Still in use as King Emeritus's personal ensign.

Others Heads of State Standards[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Estandarte Presidencial NA.svg 1931–1936 Presidential standard of Niceto Alcala Zamora
Estandarte Presidencial MA.svg 1936–1939 Presidential standard of Manuel Azaña
Estandarte de Francisco Franco (variante gules).svg 1940–1975 Standard of Francisco Franco.

Members of the Royal Family[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Estandarte de los Infantes de España 1893-1931.svg 1893 – 1931 Standard or Flag of Spanish Infantes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Royal Decree 527/2014 an amendment to Title I of Spanish Royal Decree 1511/1977 Flags, standards, guindons and insignia regulation.
  2. ^ Royal Decree 527/2014 an amendment to Title I of Spanish Royal Decree 1511/1977 Flags, standards, guindons and insignia regulation.

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