List of flags of Kenya

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This is a list of flags used in Kenya.

National Flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Kenya.svg 1963 - Flag of Kenya The flag is based on that of Kenya African National Union. The colours symbolise black majority, red for the blood shed during the struggle for freedom and green for natural wealth; the white fimbriation was added later and symbolises peace. The traditional Maasai shield and two spears symbolise the defence of all the things mentioned above.

Military[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Kenya Defence Forces.svg Defence Forces flag
Kenyan Air Force Flag.svg Air force flag
Naval Ensign of Kenya.svg Naval Ensign
Presidential Colour of the Kenyan Navy.svg Presidential Colour of the Navy

Historical[edit]

British East Africa Company[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Witu Protectorate (1893-1920).svg 1893 - 1920 Witu Protectorate A Union Flag (Proportions: 15:27) with a red border Proportions: 37:57
Flag of Witu Protectorate.png Ensign of Witu Protectorate Proportions: 1:2
Flag of the Imperial British East Africa Company.png 1880 - 1920 Governor's flag A Union Flag defaced with the crown and beneath it the golden sun
Blue ensign of the Imperial British East Africa Company.png State Ensign British Blue Ensign with the crown and beneath it the golden sun
Red ensign of the Imperial British East Africa Company.png Civil ensign British Red Ensign with the crown and beneath it the golden sun

British Protectorate of Kenya[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of British East Africa.svg 1921–1963 Colony and Protectorate of Kenya A British Blue Ensign with an emblem of Kenya