List of flags of Lithuania

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The following is a list of flags of Lithuania.

National flag and State flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Lithuania.svg 2004–present National flag and civil ensign Current version adopted in 2004. Ratio: 3:5
Flag of Lithuania (state).svg 2004–Present State flag (historical) The flag displays the national emblem in a banner form, flag was adopted in 2004. Ratio: 3:5

Governmental flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Standard of the President of Lithuania.svg 1993–Present Presidential standard The State Emblem charged in the center on a purple background. Ratio: 5:6
Lithuanian Minister of Defence's flag.svg  ?–Present Defence Minister White flag with the national flag in canton and a circular badge showing the stylized Columns of Gediminas on a red field in the center. Ratio: 1:2

Military flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.jpg  ?–Present Armed Forces Flag . Ratio: 1:1
Flag of Lithuanian Army.svg  ?–Present Army Flag . Ratio: 2:3
Flag of the Lithuanian Air Force.png  ?–Present Airforce Flag White flag charged with the State flag in the canton and with stylized azure wings and double cross of Jogaila family in lower right quarter. The cross of Jogaila family is white bordered with two black bends. Ratio: 1:2
Naval Ensign of Lithuania.svg 1992–Present Naval ensign White with a dark blue St. George-style cross throughout and the Lithuanian tricolor in the canton. Ratio: 1:2
Naval Jack of Lithuania.svg 1992–Present Naval jack White with a circular badge showing the stylized Columns of Gediminas on a red field, with a dark blue anchor behind the badge. Ratio: 1:2
Flag of Lithuania Naval commander 3 stars.svg 1992–Present The Flag of Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces White flag with the national tricolour in the canton and three sixpointed stars set in rasing diagonal in the fly half. The stars are sixpointed segmented with black lines and with white border fimbriated with red
Flag of Lithuania Naval commander 2 stars.svg 1992–Present Chief of Staff's Flag Flag similar to CinC Armed Forces, but with two stars only.
Flag of Lithuania Naval commander 1 star.svg 1992–Present Commander Naval Armed Forces Flag similar to CinC Armed Forces, but with a single star only.
Lithuanian Navy Brigade Commander's pennant.svg  ?–Present Brigade Commander's flag Pennat consisting of the national flag at hoist and tapering swallow-tailed white part at fly, continuing two red stars (of the same shape as in the previous flags) next to each other. Ratio: 1:5
Lithuanian Navy Division Commander's pennant.svg  ?–Present Division Commander Same as Brigade Commander's flag, but with single star. Ratio: 1:5
Lithuanian Navy Group Commander's pennant.svg  ?–Present Group Commander Same as Brigade Commander's flag, but without the stars. Ratio: 1:5
Lithuanian Naval pennant.svg  ?–Present Masthead Pennant Rectangular pennant with swallow-tail, national tricolour at hoist (1:4) and blue fly. Total flag ratio: 1:20

Historical flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Lithuania (1988-2004).svg 1988–2004 State flag and civil ensign Ratio: 1:2
Flag of Lithuanian SSR.svg 1953–1988 Flag of the Lithuanian SSR
Flag of Lithuanian SSR (1940-1953).svg 1944–1953 Soviet occupation (Lithuanian SSR)
Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg 1941–1944 German occupation
Flag of Lithuanian SSR (1940-1953).svg 1940 August 3 - 1941 Soviet occupation from 3 July 1940 till 22 June 1941 (Lithuanian SSR)
Flag of Lithuania (1918-1940).svg 1918–1940 State flag and civil ensign of Kingdom of Lithuania
Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg 17th century Royal Banner of Poland–Lithuania
Alex K Grundwald flags 1410-03.svg 15th century Royal Banner of Lithuania

County flags[edit]

Each county of Lithuania has adopted a flag, each of them conforming to a pattern: a blue rectangle, with ten instances of the Cross of Vytis appearing in gold, acts as a fringe to the central feature of the flag, which is chosen by the county itself. Most of the central designs were adapted from the counties' coat of arms.

Flag Date Use Description
Alytus County flag.png 2004–Present Alytus County
Kaunas County flag.png 2004–Present Kaunas County
Klaipeda County flag.png 2004–Present Klaipėda County
Marijampole County flag.png 2004–Present Marijampolė County
Panevezys County flag.png 2004–Present Panevėžys County
Siauliai County flag.png 2004–Present Šiauliai County
Taurage County flag.png 2004–Present Tauragė County
Telsiai County flag.png 2004–Present Telšiai County
Utena County flag.png 2004–Present Utena County
Vilnius County flag.png 2004–Present Vilnius County

See also[edit]