List of flags of Romania

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The following is a list of flags of Romania.

National flag and State flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Romania.svg 1989 — present State flag and civil ensign Current color scheme established in 1994. Ratio: 2:3

Governmental flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the President of Romania.svg 1990—present Presidential flag Ratio: 1:1
(unclear use status; seen scarcely during Naval Forces day[1])
Flag of the Prime Minister of Romania.svg 1990—present Prime Minister Ratio: 1:1
(never seen in use! probably has the same use regime as the President's standard)
Flag of Ministers of Romania (early 1990s).svg 1990—present? Member of the Cabinet (early 1990s) White with the national flag in the canton. The canton relative ratio is 4:5.
(never seen in use!)
Flag of Romanian Minister of National Defence.svg 1991—present Minister of Defense Ratio: 1:1
Flag of Romanian Pilot.svg 1990—present Pilot ensign National flag bordered white.
Flag of Chairman of Councils of State and of Ministers of Romania.svg 1967 — 1989 Chairman of Councils of State and of Ministers of the Socialist Republic of Romania. Ratio: 1:1

Military flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Battle flag of Romania (Air Forces model).png 1992—present Flag of the Armed Forces State coat of arms in the center. In the flag edges are two-branch wreaths.
Naval Jack of Romania.svg 1990—present Naval jack National flag in square format with two white anchors in saltire at the center of the blue stripe.
Roundel of the Romanian Air Force.svg 1913—present Air force flag Flag of the Air Forces in square format, white with roundel in its center.
Flag of Romanian Chief of the General Staff.svg ?—present Chief of the General Staff A square national tricolour with four white five-pointed stars one above other in the blue stripe.
Flag of Romanian Chief of Naval Staff.svg ?—present Chief of Naval Staff A light blue flag with the national flag in the canton, a diagonally set black-outlined anchor in the fly upper quarter and four yellow five-pointed stars in a horizontal line in the lower half
Flag of Romanian Deputy Chief of Naval Staff.svg ?—present Deputy Chief of Naval Staff A light blue flag with the national flag in the canton, a diagonally set black-outlined anchor in the fly upper quarter and three yellow five-pointed stars in a horizontal line in the lower half
Flag of Romanian Fleet or Flotilla Commander.svg ?—present Fleet or Flotilla Commander A light blue flag with the national flag in the canton, a diagonally set black-outlined anchor in the fly upper quarter and two yellow five-pointed stars in a horizontal line in the lower half
Flag of Romanian Major Naval Unit Commander.svg ?—present Major Naval Unit Commander A light blue flag with the national flag in the canton, a diagonally set black-outlined anchor in the fly upper quarter and one yellow five-pointed stars in a horizontal line in the lower half
Flag of Romanian Naval Unit Commander.svg ?—present Naval Unit Commander A triangular light blue flag with the national tricolour near the hoist in the central part and in the fly a black outlined anchor, set vertically.

Historical flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Romania flag 1989 revolution.svg 1989 de facto State flag and civil ensign during the 1989 revolution The Communist flag with a hole cut out of the middle to remove the coat of arms, as a symbolic protest against the despised Ceauşescu regime
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg 1965—1989 Flag of the Socialist Republic of Romania The arms had a scroll with the word REPUBLICA (left), SOCIALISTĂ (right) and ROMÂNIA (center) and were surmounted by a red star.
Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg 1952—1965 Flag of the People's Republic of Romania The arms had a scroll bearing the letters RPR and were surmounted by a red star.
Flag of Romania (1948-1952).svg 1948—1952 Flag of the People's Republic of Romania The arms had a scroll bearing the letters RPR (no red star).
Flag of Romania (January-March 1948).svg Jan-Mar 1948 Flag of the People's Republic of Romania
(never used)
Provisional coat of arms established in January 1948. This is a reconstituted/theoretical model, as the "tractor" coat of arms was never used.
Romanian Army Flag - 1940 used model.svg 1940—1947 (and 1927—1930?) Army flag of the Kingdom of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle, surrounded by a laurel wreath. In corners, the monogram of king Michael I of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath.
Romanian Army Flag - 1930 used model.svg 1930—1942/3 Army flag of the Kingdom of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle, surrounded by a laurel wreath. In corners, the monogram of king Carol II of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath.
Romanian Army Flag - 1921 used model.svg 1921—1927 (1930?) Army flag of the Kingdom of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle, surrounded by a laurel wreath. In corners, the monogram of king Ferdinand I of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath.
Romanian Army Flag - 1921 official model.svg 1921—1947 Army flag of the Kingdom of Romania, official model. Several other models were used instead (see above). Used as military ensign. Not used as war or state flag. Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle.
Romanian Army Flag - 1914 used model.svg 1914—1921 Army flag of the Kingdom of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle (slightly modified de facto), surrounded by a laurel wreath. In corners, the monogram of king Ferdinand I of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath.
Romanian Army Flag - 1902 used model.svg 1902—1914 Army flag of the Kingdom of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle (slightly modified de facto), surrounded by a laurel wreath. In corners, the monogram of king Carol I of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath.
Romanian Army Flag - 1897 used model.svg 1897—1902 Army flag of the Kingdom of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle (slightly modified de facto). In corners, the monogram of king Carol I of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath.
Romanian Army Flag - 1881 used model.svg 1882—1897 Army flag of the Kingdom of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle (slightly modified de facto). In corners, the monogram of king Carol I of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath. Ratio: 1:1.
Romanian Army Flag - 1877 used model.svg 1877—1878 Army flag of the Principality of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the medium country's coat of arms in the middle, on a purple background, surrounded by a laurel wreath. In corners, the monogram of king Carol I of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath. Used during the Romanian War of Independence. Ratio: 1:1.
1874—1881 Army flag of the Principality of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle, surrounded by a laurel wreath. In corners, the monogram of king Carol I of Romania, crowned and surrounded by a laurel wreath. Ratio: 1:1.
Romanian Army Flag - 1872 official model.svg 1872—1921 Army flag of the Principality of Romania/Princely standard, official model. Several other models were used instead (see above). Used as military ensign. Not used as war or state flag. Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle.
Drapelul Garzii civice Focsani.png 1867—1875 Flag of Focşani civic guard. Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the city's coat of arms in the middle, and company number in corners.
Romanian Army Flag - 1866 used model.svg 1866—1874 Army flag of the Principality of Romania Blue-yellow-red horizontal tricolor with company's number in corners and name in the middle.
Romanian Army Flag - 1867 official model.svg 1867—1872/3 Army flag of the Principality of Romania/Princely standard, official model. Used as military ensign. Not used as war or state flag. Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with the country's coat of arms in the middle.
Flag of Romania.svg 1867—1947 Civil ensign of the Principality/Kingdom of Romania Blue-yellow-red vertical tricolor with blue near the hoist.
Romanian Army Flag - 1863 official model.svg 1863—1866 Army flag of the United Principalities of Romania and after 1866 Principality of Romania Blue-yellow-red horizontal tricolor with red above. Flying crowned aquila with the coats of arms of Wallachia and Moldavia over it. The aquila holds the sceptre and the sword. In the corners, the monogram of prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza, surrounded by a laurel wreath. On the red scarf it is written: HONOR ET PATRIA.
Romanian Army Flag - 1859 official model.gif 1862—1866 Flag of the Prince of the United Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia Blue-yellow-red horizontal tricolor with red above. Coats of arms of Wallachia and Moldavia crowned and surrounded by Romanian tricolors.
Flag of the United Principalities of Romania (1862 - 1866).svg 1862—1866 Civil ensign of the United Principalities of Romania Blue-yellow-red horizontal tricolor with red above.
Flag of the United Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia (1859 - 1862).svg 1859—1862 Civil ensign of the United Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia Blue-yellow-red horizontal tricolor with blue above.

Monarchical flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Royal standard of Romania (King, 1922 model).svg 24 April 1922 – 30 December 1947 Royal Standard of the King Ratio: 1:1
Royal standard of Romania (Queen, 1922 model).svg 24 April 1922 – 30 December 1947 Royal Standard of the Queen Ratio: 1:1
Standard of the Regent of Romania (1927-1930).svg 1927 – 1930 Royal Standard of the members of the Regency Ratio: 1:1
Royal standard of Romania (Crown Prince, 1922 model).svg 24 April 1922 – 30 December 1947 Royal Standard of the Crown Prince Ratio: 1:1
Royal Standard of the Crown Princess of Romania.svg 2007 – present Royal Standard of the Crown Princess
(Margareta of Romania)
Ratio: 1:1
Royal standard of Romania (Queen Mother, 1941 model).svg 19 February 1941 – 30 December 1947 Royal Standard of the Queen Mother Ratio: 1:1
Royal standard of Romania (Prince, 1922 model).svg 24 April 1922 – 30 December 1947 Royal Standard of a Member of the Royal House Ratio: 1:1
Royal standard of Romania (King, 1881 model).svg 1881 – 1922 Royal Standard of the King Ratio: 1:1; Ratio between colors: 1:4:1
Royal standard of Romania (Crown prince, 1881 model).svg 1881 – 1922 Royal Standard of the Crown Prince Ratio: 1:1; Ratio between colors: 1:4:1
Romanian Army Flag - 1872 official model.svg 1872 – 1881 Royal Standard of the Domnitor Ratio: 2:3
Romanian Army Flag - 1867 official model.svg 1867 – 1872 Royal Standard of the Domnitor Ratio: 2:3

Subdivision flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Bucharest.png 1990—present Bucharest (City)
Steag Municipiul Arad.png 1990—present Arad (municipality) A bright yellow flag with a blue horizontal wavy strip, symbolizing the Mureș river and the city coat of arms centered.
Flag of Alba Iulia.png 1990—present Alba Iulia (municipality)
Flag of Brasov - as seen.png 1992—present Braşov (municipality)
Flag of Carei.svg 1990—present Carei (municipality)
Flag of Constanța.svg 1997—present Constanţa (municipality)
Flag of Oradea.gif 1992—present Oradea (municipality)
Flag of None.svg 1990—present Turda (municipality) A white-red-white bicolour with the city coat of arms on the red field.
Flag of Targu Mures.gif 1998—present Târgu Mureș (municipality)

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