List of flags of Ukraine

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Flag at Kyiv City Hall

The following is a list of flags of Ukraine :

National flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Ukraine.svg 1918 — 1920; 1992 — Present National and Naval Jack flag of Ukraine Two stripes of blue (top) and yellow (bottom).
Hanging flag of Ukraine.svg 1918 — 1920; 1992 — Present Hanging National flag of Ukraine

Presidential flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Штандарт Президента Украины.svg N/A Presidential standard of the flag of Ukraine. The yellow Tryzub, within a yellow border made of leaves, on a blue field.

Military flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Ensign of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.svg N/A Armed Forces flag. Raspberry color field with Armed Forces logo in the center.
Ensign of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.svg N/A Ground Forces flag. Raspberry color field with Ground Forces logo in the center.
Ensign of the Ukrainian Air Force.svg N/A Air Force flag. Blue field with Air Force logo in the center.
Flag of Nathional Guard of Ukraine (avers).png 2014 National Guard flag. Blue field with National Guard logo in the center.
Flag of the Security Service of Ukraine.png N/A Security Service flag. Raspberry color field with Security Service logo in the center.
Naval Ensign of Ukraine.svg N/A Naval ensign of Ukraine. Blue cross with a miniature Ukrainian flag in the upper left corner.
Sea Guard Ensign of Ukraine (dress).svg August 7, 2001 Sea Guard ensign of Ukraine. Green cross with a miniature Ukrainian flag in the upper left corner.
Vympelukraine.jpg Pennant
Uacoastguard.jpg Sea Guard Pennant
Flag of the Red Cross.svg Red Cross for hospital ships
Flag Name
Ukrainin Minister of Defence flag at see.svg Ukrainian Minister of Defence flag at sea
Ukrainian Navy Commander's flag.svg Ukrainian Navy Commander's flag.
Ukrainian Naval Region Commander's flag.svg Ukrainian Naval Region Commander's flag.
Ukrainian Navy Ship Formation or Group Commander's flag.svg Ukrainian Navy Ship Formation or Group flag.
Flag Name
Shtandart mo.jpeg Standard of the Minister of Defense
Flag Name
Standard of the Chief of the General Staff.jpg Standard of the Chief of the General Staff
Flag Name
Штандарт командувача ВМС України.png Standard of the Commander-in-Chief of Ukrainian Navy
Standard of the Commander-in-Chief of Ukrainian Ground Forces.jpg Standard of the Commander-in-Chief of Ukrainian Ground Forces
Ukrainian AF commander flag.jpg Standard of the Commander-in-Chief of Ukrainian Air Force

Non-Military Security Forces[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
ДПСУ прапор.jpeg State Border Guard Service of Ukraine
Flag of the Security Service of Ukraine.png Security Service of Ukraine
Flag State Special Communications Service of Ukraine.jpg Special Communications Service Ensign
Ukraine Customs Service.png Customs Service Ensign

Flags of Ukrainian regions[edit]

Flags of Ukrainian oblasts[edit]

Flag of Autonomous Republic[edit]

Flags of cities with special status[edit]

Regional and minority flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Crimean Tatar people.svg N/A Flag of the Crimean Tatars Currently, only the light blue flag is used, which is now an ethnic flag. The golden colored damğa was used in the upper left corner of the flag and sometimes in the center.


Religious flag of the Crimean Tatars.svg 1917-1918 Religious flag of the Crimean Tatars
Military flag of the Crimean Tatars.svg 1917-1918 Military flag of the Crimean Tatars

Historical flags[edit]

Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Alex K Halych-Volhynia-flag.svg 1199–1349

Grand Duchy of Lithuania (1561-1569)[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Alex K Grundwald flags 1410-03.svg 1561-1569 Royal Banner of Lithuania

Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569-1772)[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Alex K Grundwald flags 1410-03.svg 1569-1587 Royal Banner of Lithuania
Alex K Kingdom of Poland-flag.svg 1569-1587 Royal Banner of Poland
Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg 1587-1772 Flag of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Cossack Hetmanat[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Козацька січова корогва (XVI-XVIII ст.).PNG Flag of the Zaporozhian Host
Flag of the Cossack Hetmanat.svg Historical flag of the Zaporozhian Cossacks

Russian Empire (1654-1917)[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Russia.svg 1710/1721-1858
1883–1917/1918
Civil ensign of Russia
Flag of Russia
Romanov Flag.svg 1858-1883 Flag of Russia
Flag of Russian Empire for private use (1914–1917).svg 1914-1917 Flag of Russia (private use)
Standard of the Emperor of Russia (1858).svg 1710/1721-1858 Imperial Standard of Russia
Imperial Standard of the Emperor of Russia (1858–1917).svg 1858-1917 Imperial Standard of Russia

Habsburg Monarchy, the Austrian Empire, and Austria–Hungary from 1772 to 1918[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg - 1918 Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy, also the flag of the Austrian Empire, from the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 flag of Cisleithanian Austria
Austria-Hungary-flag-1869-1914-naval-1786-1869-merchant.svg 1786-1915 Naval Ensign, Merchant Ensign (until 1869)
Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg 1869-1918 Merchant Ensign of Austria-Hungary
Naval Ensign of Austria-Hungary (1918).svg 1915-1918 Naval Ensign
Imperial Standard of Austria (1828-Late 19th Century).svg 1815-
Late 19th Century
Standard of the Emperor
Imperial Standard of Austria-Hungary (Before 1915).svg Late 19th Century-
1915
Standard of the Emperor
Imperial Standard of Austria-Hungary (1915-1918).svg 1915-1918 Standard of the Emperor
Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Liechtenstein old blue red.svg Until 1849 Flag of Galicia and Lodomeria created after 1772 when this previously Polish province had been annexed to Austria.
Flag of Galicia and Lodomeria (1849-1890).svg 1849-1890 Flag of Galicia and Lodomeria
Flag of Hesse.svg 1890-1918 Flag of Galicia and Lodomeria

Ukrainian People's Republic[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Ukrainian People's Republic (non-official, 1917).svg 1917 Flag of the Ukrainian People's Republic
Flag of the Ukranian State.svg 1918-1919 Flag of the West Ukrainian People's Republic and Hutsul Republic
Naval Ensign of Ukraine (1917–1921).svg 1917–1921 Naval flag of the Ukrainian People's Republic

Ukrainian State[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Ukranian State.svg 1918-1920 Flag of the Ukrainian State and UPR

Royal Family Standards[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Royal Standard of the Hetman of Ukraine (1918).svg 1918 Royal Standard of the Hetman of Ukraine
Royal Standard of the Prince of the Hetman of Ukraine (1918).svg 1918 Royal Standard of the Prince of the Hetman of Ukraine
Royal Standard of the Princess of the Hetman of Ukraine (1918).svg 1918 Royal Standard of the Princess of the Hetman of Ukraine
Royal Standard of the Wife of the Hetman of Ukraine (1918).svg 1918 Royal Standard of the Wife of the Hetman of Ukraine

Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Ukrainian SSR (1919-1929).svg Flag of the Ukrainian SSR (1919–1929) The first flag was red with the gold Cyrillic sans-serif letters У.С.С.Р. (USSR, initialism for Ukrayinskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Sovetskaya Respublika in the Russian language).
Flag of Ukrainian SSR (1929-1937).svg Flag of the Ukrainian SSR (1929–1937) In the 1930s a gold border was added.
Flag of Ukrainian SSR (1937-1949).svg Flag of the Ukrainian SSR (1937–1949) In 1937, a new flag was adopted, with a small gold hammer and sickle added above the gold Cyrillic serif letters У.Р.С.Р. (URSR, for Ukrayins’ka Radyans’ka Sotsialistychna Respublika in the Ukrainian language).
Flag of Ukrainian SSR.svg FIAV historical.svg Flag of the Ukrainian SSR (1949–91) To comply, the Ukrainian Soviet authorities dropped the lettering and added a blue stripe (⅓ of the width). The Ukrainian SSR adopted this new design as its official flag on November 21, 1949.

Carpatho-Ukraine[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Ukraine.svg 1939 Flag of the Carpatho-Ukraine

Ukrainian National Government (1941)[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Ukraine.svg 1941 Flag of the Ukrainian National Government
OUN-r Flag 1941.svg N/A Flag of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army

Reichskommissariat Ukraine (1941–1945)[edit]

See: Flag of Nazi Germany

Flag Date Use Description
Flags used 1935 – 1945
Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg 1935–1945
1935–1945
National flag[1]
Marine jack (Gösch)
A red field, with a white disk with a black swastika, or hakenkreuz, at a 45 degree angle. Disk and swastika are slightly off-centre.
Flag of the NSDAP (1920–1945).svg 1920-1945 NSDAP Party flag (Parteiflagge)[1] A red field, with a white disk with a black swastika, or hakenkreuz, at a 45 degree angle. Disk and swastika are exactly in the centre.
Banner of Germany 1933.svg 1933–1945 Banner (Bannerflagge) of Germany Banners were of various lengths, which were hung vertically on public buildings.
Handelsflagge mit dem Eisernen Kreuz 1935.svg 1935–1945 Merchant flag variant with the Iron Cross
War Ensign of Germany 1938-1945.svg 1938–1945 Reich war flag
Reichsdienstflagge 1935.svg 1935–1945 Reich service flag
Standarte Adolf Hitlers.svg 1935–1945 Standard of Adolf Hitler
Flag Schutzstaffel.svg 1935–1945 Flag of the Schutzstaffel (SS)
Ordnungspolizei flag.svg 1936–1945 Flag of the Ordnungspolizei (OrPo) ("Order Police", the national regular police organization of the Third Reich)

See also[edit]

  1. ^ a b (German) Herzfeld, Andreas (June 2001). "Einige unbekannte Flaggenänderungen 1933–1945". Der Flaggenkurier (in German) (Hennigsdorf: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Flaggenkunde) (13): 17–23.