List of flags of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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This is a list of flags used by the Democratic Republic of the Congo and its antecedents.

National[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg 2006-Present Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Sky blue flag, adorned with a yellow star in the upper left canton and cut diagonally by a red stripe with a thin yellow frame.

Historical[edit]

Colonial period[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Congo Free State.svg 1885–1908
1908–1960
Flag of the Congo Free State
(Previously of the International African Association)
Flag of Belgian Congo
A yellow five-pointed flag on a blue background.
Flag of Governor-General of Belgian Congo.svg 1936-1960 Standard of the Governor-General of the Belgian Congo Flag of the Belgian Congo superimposed on the top left of the Flag of Belgium
Flag of the Batetela rebels.jpg 1895-1908 Flag of the Batetela Rebels

Republic of the Congo and the Congo Crisis[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Congo-Léopoldville (1960-1963).svg 1960-1963 Flag of Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville)
Flag of Congo-Léopoldville (1963-1966).svg 1963-1966 Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flag of Congo-Kinshasa (1966-1971).svg 1966-1971 Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo The central lines were lightly adjusted.
Flag of South Kasai.svg 1960-1961 Flag of the South Kasai
Flag of Katanga.svg 1960-1963 Flag of the State of Katanga

Zaire[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Zaire.svg 1971-1997 Flag of Zaire

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (1997-2003).svg 1997-2003 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2003-2006).svg 2003-2006 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg 2006-Present Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Sky blue flag, adorned with a yellow star in the upper left canton and cut diagonally by a red stripe with a thin yellow frame.

Presidential[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Presidential Standard of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  ? Flag of the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo National flag with the addition of the inscription "Le President"

Sub-national[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Kinshasa Flag.svg  ? Flag of Kinshasa