List of country subdivision flags

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This overview lists flags used by first-level and second-level country subdivisions. The flags of country subdivisions exhibit a wide variety of regional influences and local histories, as well as widely different styles and design principles. For example, some Indonesian provincial flags features a coat of arms, due to many provincial coat of arms within the province used on their flag. Some Estonian county flags features the green and white background with the coat of arms of the county. Subdivision flags were not always ubiquitous. Many country subdivisions went decades without a flag, until a certain event or an independence or a formation of the country to adopt a creation of the flag. A panel then reviewed the five winning entries, choosing one to become the official subdivision flag. Western Australia's example is typical of the flag adoption processes that many subdivisions undertook with their flags. The 1,000th anniversary of Gloucestershire's founding also spurred the creation of a flag, in 2008. The status of these flags varies from one country or sovereign state to the next: most of them are official flags, whereas others are only used de facto, sometimes to indicate a desire for more autonomy or independence. Some flags, such as the flags of Leicestershire and Warwickshire, were created by the College of Arms in the United Kingdom.

Albania[edit]

Counties[edit]

Andorra[edit]

Parishes[edit]

Angola[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Antigua and Barbuda[edit]

Islands[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Armenia[edit]

Some Armenian provinces are known to have no flag, including Aragatsotn, Ararat, Armavir, Gegharkunik, and Kotayk Provinces.

Municipalities[edit]

Australia[edit]

Austria[edit]

States[edit]

Bahrain[edit]

Governorates[edit]

Former Governorates[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Departments[edit]

Claimed department[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Cape Verde[edit]

Municipalities[edit]

Canada[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Territories[edit]

Autonomous areas[edit]

Chile[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Comoros[edit]

Individual Islands[edit]

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Republic of the Congo[edit]

Departments[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Czech lands[edit]

Regions[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Autonomous entities[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

Provinces[edit]

East Timor[edit]

Districts[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Egypt[edit]

El Salvador[edit]

Departments[edit]

Former Department Flags[edit]

Equatorial Guinea[edit]

Islands[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Every county in Estonia has its own flag, either officially through adoption or through custom and usage. The flags of the 15 counties of Estonia are all white and green, with the coat of arms of the respective county on the white part. This design was first established in 1938.

Ethiopia[edit]

Fiji[edit]

Dependencies[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Gabon[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Regions and municipalities[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Departments[edit]

Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Regions[edit]

Honduras[edit]

Departments[edit]

Hungary[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Many Indonesian provincial flags feature their coat of arms on a flag, incorporating elements from the coat of arms, itself based on the flags of the regencies and cities, into their designs.

Iraq[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Israel[edit]

Italy[edit]

Ivory Coast[edit]

Districts[edit]

Japan[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Kosovo[edit]

North Korea[edit]

Special Administrative Regions[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Liberia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Liechtenstein[edit]

Municipalities[edit]

Luxembourg[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Malta[edit]

Regions[edit]

Local councils[edit]

Marshall Islands[edit]

Atolls[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Federated States of Micronesia[edit]

Moldova[edit]

Districts[edit]

Autonomous Territorial Units[edit]

Former counties[edit]

Mongolia[edit]

Montenegro[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Mozambique[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Myanmar[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Islands of the Cook Islands[edit]

Nicaragua[edit]

Departments[edit]

Autonomous Regions[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

North Macedonia[edit]

Norway[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Palau[edit]

Panama[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Province-level Indigenous Regions[edit]

Corregimiento-level Indigenous Regions[edit]

Papua New Guinea[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Departments[edit]

Peru[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

Romania[edit]

Counties[edit]

Russia[edit]

Saint Kitts and Nevis[edit]

Islands[edit]

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines[edit]

Islands[edit]

Samoa[edit]

Islands[edit]

San Marino[edit]

Sanmarinese municipal flags, such as those of Acquaviva, Borgo Maggiore, and Chiesanuova, feature design cues taken from the flag of San Marino. On the right is the municipality's name and coat of arms.

Municipalities[edit]

São Tomé and Príncipe[edit]

Autonomous Region[edit]

Districts[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Autonomous provinces[edit]

Municipalities[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

All eight regions have flags.

Regions[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Solomon Islands[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Capital Territory[edit]

Somalia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

South Sudan[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Sudan[edit]

States[edit]

Traditional Kingdoms[edit]

Former provinces[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Syria[edit]

De facto autonomous area[edit]

Regions within the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Autonomous Regions[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Tonga[edit]

Islands[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Districts[edit]

Traditional kingdoms[edit]

Historical[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

Overseas territories[edit]

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha[edit]

United States[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Each departments in Uruguay has their own flag (with the exception of Tacuarembo Department).

Departments[edit]

Uzbekistan[edit]

Vanuatu[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Flags of Moroccan provinces claimed by Western Sahara[edit]

Historical[edit]

Yemen[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Historical states[edit]

Austria-Hungary[edit]

Confederate States of America[edit]

Former territories[edit]

Nguyễn dynasty[edit]

Ottoman Empire[edit]

Autonomous provinces/states

Provinces

Sharifate

Vilayet

Soviet Union[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bulawayo and Harare is considered to be both a city as well as a province. It is the only two provinces considered to be cities in Zimbabwe.