List of Zimbabwean flags

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This is a list of flags used in Zimbabwe (Africa) between 1980 and the present date. For flags before 1980 see List of Rhodesian flags.

National Flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg 1980 – National Flag of Zimbabwe Seven equal horizontal stripes of green, yellow, red, black, red, yellow and green with a white triangle with its base at the hoist, fimbriated in black, containing a red five-pointed star on which is superimposed a representation of the Zimbabwe Bird in yellow.

Presidential Flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Presidential Standard of Zimbabwe.svg 1987–present Flag of the President of Zimbabwe A green background with the Zimbabwean Coat of Arms in the centre, with a white triangle with its base at the hoist containing a red five-pointed star on which is superimposed a representation of the Zimbabwe Bird in yellow. In the top right and bottom right hand corners there are horizontal stripes of yellow, red, black, red and yellow.

Military Flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Zimbabwe National Army.svg 1980 – Flag of the Zimbabwe National Army Zimbabwe National Army Flag has a red background with the Zimbabwe National Army emblem in the centre.
Air Force Ensign of Zimbabwe.svg 1980 – Flag of the Airforce of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Air Force Flag has a light blue background with the Zimbabwe national flag in the canton and the emblem of the Zimbabwe Air Force in the fly.
Flag of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.svg 1980 – Flag of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Zimbabwe Defence Forces Flag is divided vertically into red and blue with the emblem of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces in the centre.

Political Party Flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of ZANU-PF.svg Circa mid-1970s - Flag of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) The ZANU-PF flag comprises concentric rectangular stripes of green, yellow, red and black.
Flag of the Movement for Democratic Change.svg 1999 – Flag of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) The MDC party flag has four equal horizontal stripes of green, yellow, red and black with the party open-hand emblem in the centre and the party acronym in white on the black stripe.

Town Flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Bulawayo.svg Flag of Bulawayo The coat of arms of Bulawayo on a blue background.
In production Flag of Victoria Falls Victoria Falls Coat of Arms in the centre
1986 – Flag of Chitungwiza Chitungwiza Coat of Arms in the centre
In production Flag of Kariba Kariba Coat of Arms in the centre
In production Flag of Chinhoyi Chinhoyi Coat of Arms in the centre
In production Flag of Kadoma Kadoma Coat of Arms in the centre
In production Flag of Kwekwe Kwekwe Coat of Arms in the centre
In production Flag of Plumtree Plumtree Coat of Arms in the centre
In production Flag of Gokwe Gokwe Coat of Arms in the centre
Gweru flag.gif 1986 – Flag of Gweru Tricolore flag with Gweru Coat of Arms on white stripe.
Flag of Harare.svg 1982 – Flag of Harare Flag of Harare featuring the Zimbabwe bird.
Flag of Marondera Marondera Coat of Arms on a green background
In production Flag of Hwange Hwange Coat of Arms in the centre
Mutare Flag.gif 1985 – Flag of Mutare Mutare Coat of Arms on a white background

Historical Flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of BSAC edit.svg 1890–1923 Flag of the British South Africa Company (BSAC) The BSAC flag was a Union Jack defaced in the centre of a white roundel with the BSAC logo.
Flag of Southern Rhodesia.svg 1923–1953 Flag of Southern Rhodesia A defaced blue ensign with the shield from the Southern Rhodesian Coat of Arms in the fly.
Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.svg 1953–1963 Flag of the Central African Federation A defaced blue ensign with the shield from the federal Coat of Arms, showing the amalgamation of Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, and Nyasaland, in the fly
Flag of Rhodesia (1964).svg 1964–1968 Flag of Rhodesia A Sky-Blue ensign with the shield from the Rhodesian Coat of Arms in the fly.
Flag of Rhodesia.svg 1968–1979 Flag of Rhodesia A Green-White-Green vertical tricolor with the full Coat of Arms of Rhodesia in the centre of the white stripe.
Flag of Zimbabwe Rhodesia.svg 1979 Flag of Zimbabwe Rhodesia A Red-White-Green horizontal tricolor with white-fimbriated black vertical stripe at the hoist containing a representation of the Zimbabwe Bird in the canton in yellow.