List of flags of Vietnam

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The following is a list of flags of Vietnam :

National flag[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Vietnam.svg July 2, 1976 – present State flag and civil ensign. A large yellow star centered on a red field (2:3).

Royal standards[edit]

Flag Duration Use Name/Description
Red flag.svg 1778 – 1793 Flag of Tây Sơn Dynasty (Thái Đức)[citation needed] Red field with yellow border.
Flag of Central Vietnam (1885-1890).svg 1885 – 1890 Flag of emperor Đồng Khánh Đại Nam Kỳ (National Flag of the Great South). Đại Nam (, great south) was the official name of Vietnam at this time. "大" is rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise, while "南" is rotated 90 degree clockwise.
Flag of South Vietnam.svg 1890 – 1920 Flag of emperors Thành Thái, Duy Tân and Khải Định Dragon Star Flag.[1] Influences:
First flag of the Nguyen Dynasty.svg 1920 – 1945 Flag of emperors Khải Định and Bảo Đại A yellow field with a single red stripe. Referred to as the Long tinh or Dragon Star Flag. Influences: Flag of South Vietnam.svg
Second flag of the Nguyen Dynasty.svg May 8 – August 30, 1945 Flag of emperor Bảo Đại A yellow field with a single red stripe. Referred to as the Long tinh or Dragon Spirit Emperor Flag. Influences: First flag of the Nguyen Dynasty.svg
June 2, 1948 – October 25, 1955 Flag of emperor Bảo Đại A yellow field with three red stripes. The stripes represent the Quẻ Càn, or Qian trigram, also interpreted as representing the three regions of Vietnam (North, Central, and South). Influences: Trigram hemel.png, Second flag of the Nguyen Dynasty.svg

Personal standards of kings[edit]

Flag Duration Use Name/Description
1788 – 1802 Standards of emperor Quang Trung Quang Trung Đế kỳ (光中帝旗) or Quang Trung Emperor Standard. Influences: link=First flag of Tây Sơn Dynasty
Personal Flag of Emperor Minh Mang.svg 1821 – 1922 Standard of emperor Nguyễn Thánh Tổ Yellow field with gold border. Influences:
Imperial Standard of Nguyen Dynasty1.svg 1922 – 1945 Personal standard of emperors Khải Định and Bảo Đại Flag ratio : 2:3. Influences:
Nguyen Imperial Pennon (m3).png 1802 – 1945 Imperial pennon of Nguyen Dynasty Influences:
Nguyen Imperial Pennon (m4).gif 1802 – 1945 Imperial pennon of Nguyen Dynasty Flag ratio : 1:2. Influences:
Personal standard of State Chief Bao Dai.png 1948 – 1955 Personal standard of State Chief Bảo Đại Flag ratio : 2:3. Influences: Nguyen Imperial Pennon (m3).png

Presidential standards[edit]

Flag Duration Use Name/Description
Presidential Standard of South Vietnam (1955-1963).png 1955 – 1963 Presidential Standard of the First Vietnamese Republic Tiết trực tâm hư[2] (2:3).

Political flags[edit]

Military flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the People's Army of Vietnam.svg 1955–present Flag of Vietnam People's Army A yellow star centered on a red field, and yellow words "Quyết thắng" (determined to win) in the upper left (2:3).
Vietnam Border Defense Force flag.svg 1958–present Flag of Vietnam Border Defense Force A yellow star centered on a red field (2:3).
Flag of Vietnam Information and Communications Force.svg 1958–present Flag of Vietnam Information and Communications Force A yellow star centered on a red field (2:3).
Flag of the Vietnam People's Air Force.svg 1959–present Flag of the Vietnam People's Air Force A yellow star centered on a red field (2:3).
Ensign of Vietnam People's Navy.svg 2014–present Ensign of the Vietnam People's Navy A white flag with emblem of Vietnam People's Navy in its upper canton with a blue strip below (2:3).[3] Influences: USSR, Flag commander 1950 staff.svg
Flag of the Republic of Vietnam Military Forces.svg 1955 – 1975 War flag Yellow flag with three stripes, and the emblem of (gold eagle) in the middle (3:4). Influences:
Flag of the RVNMF.svg 1955 – 1975 Flag of the Republic of Vietnam Military Forces Flag ratio : 3:4.
Flag of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.svg 1955 – 1975 Flag of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam Flag ratio : 3:4.
Flag of the South Vietnamese navy.png 1952 – 1975 Service flag of the Republic of Vietnam Navy Flag ratio : 2:3.
Flag of the Republic of Vietnam Air Force.svg 1955 – 1975 Flag of the Republic of Vietnam Air Force Flag ratio : 2:3.
Flag of the Republic of Vietnam Marine Division.svg 1968 – 1975 Flag of Republic of Vietnam Marine Division Flag ratio : 2:3.
RVN National Police Flag.svg 1955 – 1975 Flag of Republic of Vietnam National Police[4] Flag ratio : 2:3.
Flag of the Vietnamese National Army.svg 1949 – 1955 Flag of Vietnamese National Army Yellow flag with three stripes, and the name of State of Vietnam (3:4). Influences : Flag of South Vietnam.svg
Flag of Annam (French protectorate).svg 1923 – March 9, 1945 Flag of Tirailleurs indochinois French flag canton on a yellow field (1:1). Influences: Flag of France.svg Personal Flag of Emperor Minh Mang.svg

Ensigns[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
1802 – 1885 Ensign[5] of the Nguyễn Dynasty Flag ratio is 3:5. Influences:
Ensign of French Indochina.svg 1923 – 1945,
1945 – 1949
Civil and Naval Ensign of French Indochina A vertical tricolour of blue, white and red on swallow tail yellow ensign. (proportions 1:2). Influences: Flag of Colonial Annam.svgFlag of French Governor in French Colony.svg
Naval Ensign of French Cochinchina.svg 1868 – 1945 Naval Ensign of Cochinchina Influences:Masthead pennant of France.svg
Naval ensign of South Vietnam.svg 1952 – 1975 Naval Ensign of the State of Vietnam and Republic of Vietnam Yellow field with three red stripes and an anchor in the middle (2:3). Influences: Flag of South Vietnam.svg
Flag of Saint Tran.png 1956 – 1975 Flag of Saint Tran Flag ratio is 2:2.

Flags of Vietnamese subjects[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Areas with special status[edit]

Flag Duration Use Name/Description
1868–1945 Flag of French Cochinchina[6] A yellow field with black border. Cochinchina is a precursor of South Vietnam. Influences :
Flag of Republic of Cochinchina.svg 1946 Flag of the Autonomous Republic of Cochinchina A yellow field with two yellow strips and three blue strips. Influences :
1946–1948 Flag of the Autonomous Republic of Cochinchina A yellow field with two white strips and three blue strips. Influences : Flag of Republic of Cochinchina.svg
Flag of Sedang.svg 1888–1889 Flag of the Kingdom of Sedang[7] A white cross centered on a blue field.
Flag of Tay Khao.png 1944–1953 Flag of the Tai Dón people[8][9] A large red square centered on a yellow field (2:3).
Flag of the Montagnard country of South Indochina.svg 1946–1950 Flag of the Montagnard country of South Indochina Influences : Flag of France.svg
Flag of Tai Autonomous Territory.svg 1946–1950 Flag of Tai Autonomous Territory Influences : Flag of France.svg
Flag of Tay Dam.png 1950–1955 Flag of Sip Song Chau Tai[10] A vertical tricolour of blue, white, and red : One white stripe is between two blue stripes, a red star with 16 rays is in white field. Influences : Flag of Tai Autonomous Territory.svg
Flag of the Tay people (1947-1954).svg 1947–1954 Flag of the Tay people Flag ratio : 2:3.
Flag of Muong Autonomous Region.svg 1947–1954 Flag of the Muong people[8] A large white pentagram centered on a green field (2:3). Influences : Flag of Morocco.svg
Flag of Khmer Mountain Tribes.svg  ? – 1975 Flag of Khmer Mountain Tribes A green field with a white star what has 16 rays charged in the left.
Flag of the Republic of Central Highlands and Champa.svg 1964 – 1965 Flag of Republic of Central Highlands and Champa Influences : Flag of FULRO.svg Bandera Front Alliberament Cham.svg
Bandera Front Alliberament Cham.svg 1965 Flag of Republic of Champa Flag ratio : 2:3.
Lahu flag.svg  ? – ? Flag of Lahu Flag ratio : 3:5. Influences : Flag of Myanmar.svg
FNL Flag.svg 1969–1976 Flag of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam. A yellow star on a red and blue background. Influences: Flag of Vietnam.svg
Flag of KKF.svg 1985 – ? Flag of Khmer Krom Rectangular tricolour with three equal-size horizontal bands : the upper one is blue, the middle yellow, and the lower red (3:5). Influences : Flag of LFKK.png

Historical flags[edit]

Flag Duration Use Name/Description
Red flag.svg 1771 – 1778 Flag of Tây Sơn uprising Red field with yellow border.
1863 Flag of the Diplomatic Delegation of Annam from Red Sea to France. Yellow field with four red word "Đại-Nam khâm-sứ" (大南欽使旗). Influences : Personal Flag of Emperor Minh Mang.svg
Flag of France.svg 1887 – 1923 Flag of French colonial empire A vertical tricolour of blue, white, and red.
1917 Flag of Empire of Daihung[11] Five red round-stars centered on a yellow field.
Flag of Colonial Annam.svg 1923 – March 9, 1945
September 23, 1945 – 1953
The protectorate flag of French Indochina French flag canton on a yellow field. Influences: Flag of France.svg Personal Flag of Emperor Minh Mang.svg
Flag of Nghe Tinh Soviet Movement.svg 1930 – 1931 Flag of the Red Guards (Nghe-Tinh Revolt) Flag ratio : 2:3. Influences : link=Flag of Communist Party of Vietnam
Drapeau de Groupe Lumière.svg 1936 – 1945 Flag of the Enlightenment Union[12] Flag ratio : 2:3.
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg March 9 – August 14, 1945 Flag of Empire of Japan and the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere Flag ratio : 7:10. Disc is shifted 1% towards the hoist (left).
First flag of the Nguyen Dynasty.svg March 11 – May 8, 1945 Flag of the Empire of Vietnam (Japanese puppet state) A yellow field with a single red stripe.
May 8 – August 30, 1945 Flag of the Empire of Vietnam A yellow field with three red stripes. The stripes represent the Quẻ Ly, or Li trigram. Influences : Trigram vuur.png
Flag of Binh Xuyen Army.svg 1945 – 1960 Flag of Bình Xuyên A dark red banner and a small blue banner inside, a small yellow star centered on a blue banner (2:3). Influences : Flag of North Vietnam (1945-1955).svg
Flag of South Vietnam.svg June 2, 1948 – April 30, 1975 Flag of the Provisional Central Government of Vietnam (1948-1949), the State of Vietnam (1949-1955) and South Vietnam (1955-1975), was designed by painter Lê Văn Đệ and adopted by Emperor Bảo Đại in 1948.[13] A yellow field with three red stripes. The stripes represent the Quẻ Càn, or Qian trigram, also interpreted as representing the three regions of Vietnam (North, Central, and South). Influences: Trigram hemel.png, Second flag of the Nguyen Dynasty.svg
Flag of North Vietnam (1945-1955).svg September 2, 1945 – February 18, 1947
October 10, 1954 – November 30, 1955
Flag of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in Northern Vietnam A red field with a large yellow star.
Flag of Vietnam.svg November 30, 1955 – present Flag of Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1955-1976) and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (1976–present) A red field with a large yellow star. Influences : link=Flag of Democratic Republic of Vietnam link=Flag of Soviet Union
Flag of Vietnamese Revolutionary Army.svg 1929 – 1946 Flag of Vietnamese Revolutionary Army, used at Yen Bai mutiny[14] Two equal horizontal bands, red (top) and white (bottom). Influences : link=Flag of Vietnamese Nationalist Party
Vietnam People's Navy flag.png 1955 – 2014 Flag of Vietnam People's Navy A yellow star centered on a red field (2:3).
Flag of Vietnamese Republican Youth Movement.svg 1961 – 1963 Flag of Vietnamese Republican Youth Movement (Thanh Nữ Cộng Hòa) Flag ratio is 2:3.
 ? 1961 – 1976 Flag of Liberation Army of South Vietnam[15] A variant of flag of Vietnam People's Army. Influences : link=Flag of National Liberation Front for South Vietnam link=Flag of Vietnam People's Army
4-T.png 1965 – 1970 Flag of 4-T Union[16] A large green four-leaf clover centered on a white field.
Flag of National Progressive Movement.svg 1968 – 1973 Flag of National Progressive Movement[17] Two horizontal red stripes enveloping a horizontal yellow stripe. The red arrow in the middle of the yellow stripe. Influences : link=Flag of New Greater Viet Party

See also[edit]

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