About Flagpedia.net

Flagpedia.net is a carefully maintained website with a goal to provide best overview and source of country flags.

Flag images from this website are over 12 years widely used in news magazines, websites, software, mobile apps and master's theses. One of excellent research with using Flagpedia.net as the main source is What is the most patriotic color on Time.com.

Included country flags

  • All 249 countries that are part of ISO 3166-1 country codes
  • Kosovo with code XK that is not currently part of ISO 3166-1, but is temporary used by many organizations (IMF, SWIFT, European Commission)
  • Constituent countries of the United Kingdom (ISO 3166-2:GB):
    • England GB-ENG
    • Northern Ireland GB-NIR
    • Scotland GB-SCT
    • Wales GB-WLS


Some countries have unofficial flags assigned. They are more frequently used than official flags and also correspond to emoji:

There are a few countries having the same flag as another country:


Flag images are based on vector files from Wikipedia Commons. We are automatically notified of changes and manually review them before processing.


Flag images are in the public domain (exempt from copyright). You can also download all flags for non-commercial and even commercial use for free. If it is possible, please indicate the source Flagpedia.net, thanks!


Author and the main maintainer of this website is David Krmela, founder of several educational websites and member of Czech Vexillological Society.


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