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List of flags of Latvia

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Title: List of flags of Latvia  
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Subject: List of flags of Iraq, List of flags of Kenya, List of USSR navy flags, List of Falkland Islands flags, List of flags of Luxembourg
Collection: Flags of Latvia, Latvia-Related Lists, Lists and Galleries of Flags
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List of flags of Latvia

The following is a list of flags of Latvia.


  • National flag and State flag 1
  • Governmental standards 2
  • Military flags 3
  • Military pendants 4
  • Historical flags 5
  • See also 6

National flag and State flag

Flag Date Use Description
State flag and civil ensign Dimensions: 10 horizontally and 2:1:2 vertically.

Governmental standards

Flag Date Use Description
Presidential standard
1995–present) Speaker of the Saeima
1995–present) Prime Minister's standard
2002–present) Defence Minister

Military flags

Flag Date Use Description
Naval ensign
Naval jack
? The Flag of CinC of Army Like the naval ensign, but with the naval jack in canton
?—Present The Flag of CinC of Naval Forces Like the naval ensign, but with the naval ensign in canton
?—Present Flotilla Admiral’s Flag
?—Present Rear Admiral’s Flag
?—Present Border guard

Military pendants

Flag Date Use Description
?—Present The Pendant of Commander of Flotilla
?—Present The Pendant of Commander of Squadron
?—Present The Pendant of Commander of Division
?—Present Warship Pendant

Historical flags

Flag Date Use Description
1953–1990 Flag of the Latvian SSR
1944–1953 Second Soviet occupation (Latvian SSR)
1941–1945 German occupation (Reichskommissariat Ostland)
1940–1941 First Soviet occupation
1919–1920 Flag of the short-lived Latvian Socialist Soviet Republic
1918 Flag of the short-lived United Baltic Duchy
1651–1689 Flag of overseas Courland
1562–1795 Flag of the Duchy of Courland and Semigallia

See also

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