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Flags of the Republic of Macedonia

This is a list of flags which have been, or are still today, used on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia or by ethnic Macedonians.

Republic of Macedonia

Flag Date Use Description
1995 –present Flag of the Republic of Macedonia (Civil, State and War Flag) A golden-yellow sun with eight rays extending to the edges of the red field.

Presidential standard

Flag Date Use Description
Coat of Arms of the President of the Republic of Macedonia [1]

Historical flags

Flag Date Use Description
1992 – 1995 Flag of the Republic of Macedonia A red flag with the yellow Vergina Sun in the middle.
1947 – 1991 Flag of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Three equal horizontal fields, blue on the top, white in the middle and red on the bottom, Red star in the center.
1946 – 1991 Flag of the People's Republic of Macedonia (1946 - 1963) and Socialist Republic of Macedonia (1963 - 1991) A red flag with a gold-edged red star in the canton.
1944 – 1946 Flag of Democratic Federal Macedonia A red flag with a so-called "fat" gold-edged red star in the middle of the flag.
1941 – 1945 Flag of Partisan movement Three equal horizontal fields, blue on the top, white in the middle and red on the bottom, Red star in the white field.
2.8.1903 - 12.8.1903 Flag of the Republic of Kruševo[1][2] A plain red flag.
1920s - present [3][4] Historical flag of the [5][6] Horizontal bicolor of red and black

Municipal flags

Note: This list is incomplete.
Flag Date Use Description
2012-present Aerodrom Municipality
? – Present Aračinovo Municipality A red flag with the coat of arms in the middle and two thin horizontal stripes.
? – Present Berovo Municipality A light (sky) blue flag with red insignia in the middle.
Bitola Municipality
? – Present Bogdanci Municipality A blue and red flag (two blue & two red cantons), with the Municipality coat-of-arms in the middle.
1996-present Bogovinje Municipality
1996-present Bosilovo Municipality
Brvenica Municipality
Centar Municipality
Čair Municipality
Čaška Municipality
Municipality of Češinovo-Obleševo
Centar Župa Municipality
Municipality of Čučer-Sandevo
Debar Municipality
Debarca Municipality
Municipality of Delčevo
Demir Hisar Municipality
Demir Kapija Municipality
Dojran Municipality
Dolneni Municipality
?-Present Gevgelija Municipality A flag with a blue bar over a white bar & the coat-of-arms of the Municipality near the mast of the flag.
Gostivar Municipality
Gradsko Municipality
1996-Present Ilinden Municipality A red vertical flag with a 12-pointed sun and the letter "I" in Cyrillic (И).
Jegunovce Municipality
Karbinci Municipality
Kavadarci Municipality
Kisela Voda Municipality
Kičevo Municipality
Municipality of Kočani
Konče Municipality
Kratovo Municipality
Kriva Palanka Municipality
Karpoš Municipality
Municipality of Krivogaštani
Municipality of Kruševo
2002-Present Kumanovo Municipality
Lipkovo Municipality
Lozovo Municipality
?-Present Makedonska Kamenica Municipality
Makedonski Brod Municipality
Municipality of Mavrovo and Rostuša
Mogila Municipality
Negotino Municipality
Novaci Municipality
Novo Selo Municipality
2014– Present Ohrid Municipality
Municipality of Pehčevo
Petrovec Municipality
Plasnica Municipality
? – Present Prilep Municipality A dark blue background with the municipal coat of arms, outlined in white, in the middle.
Municipality of Probištip
Radoviš Municipality
Rankovce Municipality
Resen (municipality)
Rosoman Municipality
Municipality of Sopište
Municipality of Staro Nagoričane
Municipality of Štip
?-Present Struga Municipality A blue vertical flag with the coat of arms in the middle.
?-Present Strumica Municipality A white vertical flag with the coat of arms and a blue-yellow border.
Municipality of Studeničani
Sveti Nikole Municipality
Tearce Municipality
?-Present Tetovo Municipality A red, black and yellow tricolor flag, the yellow one being the thickest.
Valandovo Municipality
Vasilevo Municipality
?-Present Veles Municipality
?-Present Vevchani Municipality
?-Present Vinica Municipality A red and blue bicolor flag with outline of Vinica Fortress and an icon.
Municipality of Vrapčište
Zelenikovo Municipality
1996-present Municipality of Želino
Zrnovci Municipality
Šuto Orizari Municipality

Government flags

Flag Date Use Description
- present Flag of Ministry Foreign Affairs of Republic of Macedonia
- present Flag of Ministry of Culture of Republic of Macedonia
1992-present Flag of the Army of Republic of Macedonia
1992-2013 Flag of Ministry of Infernal Affairs A blue flag with the emblem in the middle
1992-present Flag of Uniformed members of MIA A blue flag with the emblem in the middle
-present Flag of Special Police Force - Tiger
- present Flag of Border Police of Republic of Macedonia A green flag with the emblem in the middle
- present Flag of Customs of Macedonia

Universities

Flag Date Use Description
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje
St. Clement of Ohrid University of Bitola
University of Information Science and Technology "St. Paul The Apostle"
Goce Delčev University of Štip
State University of Tetovo
South East European University
FON University
Euro College Kumanovo

Military flags

Flag Date Use Description
1944 Flag of the First Macedonian Brigade (II WW) red flag and the lower half of the flag the unit's name is written in yellow capital Cyrillic letters
2009-present Flag of 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade red flag with the coat of arms of Macedonia on the upper left and the unit's badge on upper right and the lower half of the flag the unit's name is written in yellow capital Cyrillic letters
1999-present Flag of Armour Battalion yellow with the unit's badge in the middle, the lower half of the flag the unit's name is written in yellow capital Cyrillic letters
1992-present Flag of Military Police Battalion green flag with the unit's badge in the middle
--present Flag of Combat Helicopter Squadron blue flag with the unit's badge in the middle

Religious flags

Flag Date Use Description
-present Flag of Macedonian Orthodox Church - Ohrid Archbishopric red flag with the COA of MOC-OA in the middle
Old flag of Macedonian Orthodox Church
-present
-present Bigorski Monastery
-present Christian Adventist Church
-present Christian Baptist Church-Radosna Vest
-present Maran-Ata
-present Christian Baptist Church-Bozhji Glas
-present Islamic Religious Community of Macedonia
-present Flag of Islamic Religious Community of Macedonia green flag with the crescent and the star in the middle

Political Parties flags

Flag Date Use Description
IMRO-DPMNU
SDUM
-present Flag of Liberal-Democrat Party of Macedonia
New Social Democratic Party
Dostoinstvo
-present Flag of New Social-Democrat Party of Macedonia
Socialist Party of Macedonia
Democratic Renewal of Macedonia
-present Flag of People's Movement for Macedonia
-present Flag of Party of United Democrats of Macedonia
Logo of BDI
Albanian Democratic Party
Democratic Party of Turks
-present Flag of Political Party of Macedonians in Albania Macedonian flag from 1992 with the cyrillic yellow letters of the name of the political party
1936-1941 Flag of MANAPO
1944-1990 League of Communists of Yugoslavia Flag on Macedonian

Macedonian Diaspora flags

Flag Date Use Description
-present Flag of the Macedonians in Serbia
-present Flag of Macedonians in Bulgaria
-present Flag of Macedonians in Greece The Rainbow Party flag in Greece.
-present Flag of Macedonians in Albania
-present Flag of Macedonians in USA
-present Flag of Macedonian in Argentine
-present Macedonian Australian Community Organisation
-present Flag of Macedonians in Uruguay
-present Macedonian Alliance Sweden
-present United Macedonians (from Canada)

Other

Flag Date Use Description
1990s –1990s Ethnic Macedonian flag A red flag with the lion from the 1741 coat of arms of the geographical region of Macedonia
-present Neo Macedonian Flag Flag for 'Greece is Macedonia' as a response to the Blue Sun of Vergina Flag. Used on football matches.
-present Neo Macedonian Flag (2) Similar to the above flag. This flag is used on football matches.
2015 Flag of 2015 Opposition Protests in Macedonia
Macedonian 4 in 1 flag

Companies flags

Government

Flag Date Use Description
-present Flag of Macedonian Customs
-present Flag of Macedonian Railway
-present Macedonian Post
-present Macedonian Stock Exchange
-present Macedonian Forest

Privet

Flag Date Use Description
-present EVN Macedonia
-present Macedonian Telekom
-present Makpetrol Macedonia
-present Okta Macedonia
-present Komercijalna Banka
-present Agrofila

Organizations flags

Flag Date Use Description
1992-present Flag of the World Macedonian Congress red flag with the star of Kutlesh in the middle
-present Regular Grand Lodge of Macedonia
-present Grand Lodge of Macedonia
-present Koledari Kumanovo
1990-present Kumani Zapad
-present Kumanovo Astronomical Club
Flag of Macedonian Herald Society red flag with the COA of the society
2001-present Flag of Alliance of Defenders Kumanovo
2004-present Flag of Macedonian United Forces Star from Kutlesh on black background

References

  1. ^ Considered to be Bulgarian in Bulgaria, see: Xисарлъшка-Танова, С. Знамената на Илинденско-Преображенското въстание 1903 г. — издателство: Векове, 1983, № 3, стр. 77.
  2. ^ The insurgents in Krushevo flew also Bulgarian flags everywhere. See: "Who are the Macedonians", Published by C. Hurst & Co. Publishers, 2000, ISBN 1-85065-534-0, by Hugh Poulton - p. 57.
  3. ^ In an article from the Macedonian journalist Spase Shuplinovski in the Macedonian mainstream daily newspaper Utrinski vesnik - issue 1166, October 16, 2006 is described, that the flag of the Macedonian party VMRO - DPMNE was adopted from IMRO, which was established in 1920 and was banned in 1934.
  4. ^ In official speech in Macedonian Parliament in June, 2008 on the occasion of the enacting a Law about the usage of the flags in Republic of Macedonia, the deputy Yani Macraduli has maintained, the red - black flag of IMRO dates (was created) during the leadership of Todor Alexandrov, i.e. - 1920s.
  5. ^ The IMRO flag is considered to be Bulgarian in Bulgaria, see: "100 years IMARO" (in Bulgarian) ISBN 954-8187-10-8, Publisher: Macedonian Scientifis Institute, Authors: Professor D. Michev, Ph.D. D. Gotsev, Sofia - 1994, p. 7.
  6. ^ However, according to Academician Ivan Katardjev, Director of the Historical Sciences section in the Department of Social Sciences in the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts the policy of IMRO leader in the beginning of the 1920s, Todor Alexandrov served the Bulgarian interests, see: "Утрински весник", Issue 1806, 16.10.2006[2] and the policy of IMRO leader in the second half of 1920s until its ban in 1934, Ivan Mihailov, for establishment of an independent Macedonian state, meant a Macedonian state of the Bulgarians in Macedonia, see: "Утрински весник", Issue 1806, 16.10.2006.[3]
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