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List of Azerbaijani flags

This is a list of flags used in Azerbaijan.

National Flag

Flag Date Use Description
1991 Flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan Three horizontal stripes, the upper stripe of blue colour, the middle stripe red and the lower one green with a white crescent and eightpointed star in the middle of the red stripe on both sides of the flag. The proportion of the width to the length is 1 to 2.[1]

Military Flags

Flag Date Use Description
1991 Flag of the Navy
1991 Flag of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan.

Historical Flags

Flag Date Use Description
1858–1883 Flag of the Russian Empire A rectangular cloth with three equal horizontal stripes: the upper stripe black, middle stripe yellow, and lower stripe white.
1883–1917 Flag of the Russian Empire A rectangular cloth with three equal horizontal stripes: the upper stripe white, middle stripe blue, and lower stripe red. The ratio of the width of the flag to its length is 2 to 3.
1813–1917 Ensign of the
Imperial Russian Navy
A blue saltire on a white field
1918 Flag of the
Centrocaspian Dictatorship
Three horizontal stripes, the upper and lower stripes of light blue colour and the middle stripe red.
1918 Flag of the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic Three horizontal stripes, the upper stripe of yellow colour, the middle stripe black and the lower one red.
1918 Flag of
Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
Source for the design of the current flag
1918–1920 Flag of
Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
Three horizontal stripes, the upper stripe of blue colour, the middle stripe red and the lower one green with a white crescent and eightpointed star in the middle of the red stripe on both sides of the flag. The proportion of the width to the length is 1 to 2.
1920–1921 Flag of the Azerbaijan Socialist Soviet Republic
1930s - 1936 Flag of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic Later flag of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
1937–1940 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
1945–1946 Flag of the Azerbaijan People's Government
1940–1952 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
1952–1991 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic Last flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
1937–1940 Flag of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic One version of the flag of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Later versions bore the text "Нахчыван МССР" (Naxçıvan MSSR, meaning Nakhichevan ASSR), placed on the flag of the Azerbaijan SSR of the time, without the Armenian name.
1923–1955 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics A red cloth, with the image at its upper hoist corner of a gold hammer and sickle, and above them a red five-pointed star, framed in gold. The ratio of width to length is 1:2.[2]
1955–1980 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Slight change of the hammer and sickle design from the previous Soviet national flag
1980–1991 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Slightly brighter red from the previous Soviet national flag
1946–1991 Flag of the Soviet Army
1924–1935 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
1935–1950 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
1950–1992 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
Slight modification from previous design

References

  1. ^ http://www.meclis.gov.az/?/az/topcontent/2 Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan
  2. ^ http://constitution.garant.ru/DOC_8003.htm 1936 Constitution of the USSR
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