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List of Pakistani flags

This is a list of flags used in Pakistan.

Contents

  • National Flag 1
  • Government Flags 2
  • Civil Ensign 3
  • Civil Air Ensign 4
  • Provincial and Territorial Flags 5
  • Military 6
  • Pakistan Police 7
  • References 8

National Flag

Flag Date Use Description
1947–present National flag of Pakistan Two stripes, three fourths green, one fourth white, with the traditional Islamic symbols of a crescent & star on the green section.

Government Flags

Flag Date Use Description
1998–present Standard of the President of Pakistan The crescent and star surrounded by wheat branches on a green field, with the Urdu name for Pakistan below.
1974–1998 Standard of the President of Pakistan The crescent and star surrounded by wheat branches on a green field, with the Urdu name for Pakistan below.
1956–1967 Standard of the President of Pakistan The crescent and star surrounded by wheat branches on a blue field, with the Urdu name for Pakistan below.
1954–present Standard of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Ratio: 1:1
1953–1956 Standard of the Governor-General of Pakistan The Governor-General flag of Pakistan was used from 1953 until 1956.
1947–1953 Standard of the Governor-General of Pakistan The flag from 1947 to 1956, the Governor-General of Pakistan used a dark blue flag bearing the royal crest (a lion standing on the Crown), beneath which was the word 'PAKISTAN' in gold majuscules. The same design is still used by many other Governors-General. This last flag was the personal flag of the Governor-General only. This flag was used from 1947 until 1952.

Civil Ensign

Flag Date Use Description
1947–present Civil Ensign of Pakistan A red ensign with the Flag of Pakistan in the canton influenced by the British design

Civil Air Ensign

Flag Date Use Description
Civil Air Ensign of Pakistan An ensign with the Flag of Pakistan in the canton influenced by the British design

Provincial and Territorial Flags

Flag Date Use Description
Islamabad Capital Territory provincial flag The flag shown is a proposed flag for Islamabad - the capital of Pakistan. The flag for Islamabad - capital of Pakistan - is primarily based on the National Flag of Pakistan. The diagonal design is to differentiate it from the national flag. The square shape is to make the triangles symmetric. The star and crescent are 'regular' as in the National flag. The black colour is added to give it a distinct look. Black was the colour used for the flag at the time of the conquest of Makkah by the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
Sindh provincial flag A traditional green flag, with the provincial emblem in the centre.
Punjab provincial flag A traditional green flag, with the provincial emblem in the centre. The emblem reflects Punjab's natural resources: its wheat, and the five rivers which give the province its name in Persian (from Punj = Five, Aab = Waters).
Khyber Pakhtunkwa provincial flag A traditional green flag, with the provincial emblem on the flag shows the Jamrud fort which guards the Khyber Pass, and mountains in the back.
Gilgit–Baltistan territory flag A traditional green flag, with the provincial emblem on the flag showing the Baltit Fort and the Skardu Fort which guards the Himalayas (including K2), the designated national peak in the back.
Federally Administered Tribal Areas territory flag A traditional green flag, with the provincial emblem in the centre.
Balochistan provincial flag A traditional green flag, with the provincial emblem in the centre. The emblem shows stylised mountains of this barren province and the principal mode of transport: the Dromedary camel, also the provincial animal of Pakistani Balochistan.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir territory flag The flag displays the Pakistani national colours, white and dark green, with a crescent and star to represent the Muslim majority, and a saffron square to represent the Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh and other minorities of the disputed region, the colours are clearly influenced by the Mughal Empire. The four white stripes symbolize the main rivers of the Kashmir region; Indus, Jhelum, Chenab and Ravi. It also represents the five geographic divisions of the disputed territory, Baltistan, Gilgit, Jammu, the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh.[1]

Military

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Pakistan Army A version of the Flag of Pakistan, with the Army's badge
Ensign of the Pakistan Air Force A light blue ensign with the Flag of Pakistan in the canton, and the Air Force's roundel
Standard of the Pakistan Navy The Navy's badge on the National Flag
Ensign of the Pakistan Navy National flag, but with ratio: 1:2
Naval jack of the Pakistan Navy The Navy's badge on a blue field
Standard of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Pakistan Trimmed with green, white, red, yellow, dark blue, and light blue intermingled fringe; the national flag with which it is displayed has green and white intermingled fringe.

Pakistan Police

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Punjab Police Pakistan A version of the Flag of Pakistan, with Pakistan Punjab's Police
Flag of the Sindh Police Pakistan A version of the Flag of Pakistan, with Pakistan Sindh's Police
Flag of the Balochistan Police Pakistan A version of the Flag of Balochistan Police Pakistan, with Pakistan 's Police
Flag of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Pakistan A version of the Flag of Pakistan, with Pakistan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Police

References

  1. ^ http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/pk-azkas.html
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