List of Azerbaijani flags

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This is a list of flags used in Azerbaijan.

National flag[change | change source]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg 1991 Flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan Tricolor with three horizontal stripes, the upper stripe of blue color, the middle stripe red and the lower one green with a white crescent and eight-pointed 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]

Governmental flags[change | change source]

Flag Date Use Description
Standard of the President of Azerbaijan.svg 1992–present Presidential standard National tricolor with the coat of arms in the center
Standard of the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.svg 2004–present Presidential standard (at sea) Naval ensign with national tricolor and the coat of arms in the center

Military flags[change | change source]

Flag Date Use Description
Army Flag of Azerbaijan.png 1991 Flag of the Azerbaijani Land Forces
Naval Flag of Azerbaijan.svg 1991 Ensign of the Azerbaijani Navy As Azerbaijan was formerly a Soviet republic, the naval ensign of Azerbaijan closely resembles the old Soviet equivalent; a star and crescent replaces the red star, a blue anchor replaces the hammer and sickle, and what used to be a simple light blue stripe at the bottom of the flag has been replaced by a wavy sort of pattern.
Coast Guard Flag of Azerbaijan.svg 1991 Flag of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan A green flag with the flag of the Navy in the upper left corner
Flag of the Azerbaijani Air Forces.png 1991 Flag of the Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force

Historical flags[change | change source]

Flag Date Use Description
Romanov Flag.svg 1858–1883 Flag of the Russian Empire A rectangular flag with three equal horizontal stripes: the upper stripe black, middle stripe yellow, and lower stripe white.
Flag of Russia.svg 1883–1917 Flag of the Russian Empire A rectangular flag 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.
Naval Ensign of Russia.svg 1813–1917 Ensign of the
Imperial Russian Navy
A blue saltire on a white field
Flag of the Centrocaspian Dictatorship.svg 1918 Flag of the
Centrocaspian Dictatorship

Three horizontal stripes, the upper and lower stripes of light blue color and the middle stripe red.

Flag of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).svg 1918 Flag of
Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
Source for the design of the current flag
1918 Flag of the
Baku Commune
Bears the text Бакинскiй Совнаркомь (Bakinskiy Sovnarkom)
Flag of Azerbaijan 1918.svg 1918–1920 Flag of
Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
Same as current flag
Azerbaijansovietrep1920-1921.svg 1920–1921 Flag of the Azerbaijan Socialist Soviet Republic
Flag of Transcaucasian SFSR (1925-1936).svg 1930s - 1936 Flag of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic Later flag of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
Flag AzSSR.svg 1937–1940 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
Flag АзССР.svg 1940–1952 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic.svg 1952–1991 Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic Last flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
Flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic (reverse).svg Reverse flag All flags of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union did not bear the hammer and sickle on their reverse side (back side).
Flag of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1937-1940).svg 1937–1940 Flag of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic One version of the flag of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Later versions show the text "Нахчыван МССР" (Naxçıvan MSSR, meaning Nakhichevan ASSR), placed on the flag of the Azerbaijan SSR of the time, without the Armenian name.
Flag of Nakhichevan ASSR.svg 1952–1991 Flag of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic Last flag of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Flag of the Soviet Union (1923).svg 1922–1923 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Flag of the Soviet Union (1924).svg 1923–1924 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Flag of the Soviet Union (1924-1936).svg 1924–1936 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg 1936–1955 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics A red flag, with the image at its upper left 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]
Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg 1955–1980 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Slight change of the hammer and sickle design from the previous Soviet national flag
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1980–1991 Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Slightly brighter red from the previous Soviet national flag
Red Army flag.svg 1946–1991 Flag of the Soviet Army
Naval Ensign of the Soviet Union 1923.svg 1924–1935 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
Naval Ensign of the Soviet Union 1935.svg 1935–1950 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
Naval Ensign of the Soviet Union.svg 1950–1992 Ensign of the
Naval Fleet of the USSR
Slight modification from previous design

Flags of municipalities and cities[change | change source]

Flag Date Description
Flag of Baku

References[change | change source]

  1. "Milli Məclis". www.meclis.gov.az.
  2. "Конституция СССР 1936 г." constitution.garant.ru.