List of Serbian flags

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This is a list of Serbian flags used in the past and present. For more information about the national flag, visit the article Flag of Serbia.


National flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Civil Flag of Serbia.svg 1990–present
1835–1945
Civil flag and ensign Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white
Flag of Serbia.svg
2004–present State flag and ensign Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white, with emblem left of center

Provincial flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Vojvodina.svg 2004–present Flag of Vojvodina Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white, with larger blue portion and three yellow stars representing Srem, Banat, and Bačka
Tradicionalna zastava Vojvodine sa grbom.svg 2016–present Traditional flag of Vojvodina Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white, with the traditional coat of arms in the middle

Governmental flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the President of Serbia.svg 2010–present Standard of the President of Serbia Square horizontal tricolor edged with greater arms
Standard of the President of the National Assembly of Serbia.svg 2010–present Standard of the President of the National Assembly Square horizontal tricolor with greater arms

Flags of municipalities and cities[edit]

Historical official flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Serbia (2004–2010).svg 2004–2010 Republic of Serbia Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white, with the Serbian eagle in the center.
Flag of Serbia (1992–2004).svg 1992–2004 Republic of Serbia
(FR Yugoslavia / Serbia and Montenegro)
Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white.
Flag of Serbia (1947–1992).svg 1945–1992 Socialist Republic of Serbia
(SFR Yugoslavia)
Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white, with red star in the center.
Flag of the Government of National Salvation (occupied Yugoslavia).svg 1941–1944 Government of National Salvation
(Nazi German occupation of Serbia)
Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white, with Serbian eagle escutcheoned.
State Flag of Serbia (1882-1918).svg 1882–1918 Kingdom of Serbia Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white, with royal coat of arms (incl. eagle and cross)
Flag of Serbia (1835-1882).svg 1835–1882 Principality of Serbia Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white

Medieval flags[edit]

Flag Date Use Description
Divellion of Emperor Dušan.png 1345–1355 Banner of Emperor Stefan Dušan Square, purple, with golden cross in center. Emperor Dušan adopted the divellion from the Byzantines.[1]
Flag of the Serbian Empire, bicolour, Hilandar.png 1345–1355 Serbian Imperial cavalry flag Triangular bicoloured flag of red and yellow. Emperor Dušan's Imperial cavalry flag, kept at the Hilandar on Mount Athos.[2]
Flag of the Serbian Empire, triband, Hilandar.png 1345–1355 Flag of Emperor Stefan Dušan
(alleged)
A triband of red at top and bottom and white in the center. Found at Hilandar by Dimitrije Avramović, alleged by the brotherhood to have been a flag of Emperor Dušan.[3]
Flag of the Serbian Empire, reconstruction.svg
Flag of the Serbian Empire, Byzantine version.svg
fl. 1339 Flag of Emperor Stefan Dušan
(Serbian Empire)
Yellow flag with red bicephalic eagle.[4] Angelino Dulcert's 1339 map included the flag of the Medieval Serbian Kingdom under Stefan Dušan (emperor after 1345).[5][6]
Flag of Serbia 1281.svg fl. 1234–1243 Flag of King Stefan Vladislav
(Medieval Kingdom of Serbia)
Horizontal bicolour of red and blue. Listed in the treasury of King Stefan Vladislav (r. 1234–1243) in Ragusa.[7][8] Oldest known Serbian flag.[7]

Other flags[edit]

Voivode flag from the First Serbian Uprising.
Flag of the regular army from the First Serbian Uprising.
1804 flag from the First Serbian Uprising
Flag Date Use Description
Flag of the Serbian Orthodox Church.svg n/a Serbian Orthodox Church Horizontal tricolor with centered Serbian cross.
Flag of the Republika Srpska.svg 1992–present Republika Srpska Horizontal tricolor of red, blue, and white.
Flag of Serbian national minority in Croatia.svg 2005–present Flag of Serbs of Croatia A tricolor of three equally sized horizontal red, blue and white.
Flag of the Republic of Eastern Slavonia - Baranja - and Western Syrmia.svg 1995–1998 Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Syrmia Horizontal tricolor of red, blue, and white.
State Flag of Serbian Krajina (1991).svg 1991–1995 Republic of Serbian Krajina Horizontal tricolor of red, blue, and white.
Flag of Serbian Krajina (1991).svg 1991 SAO Krajina Horizontal tricolor of red, blue, and white.
Flag of the Serbian Partisans.svg 1943–1945 Flag of Serbian Partisans Horizontal tricolor of red, blue and white, with red star in the center. Flag of Serbian Partisans used in the German-occupied Serbia and in areas of the Independent State of Croatia where Serbs lived. Used by war-time AVNOJ.
Flag of Serbia-Royal standard McCandless.png 1902–1917 Royal Standard of the Kingdom of Serbia As described in 1917 by Byron McCandless, Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor: Flags of the World.
Civil Flag of Serbia 1869.png 1869–1872 Principality of Serbia Horizontal tricolor of red, blue, and white, with Serbian cross escutcheoned and three six-pointed stars at the top.
Serbian flag 1839.jpg 1839 Principality of Serbia Horizontal tricolor of red, blue, and white, with royal coat of arms and four six-pointed stars in the upper left.
Flag of Serbia (1835).svg 1835 Principality of Serbia

Horizontal tricolor of red, white and blue, with Serbian cross flanked by oak and olive branches. From the Sretenje Constitution.

Flag of the Red Cross.svg 1815 Second Serbian Uprising A red cross on white background. Used at Takovo in 1815.
Serbian flag 1807.svg 1807 First Serbian Uprising Red and white with cross, moon, sun, and sword.
PrviSrpskiUstanak.png 1804–1813 First Serbian Uprising Red and blue with sword and Serbian cross.
Flag of Revolutionary Serbia.svg 1804–1813 First Serbian Uprising (Revolutionary Serbia) War flag during the First Serbian Uprising and Serbian Revolution. Red background with two coat of arms (the Serbian cross and Triballian boar) at the centre, Serbian Crown Jewels on the top and two Voivode flags on the bottom. Adopted as the flag of Topola.
Flag of Serbia (1792).svg 1790–1792 Habsburg-occupied Serbia (1788–92) Habsburg claim on Serbia.
Banner of Serbia at Ferdinand II's coronation (1618).svg 1618 Habsburg claim on Serbia Habsburg claim on Serbia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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