List of Macanese flags

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This is a list of flags of Macau.

Official Flag[edit]

Flag Duration Use Description
Flag of Macau.svg 1999– Flag of Macau A lotus flower above a stylized bridge and water in white, beneath an arc of five gold, five-pointed stars on a green field[1]

Historical Flags[edit]

Flag Duration Use Description
Flag of Portugal (1667).svg 1557–1707 Flag of Portugal, used in colonial era Macau The Portuguese flag was used in colonial-era Macau, as there was no territorial flag.
Flag of Portugal (1707).svg 1707-1816 Flag of Portugal, used in colonial era Macau The Portuguese flag was used in colonial-era Macau, as there no territorial flag
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and Algarves.svg 1816-1830 Flag of Portugal, used in colonial era Macau The Portuguese flag was used in colonial-era Macau, as there no territorial flag
Flag of Portugal (1830).svg 1830–1911 Flag of Portugal, used in colonial era Macau The Portuguese flag was used in colonial-era Macau, as there was no territorial flag.
Flag of Portugal.svg 1911–1975 Flag of Portugal, used in colonial era Macau The Portuguese flag was used in colonial-era Macau, as there was no territorial flag.
Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg 1975–1999 Flag of the Municipality of Macau, one of two local municipal governments. A light blue field charged with the coat of arms of the Municipality of Macau. This was the flag used at sporting events and 1999 China Handover.
Flag of the Government of Portuguese Macau (1976–1999).svg 1975–1999 Flag of Portuguese colonial Government of Macau. A light blue field charged with the official coat of arms of the Portuguese colony of Macau. During the Portuguese administration this flag also represented the territory of Macau in the international forums, although it was not the official flag of the Portuguese colony.
Flag of Portuguese Macau Unofficial.svg Not Official Variant flag of Portuguese colonial Government of Macau. Unofficial variant without a mural crown representing the Kingdom of the Algarve castles in the coat of arms. This flag was found at the University of Macau in a photo of International University Sports Federation event and it was used in the parade of nations. Although this flag was never used officially, some sports media used it instead of the Portuguese Flag to represent the colony.

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