List of Taiwanese flags

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The flag of the Republic of China, the entity currently in control of Taiwan.

Taiwan has been controlled by various governments and has been associated with various flags throughout its history. Since 1945, the Republic of China controls the island; thus the flag most commonly associated with it is the Flag of the Republic of China. Since Taiwan makes up almost 100% of the ROC's territory, the country is usually referred to as Taiwan.

National flags

Political divisions

Below are the flags used in the political divisions of Taiwan.

Special municipalities

Flag Duration Use Description
100px 2010- Kaohsiung City

高雄市

Stylized "高". Colors symbolizing sunshine, vitality, environmental protection, & ocean.

http://www.kcg.gov.tw/CP.aspx?n=1FA00AF1B01EEB41&s=B5FC50A1C806D74A

Flag of New Taipei City.svg 2010- New Taipei City

新北市

Highly stylized "北" in the form of four hearts arranged to resemble a four-leaf clover.

http://www.ntpc.gov.tw/ch/home.jsp?id=53&parentpath=0,5,10

100px 2008– Taichung City
Flag of Tainan City.svg 2010– Tainan City
Flag of Taipei City.svg 2010- Taipei City
Flag of Taoyuan City.svg Taoyuan City

Provincial cities

Flag Duration Use Description
100px Chiayi City
100px Hsinchu City
100px Keelung City

Counties

Flag Duration Use Description
Flag of Changhua County.svg Changhua County
100px Chiayi County
100px Hsinchu County
100px Hualien County
100px Kinmen County
100px Lienchiang County
100px Miaoli County
100px Nantou County
100px Penghu County
100px Pingtung County
100px Taitung County
Flag of Yilan County.svg Yilan County
100px Yunlin County

Military flags

Flag Duration Use Description
Flag of the Republic of China Army.svg Flag of the Republic of China Army (formerly National Revolutionary Army) The Blue Sky with a White Sun with a red border.
Naval Jack of the Republic of China.svg Republic of China Navy Identical to the Kuomintang flag (see below).
100px Republic of China Air Force
100px Republic of China Marine Corps
100px Republic of China Military Police

Other state flags

Flag Duration Use Description
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg 1979– Chinese Taipei's Olympic flag. The ROC is recognized as "Chinese Taipei" in the Olympics, due to the political status of Taiwan.
Commander-in-Chief Flag of the Republic of China.svg 1929– Standard of the President of the Republic of China
Standard of the Vice President of the Republic of China.svg 1947–1986 Standard of the Vice President of the Republic of China Abolished with Act of Ensign of the Republic of China Navy (海軍旗章條例) on Jan. 3rd, 1986.
Civil Ensign of the Republic of China.svg 1929–1966 Civil Ensign of the Republic of China Four serrated yellow stripes are added to the flag of the Republic of China for use as a civil ensign at sea. Present civil ensign is national flag.

Non-state flags

Flag Duration Use Description
Naval Jack of the Republic of China.svg 1895– Kuomintang flag (shared as the Naval Jack of the nation). The "Blue Sky with a White Sun", 12 rays of the sun represent progressive ideals.
100px 1986– Democratic Progressive Party flag.
100px Taiwan Solidarity Union flag.

See also