Top Ten Most Underrated National Flags

The Top Ten

South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana more.

This flag is filled of so many colors. And it has a really good design. - Kiteretsunu

I really do like the design

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked sovereign state located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers.

Just how the colours are related to the upkeeping of the country's resources is on point. also the design is lovely

Zimbabwe's flag is beautiful, and so is the country and the people!


I like the dragon on this flag. Really original! - keyson

I Love this flag. - darthvadern


Today I'm going to vote for another country over my own beloved United Kingdom. The Australian and New Zealand flags are two of the most striking and beautiful flags in the world. Can I help it if they sport the great Union flag too? - Britgirl

I've always admired this flag. The Union Jack goes really well with the Southern Cross. - PositronWildhawk

A beautiful flag that goes well with its colours

The mighty Jack makes it all the better!

United Kingdom

Carries a lot of meaning, it's a bond between 3 countries with all their falgs incorperated
(Wales didn't get a look in unfortunately) - Opinionatedarsehole

Well, I don't mean to bias this list, but I had to put my country's amazing flag in somewhere. - PositronWildhawk

How is the British flag underrated? I recently went to Italy... the British flag was a style icon.

The best flag in the world, on List of flags it jumps out, I am biased though as I'm British!

South Korea

This is a really artistic flag. It's meant to represent the red sun over the sea. - PositronWildhawk

Actually no, but it is the best flag


I like the intriquite designs on the left side of the flag. It's very vivid. - ethanmeinster

Slovenia Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a nation state in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.
Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.
Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.

The Contenders

Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

Striking to look at, yet it tends to be ignored. - PositronWildhawk


It has a nice color combination and a great design with its three stars and a sun.

It has a nice color combination and a great design with its three stars and a sun.

It has a nice color combination and a very good design with the 3 stars and sun.

Perfectly made and designed.

India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

The top half is white, the bottom half is a vibrant green, and a big dragon resides in the middle of the flag. By far one of the coolest flags in the world. What makes it so underrated, besides that it's the only country not included on the Union Jack, is that nobody even thinks of Wales and how cool the country is.

Obviously, it is one of the most unique and creative flag in Europe. Yet, it is overshadowed by the boring English and Scottish cross.


It has a vertical tricolor design, the outside little rectangles are blue and the middle one is yellow with a black trident in the middle. It is simple and attractive.

Puerto Rico

Because no, they are not suckers

Adopted from the Cubans out of respect and their help, I love the flag I don't think its underrated here in New York City.

Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.

THIS is in no way underrated. Nepals flag is underrated. What the heck?

Eritrea Eritrea officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in East Africa. With its capital at Asmara, it is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast.
Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.
North Korea The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who in turn inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. more.
New Zealand
Belarus Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous more.
Mozambique Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique, is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest.

And colourful flag with an AK-47 in the middle. What's not to love.

Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.
Marshall Islands The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line.
Tajikistan Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated 8 million people in 2013, and an area of 143,100 km2.

The Scandinavian cross is really nice looking, the flag is colorful without being too busy.

Czech Republic

Although it is kind of boring, I just love something about this flag.
Maybe it's the uniqueness?

São Tomé and Principe

Interesting use of colours and whenever I see this flag I can recognise it instantly.

Taiwan Republic of China was established in 1912. After the Chinese Civil War (1949), the Chinese government relocated to Taiwan. Its capital was originally Nanjing but now it's Taipei. Mandarin is the most spoken language.

The star represents the founding father of the Republic, the red represents pride.

The Blue Sky White Sun emblem was the original symbol of the revolutionaries who dedicated their lives to abolishing the authoritarian and corrupt Qing Dynasty. The Red Earth portion was added by Sun Yat-sen to symbolize the martyrs who died fighting for the Republic of China, past & present. The 3 colors represent Sun Yat-sen's 3 Principles for a modern China: Nationalism, Democracy, People's Livelihood.

United States of America The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.
Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.
Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.
Romania Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state more.
Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north. With a population of approximately more.

Plain, But good

Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.
Myanmar Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country's largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains more.
Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.
Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. more.
Finland Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. It has a capital of Helsinki and got independence from the Soviet Union after WWI.
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