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Centred Upright Crosses (St. George-type) on Flags (Overview)

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Below is a selection of flags that have an upright centred cross (as in the St. George's Cross). Fimbriations are indicated in parentheses following. Crosses in italics are proposals, or flags of uncertain or dubious status. Countries are identified by the leading boldface ISO3166 abbreviation, as listed on this page.

Regular St. George-type cross flags

Field
Cross
White Yellow Red Blue Green Black Other
White
BR Curitibanos (SC) (red), Flórida Paulista, SP (red and green)
DE RV Wandsbek (blue), Zulpich, NW (black)
FR
Kingdom of France, Fédération Régionaliste de Bretagne (black),
GB Preston (blue)
LV Latvian rank flags (red), president (red), naval ensign, Speaker of Parliament
PY Flota Mercante del Estado shipping line (red, blue centre-line)
US Little Rock, Arkansas (green/blue)

BR Conchal, SP (black)
GB
Dorset (red)
LV
Smiltene

CA Order of St John,
FR Savoie
GE Georgian Army
IT Kingdom of Italy Naval Jack, Piedmont Region,
MT SMOM,
Other Order of St. John

Many other flags based on the white cross on red are listed on this page

AU Eureka flag
CA Quebec,
CY Greek Cypriot flag, World Hellenic Association,
FR
Kingdom of France civil ensign
GB Canterbury Cathedral, Cumbria
GR Greece, Greece (Kingdom) Air Force Ensign, Greece president 1924-1935, Greece naval rank flags, pilot's flag
HR Neretva
IS Iceland 1897,
IT Turin,
MQ Martinique,
NL Zwolle,
US Indianapolis, Indiana

Many other flags based on the white cross on blue are listed on this page


BR Fernando Prestes, SP
DM Dominica (1981) (yellow/white),
GB Devon, England (black), First Aid flag
US Jackson, Mississippi

Many other flags based on the white cross on red are listed on this page

CH Köniz,
FR Corsican regiment, Cercle Saxe-Hussards
GB Cornwall,
GE West Georgia (12-14 C),
HR Neretva 
HU Hungarian air force, 1941-45,
ID Borneo princely state,
LV Riga (1270),
RS KK Partizan Belgrade
US German American Bund 1936 Youth banner (red)
ZA Republic of Helderberg (red), Boer Resistance Movement (red)

FR Nantes (historical) (black), Brest historical, (black)
Yellow
BR Sao Bento do Norte, Rio Grande do Norte, Santo Antonio de Jesus, Bahia (red), Araporã, Minas Gerais (blue)
CZ
Svatý Jiří (Czech Rep.) (red),
ID Indonesian Princely State in Borneo

BE Flemish Association for Watersports (black)
CA Lacombe, Alberta (red)

CA Russell ON
IT
Ancona, Messina, Romagna, Italy (green)
SU Signal flag Я
Other Signal Code letter R, Marryat signal flag #7

Many other flags based on the yellow cross on red are listed on this page

BE Bertogne, Havelange,
BR Cipó, Bahia Russas, Ceara, Rolândia, PR (white), Capivari de Baixo, SC, Cerqueira César, SP (white), Guararapes, SP, Monte Azul Paulista, SP,
CA Royal Canadian Yacht Club Vice Commodore, Castlegar, BC
CH Schiers, Hauterive, Chexbres, Eysins, Mézery-près-Donneloye, Transports Maritimes Suisse-Outremer S.A.
CZ Martínkovice, Kukle, Knínice u Boskovic
ES Galende (red)
FR Pouldergat, Toulon, Yvoire,
GB Pembroke, Wales,
Durham County, England, Australind Steam Shipping Co.
ID Pontianak princely flag,
IN Superintendent of the Indian Navy (1847)
IT Verona, Belluno,
LV Riga, (historical),
NL Drunen, Oldenzaal, Kampen (17th C)

AU Australian National Line,
BR Paranaguá, Paraná, Pinhalão, Paraná, Cruzília, MG, Pirapetinga, MG, Rochedo, MS (white), Juina, MT (blue), Novo Mundo, MTCaçapava, SP
HU
Veszpremvarsany,
ID Pontianak princely flag,
JM Jamaica Banana Producers Steamship,
NL Royal Dutch Association for Physical Training, Nijmegen 4-day march
PR Patillas,
SB Solomons unidentified green ensign
US Seymour, IN

CH Confignon,
GB Wales,
GH Ashanti,
NL Raalte
Red
Some major flags:
AU Sydney, Melbourne (white, red),
CA Montreal, Anglican Church of Canada,
GB England, Northern Ireland,
GE Georgia,
GG Guernsey,
IN Indian Navy rank flags,
IT Genoa, Milano, Bologna,
Other Red Cross

Many other flags based on the red cross on white are listed on this page.


BE Estaimpuis, Lint, Maldegem (red birds), Nevele (red lions)
BR Brumado, Bahia, Indiaporã, SP, Iracemápolis, SP
CO
Cundinamarca, Cundinamarca 1811,
CH Rocourt,
DE RV Nienburg, Diethardt
DZ "Christian Kabyle" flag
ES Erroneous flag on painting of Columbus
FR Montmorency, Pontrieux, Précigné
GB Northern Ireland variant, Ulster, Westmorland
IT Albenga, Altipiano del Sette Comuni, Asiago, Lodi, Este
SE Church of Sweden, Sölvesborg (blue snakes)

BR Utinga, Bahia (white)
IT
Tuscany Merchant Ensign (yellow)

AU Anglican Church of Australia (white),
BR Cerquilho, SP (yellow), Cunha (yellow)
DE Oldenburg, Germany
GB Cable & Wireless Lines (yellow)
MD Moldovan army (yellow)
NZ Hatrick Steamship Co., Kaipara Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
US
New York Yacht Club rank flags

Many other flags based on the red cross on blue are listed on this page.

ZA South African flag proposal, 1927 (white)

Many other flags based on the white cross on blue are listed on this page

AR Club Náutico Victoria (white)
BR
Pampas Independence Movement (yellow),
GB Durham City (white),
MX Battalion of San Pedro
NZ Taranaki Rifle Volunteer Corps Colour
US Worcester County, Maryland
Blue
EG Copts
FR Marseilles
GB
Church in Wales,
GR Hellenic Front, Greek revolutionary flag,
HR Naval Rank Flags (1941-45)
IT Kingdom of Sardinia, Lloyd Sardegna Compagia di Navigazione,
NL Zwolle, historical,
NO Anton von der Lippe shipping
PT Portugal 1143,
RS Medijana
SV La Libertad,
UA Naval Rank flags (white, blue),
US Navy Convoy Commodore,
Other Signal Code letter X, St. Michael

Many other flags based on the blue cross on white are listed on this page.


BE Dentergem,
BR Águas de Lindóia, SP (white)
CH Grüsch,
FR Yacht Club de Granville
IT Parma, Modena
NL Burgum,
SU lighthouse flag, 1924,
UA lighthouse flag, 1918,
US Spofford & Tileston Lines, George Washington University
ZA Durban Coasters

AU Greater Melbourne ensign (white), W. Crosby shipping line
BQ St. Eustatius
BR Franco da Rocha, SP (white)
CA Ontario Car Ferry Co.
CZ Sazovice (white),
DE Union-Ruder-Club, Berliner Ruder-Verein von 1876 e.V. (white, blue)
GB William France, Fenwick & Co. Lines,
IT Circolo del Remo e della Vela Italia,
NL Coevorden
NO Jack (white), S. Stein (Jelø-Linien) Shipping
NZ Devonport Steam Ferry. Co. Ltd. (yellow, white)
RO Principality of Moldavia, war ensign, 1834,
TH Uttaradit
US South Carolina Sovereignty flag; Augusta GA (former flag)

BR São João Nepomuceno, Minas Gerais (white), Central, Bahia (white)
GB Civil Air Ensign (white),
ZA Civil Air Ensign (white)

BR Paulínea, São Paulo (yellow), Buritama, SP (white), Jambeiro, SP (white)
GB Gloucestershire (cream), North Riding Yorkshire (yellow)
US Duluth, MN (white)

PL UPR party (white)

FR Le Juch
Green
AU Australian National Line,
BR Contestado Rebellion, 1839-40,
BG Division Commander, 1908,
BZ Principality of Poyais
CA Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem in Canada
CZ
Lomnice,
DE Club Wassersport Porz, RC Dresdenia (white, green), Nordharz Rowing Club (white, green), ARC zu Berlin (white, red), Clever RC, Frauen RC Wannsee (white, green), RG Trier 1883, RVg Nordharz (white, green)
ES Alba, Andalusia
GB Countryside Alliance Protest flag,
IE Kildare County Council,
LR Sino County,
MT Zejtun,
NL Rotterdam Diocese,
PT Sport Algés e Dafundo, Minister of the Navy, Portuguese rank flags,
US Gregor MacGregor flag, Florida 1817,
ZA South African naval rank flags
Other Wealth of Nations board game

CA Gloucester, Ontario
GB Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd.

BR Frutal, MG (yellow, Vacaria, RS (white)
ES Orozko (white, red gyronny), Constanzana, Avila (white)
GB
Leyland Line
HU Yachting Association (white)
MM Zomi (yellow)

BR Limeira, São Paulo (white), Governador Valadares, MG (yellow), Brazilian Football Confederation,
Jauru, MT (white), Formosa do Sul, SC (yellow)
ES Tejeda (white)
GB Derbyshire (white)

BR Rosario do Sul (white), Queenstown, MD (yellow),

Black
BE Izegem
CH Köniz, Saint-Sophorin-sur-Morges, Arnex-sur-Orbe
CZ Milnické Vtelno,
DE Cologne 1475-1794,
Zulpich, NWGerman Colonial League, False War Ensign (used 1990+) (white, red), Normannia Rowing Club, Rostocker RC 1885 (white,black), RC Germania Boppard (white, black), RC Undine (white, black), WV Waldshut, Vegesacker Rowing Club, der Stahlhelm (white, black), Otto Giese Shipping, Ruder-Club “Neptun”(1877-1883) (white, black), ATV zu Berlin (white, black), RV Erlangen, RV Friedrichshafen, RV Neptun Konstanz, Vegesacker Ruderverein (white, black), Weilburger RV, WSV Waldshut,
FR
Duchy of Brittany, Côtes d’Amour, Brest historical, Tourcoing, Fédération Régionaliste de Bretagne (white, black), Breton traditionalists, Club Nautique Hoedicais
NL Deutscher T.R.V., Rotterdam (white, black) Finistère section of Renouveau Français
NZ Kaiapoi Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd.
RU Russia White Legion 88 (yellow, black)

BE Thimister-Clermont
BR Cruz das Almas, Bahia
CH
Grandfontaine, Cartigny,
DE
RG Lauenburg
FR Trégor, St. Yves flag, Pays de Retz, Nantes football supporters

BR São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo,
CA Canadian Patriot Network (white),
DE Emil Offen,
NL Storm Detachments (black, red),
US Edward Moltenius Lines; Other Bear Pride, Gundam TV Show Zeon (white)

BR São João Nepomuceno, MG (white), Timbé do Sul (red)
DE
Olea Tankschiffahrt (white), Hamburger football club variant (white)
NL Veenklooster (white), Royal Dutch Handball Association
TR Western Armenia (orange)


DE SVg Dresdenia Berlin (white, black)
DM
Dominica (yellow/white),
FR Nantes football supporters

FR Bleuñ-Brug, Guérande, Pays de Retz, France, Nantes (Breton Nationalist version)

FR Le Croisic
GB Flintshire (proposal)

FR Trégor, St. Yves flag/a>
Purple
DE Akademischer Ruderverein Kiel (white, purple)
GE Georgia (12-14th C)

PR Penuelas
       
Pink
IE British & Ireland Steam Packet Co. Ltd (green)
         
US Mascoutah, Illinois
Other
FR Baillieul,
GB Cambridge University (ermine on red)

GE Javakheti

FR Cercle celtique de Dinard, Former flag of Dinard

BR Paraíba do Sul, RJ
NL
Nijmegen 4-day march
White Yellow Red Blue Green  

 

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