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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

White Yellow Red Blue Green Black Other
DE RV Wandsbek (blue)
Kingdom of France, Fédération Régionaliste de Bretagne (black),
GB Preston (blue)
LV Latvian rank flags (red), Latvian president (red), Latvian naval ensign,
PY Flota Mercante del Estado shipping line (red, blue centre-line)
US Little Rock, Arkansas (green/blue)

GB Dorset (red)

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

DE Lower Saxony,
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
ZA Republic of Helderberg (red)

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

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

CA Russell ON
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
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
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, MT
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

CH Confignon,
GB Wales,
GH Ashanti,
NL Raalte
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
Cundinamarca, Cundinamarca 1811,
CH Rocourt,
DE RV Nienburg
DZ "Christian Kabyle" flag
ES Erroneous flag on painting of Columbus
FR Montmorency, Pontrieux,
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)
Tuscany Merchant Ensign (yellow)

AU Anglican Church of Australia (white),
DE Oldenburg, Germany
GB Cable & Wireless Lines (yellow)
MD Moldovan army (yellow)
New York Yacht Club rank flags

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

BR Conseilheiro Lafaiete, MG, (white), Itaqui, RS, (white), Naviraí, MS (white), Santa Adélia, SP (white), Carapicuiba, SP (yellow), Viana, ES (white), Andradas, MG, São Bento Abade, MG, Tombso, MG (white), Sirdolândia, MS
Monte Alegre, PA (white), Peixe-Boi, PA (yellow), Lagoa de Dentro (white), Arcoverde PB (yellow)
DE O.A. Müller Shipping (white)
ES Constanzana
PT Clube Sport Marítimo, Portugal,
UA Lvov (historical)
US Oldham County, Kentucky (white),
ZA South African flag proposal, 1927 (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
EG Copts
Church in Wales,
GR Hellenic Front, Greek revolutionary flag,
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,
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

AU Greater Melbourne ensign (white), W. Crosby shipping line
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),
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)
GB Gloucestershire (cream)

PL UPR party (white)

FR Le Juch
AU Australian National Line,
BR Contestado Rebellion, 1839-40,
BG Division Commander, 1908,
BZ Principality of Poyais,
CZ Lomnice,
DE Club Wassersport Porz, Ruderinnen, RC Dresdenia (white, green), Norharz Rowing Club (white, green), ARC zu Berlin (white, red), Clever RC, Frauen RC Wannsee (white, green), RG Trier 1883, RVg Nordharz (white, green)
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 (yellow)
Orozko (white, red gyronny)
Leyland Line
HU Yachting Association (white)
MM Zomi (yellow)

BR Limeira, São Paulo (white), Governador Valadares, MG (yellow), Brazilian Football Confederation,
Jauru, MT (white)
GB Derbyshire (white)

BE Izegem
CH Köniz, Saint-Sophorin-sur-Morges, Arnex-sur-Orbe
CZ Milnické Vtelno,
DE Cologne 1475-1794, German 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 dAmour, Brest historical, Tourcoing, Fédération Régionaliste de Bretagne (white, black), Breton traditionalists, Club Nautique Hoedicais
NL Deutscher T.R.V., Rotterdam (white, black)
RU Russia White Legion 88

BE Thimister-Clermont
BR Cruz das Almas, Bahia
Grandfontaine, Cartigny,
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)
Olea Tankschiffahrt (white), Hamburger football club variant (white)
NL Veenklooster (white), Royal Dutch Handball Association

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

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

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

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

GE Javakheti

FR Cercle celtique de Dinard, Former flag of Dinard

NL Nijmegen 4-day march
White Yellow Red Blue Green  


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