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Template:Infobox flag

Flag of {{{of}}}
used by {{{of}}}
current since 0
created by
format {{{format}}}
shape rectangular
colours see included flag
other characteristics {{{characteristics}}}
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Description of properties of a flag

Usage

{{Infobox flag
 |name            =
 |default         =
 |othernames      =
 |country         =
 |of              =
 |from            =
 |until           =
 |creator         =
 |format          =
 |fiav            =
 |type            =
 |maincolors      =
 |shape           =
 |characteristics =
}}

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionDefaultStatus
bgc
BGC
background colorBackground color of the header.#DDDoptional
name
NAME
nameName of the flag (e.g. Union Jack). If there is no name other than ‘Flag of Foo’ then omit this parameter; use an ‘*’ to show the file name.ofoptional
default
DEFAULT
default flagSet ‘1’ if the flag is the default flag of the entity specified in OF. In most cases the filename will be ‘Flag of FOO’ if this is true. If it is not the default flag, omit the parameter. It adds an asterisk ‘*’ to the name.emptyoptional
othernames
OTHERNAMES
other namesOther names of the flag additionally to ‘Flag of FOO’ and the name specified in NAME, separated by ‘;’. Omit the parameter when there is no such name.emptyoptional
country
COUNTRY
countryCountry to which the flag belongs to. If it is not a country flag, omit this parameter. Use the name of the Commons gallery of that country.emptyoptional
of
OF
used byObject which uses the flag. Use the name of the Commons gallery of that entity. If there is no gallery use the name from English Wikipedia.0required
from
FROM
official fromDate when the flag was officially introduced (set ‘never’ when the flag is unofficial or a proposal). Format of the date should be YYYY-MM-DD, YYYY-MM, YYYY, YYY0s or CCth century.0optional
until
UNTIL
official untilDate when the flag was officially disestablished (only to be entered if not current). Same format of the date as with FROM.emptyoptional
creator
CREATOR
created byName of the creator of the flag, if known. If the flag was co-created by more people, separate them with ‘;’.emptyoptional
format
FORMAT
formatThe proportion height/width. Two numbers separated by ‘:’ (e.g. ‘2:3’). Should be corresponding the proportion of image height to image width.0required
fiav
FIAV
FIAV codeFIAV code made up of six binary numbers and specifying the specific use of the flag in its territory. https://www.crwflags.com/ is a good source for FIAV codes.emptyoptional
type
TYPE
non-FIAV typeUse this only when the type of usage is not covered by FIAV. Else omit this parameter. Possible values:
  • {{ethnic flag}}
  • {{language flag}}
  • {{flag of organisation}} (club, political party etc.)
  • {{city flag}}
  • {{regional flag}}
emptyoptional
maincolors
MAINCOLORS
main colorsMain colors of the flag. If the flag is striped, then mention them in order of the stripes from top to bottom respectively from left to right. Mention other colors at the end.emptyoptional
shape
SHAPE
shapeShape of the flag. Only to be specified if not rectangular. Possible values:
  • {{Pennant}}
  • {{Double pennant}}
  • {{Burgee}}
rectangularoptional
characteristics
CHARACTERISTICS
characters
other description
  • {{Horizontal stripes|Parameter: number of horizontal stripes}}
  • {{Vertical stripes|Parameter: number of vertical stripes}}
  • {{Chevron}} (use this, if flag has a chevron)
  • {{Saltire}} (use this, if flag has a saltire)
  • {{Bordered}} (use this, if flag is bordered)
  • {{Pall}} (use this, if flag has a pall)
  • {{Crescent}} (use this, if the crescent is depicted)
  • {{Full moon}} (use this, if the full moon is depicted)
  • {{Sun}} (use this, if the sun is depicted)
  • {{Cross|Parameter: type of cross (latin, maltese, greek, Lorraine, Scandinavian, St.Andrews, symmetric etc.}} (use this, if a cross is depicted)
  • {{Hammer and sickle}} (use this, if hammer and sickle are depicted)
  • {{Swastika}} (use this, if swastika is depicted)
  • {{Symbol|Parameter: lemma on Commons of the depicted symbol}} (can be used more than one time)
  • {{Tool|Parameter: lemma on Commons of the depicted tool, arm or instrument}} (can be used more than one time)
  • {{Organism|Parameter: latin name of the depicted animal/plant/creature}} (can be used more than one time)
  • {{Stripe|left;right;center|horizontal;vertical;diagonal}}
  • {{Stars|Parameter: number of stars in the flag|Parameter: optional identifier for specific formation (e.g. Southern Cross)}}
  • {{Includes coat of arms|Parameter: Name of the image showing the coat of arms, which is included in this flag}} (can be used more than one time)
  • {{Includes flag|Parameter: Name of the image showing the flag, which is included in this flag|position, possible values 'upper left' (canton), 'full' (if the flag consists completely of another flag [so with [[:Image:Flag of Lower Saxony.svg]] and [[:Image:Flag of Germany.svg]]], if so, please only set this tag and don't describe the features of the overtaken flag) <!-- more? -->}} (can be used more than one time)
  • {{Includes text|Parameter: text of a included writing}} (can be used more than one time)
  • {{Includes map|Parameter: Name of the Commons gallery showing the territory, whose map is included in this flag}} (can be used more than one time)
0required

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: no namespace specified

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: no user group specified

Example

{{Infobox flag|
 |name            = 
 |default         = 
 |country         = Australia
 |of              = Australia
 |from            = 1909-05-22
 |until           = 
 |creator         = Ivor Evans, Leslie John Hawkins, Egbert John Nuttall, Annie Dorrington, William Stevens
 |format          = 1:2
 |fiav            = 111000
 |maincolors      = {{flagcolors|blue}}
 |characteristics = {{Stars|6|Crux}}{{Includes flag|Flag of the United Kingdom.svg}}
}}

renders as:

Flag of Australia
country Australia
used by Australia
current since 1909-05-22
created by Ivor Evans, Leslie John Hawkins, Egbert John Nuttall, Annie Dorrington, William Stevens
format 1:2
shape rectangular
FIAV ↑
colours blue
other characteristics flag contains 6 starsStar.jpg (special formation of the stars: Southern Cross).
flag includes the flag Flag of the United Kingdom.svg

See also

Localization

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