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This template is used to display a small flag icon next to a wikilinked country name. It is related to the {{flagicon}}, {{flagcountry}} and {{flagu}} templates, but offers more options in terms of the text string displayed.

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Flag Template for the main documentation/discussion page for the flag templates system.


{{flag|country identifier|optional variant|name=alternative text string|size=maximum width and/or height of the flag image}}

  • country identifier is the common name of the country (e.g. "United States"), a common alias (e.g. "US"), or a standard country code such as those listed at ISO 3166-1 alpha-3
  • variant is an optional second parameter that can be used to display a flag variation, such as a historical flag. The list of variants for each country is documented on the appropriate template page, such as Template:Country data Germany
  • alternative text string, this optional value, specified by the name parameter, is used to display alternative text
  • size, this optional value is specified by the size parameter, and is used to specify the maximum width and/or height of the flag image. This parameter is specified using standard image syntax.

See the prefix index for the templates latently called by this one.


Wiki markup Displays Notes
{{flag|United States}}  United States Note that all instances link to United States.
{{flag|US}} ਫਰਮਾ:ਦੇਸ਼ ਸਮੱਗਰੀ US
{{flag|USA}}  USA
{{flag|Germany}}  Germany All three instances link to Germany.
In addition to the ISO country codes, those used by FIFA, IOC, etc. are also supported.
{{flag|DEU}} ਫਰਮਾ:ਦੇਸ਼ ਸਮੱਗਰੀ DEU
{{flag|GER}}  GER
{{flag|Germany|empire}}  Germany Flag variations can be used with either country names or country codes.
{{flag|DEU|empire}} ਫਰਮਾ:ਦੇਸ਼ ਸਮੱਗਰੀ DEU
{{flag|CAN|name=Canadian}}  Canadian The name parameter can be used to change the display string but keep the link to the correct article.
{{flag|Canada|1957|name=Canadian}}  Canadian The name parameter can also be used when flag variants are specified.
{{flag|Texas}} ਫਰਮਾ:ਦੇਸ਼ ਸਮੱਗਰੀ Texas Flags are also available for several sub-national and multi-national entities such as US states, Canadian provinces, and the European Union.
A complete list can be found at Category:Country data templates.
{{flag|British Columbia|name=BC}} ਫਰਮਾ:ਦੇਸ਼ ਸਮੱਗਰੀ British Columbia
{{flag|EU}} ਫਰਮਾ:ਦੇਸ਼ ਸਮੱਗਰੀ EU
{{flag|Switzerland|size=14px}}   Switzerland The size parameter can be used to control the image dimensions.
23×15px is the default size for most countries (some entities have a different default size).
{{flag|Switzerland|size=28px}}   Switzerland
{{flag|Nepal}}  Nepal Some flags are non-quadrilateral.


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This template displays a small flag icon next to a wikilinked country name

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ਫਰਮੇ ਦੇ ਮਾਪਦੰਡ

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

Country identifier1

Common name of the country (e.g. 'United States'), a common alias (e.g. 'US'), or a standard country code

Variant2 variant

Identifies a flag variant to be used instead of the standard flag, e.g. 1815

Alternative textname

Display alternative text instead of the standard country name

Maximum dimensionsize

The maximum width or height, specified via standard 'extended image syntax' (e.g. x30px)


See: Wikipedia:Extended image syntax.

See alsoਸੋਧੋ

Template Description Example
{{Coat of arms}} displays coat of arms image Arms of Canada.svg Canada
{{Flagcountry}} always expands the link text to the full country name ਫਰਮਾ:Country data Germany
{{Flagu}} does not link the country name  Germany
{{Flagicon}} displays the flag only, linked to the country name ਜਰਮਨੀ
{{Flagdeco}} displays an unlinked flag icon only
{{Flagc}} links the flag image to its description page ਫਰਮਾ:Flagc
{{Flaglist}} aligns country names correctly in vertical lists (see that template's documentation) ਫਰਮਾ:Country data Germany
{{Flagteam}} adds country code in parentheses after linked country name ਫਰਮਾ:Flagteam
{{Flagathlete}} displays the flag and another name, followed country name or code  Dirk Nowitzki (GER)
{{Flagmedalist}} displays the flag and a name, above linked country name and code  Dirk Nowitzki
ਜਰਮਨੀ (GER)

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Flag Template#List for a longer list of flag templates.

Multi-sport templatesਸੋਧੋ

ਫਰਮਾ:Flag templates

See alsoਸੋਧੋ

Module-based versions which can be used to reduce the post-expand include size on pages that are near or exceed the limit.