The world's flags given letter grades

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Good Colours

Simple

Botswana

B+ 79 / 100

Slovakia

B+ 79 / 100

Quite a nice flag. Definitely beats Solvenia and Czech Republic, both of which are much nicer places to visit.


Good Colours

Simple

Finland

B+ 76 / 100

Saint Kitts and Nevis

B+ 76 / 100

Good Colours

Syria

B+ 76 / 100

Puerto Rico

B+ 76 / 100

Iceland

B+ 75 / 100

Good Colours

Bad Tricolour

Gabon

B+ 75 / 100

Namibia

B+ 75 / 100

Good Shape

Qatar

B+ 75 / 100

Good Shape

Belgium

B+ 75 / 100

Simple

Austria

B+ 75 / 100

Simple

Denmark

B 74 / 100

Norway

B 74 / 100

Too many stars

Congo (formerly Zaire)

B 74 / 100

This is the one whose capital is Kinshasa.

United Arab Emirates

B 74 / 100

Plagiarism

Too busy

Liberia

B 74 / 100

Not very original, but at least an improvement on the US flag.

Djibouti

B 74 / 100

Bad Colours

Mauritania

B 73 / 100

Original

Madagascar

B 73 / 100

Too many stars

China

B 73 / 100

Bad Colours

Eyewatering

Simple

Morocco

B 72 / 100

Apart from the colours, this is a nice design, pentagram is a bit adolescent though.


Good Colours

Laos

B 71 / 100

Suriname

B 71 / 100

Good Shape

Simple

Monaco

B 70 / 100

Yawn... Nice shape, but nearly as boring as Libya.


Plagiarism

Bad Tricolour

Cote D'Ivoire

B 70 / 100

Romania

B 70 / 100

Plagiarism

Tunisia

B 70 / 100

Nice design, but this star and crescent features a particularly bad astronomical impossibility.


Eyewatering

Original

Greece

B 70 / 100

Impressively eyewatering, with only two colours.


Good Colours

Jamaica

B 70 / 100

Good Colours

Simple

Bahrain

B 70 / 100

Too busy

United Kingdom

B 70 / 100

Italy

B 70 / 100

Too many stars

Too busy

Solomon Islands

B 70 / 100

Hungary

B 70 / 100

Original

Simple

Libya

B 70 / 100

Did you even try?


Bad Tricolour

Nigeria

B 70 / 100

Luxembourg

B 70 / 100

Good Colours

Venezuela

B 70 / 100

France

B 70 / 100

Simple

Indonesia

B 70 / 100

Plagiarism

Senegal

B 70 / 100

Bad Colours

Tanzania, United Republic of

B 70 / 100

Sudan

B 70 / 100

The Other Congo

B 70 / 100

This is the one whose capital is not Kinshasa.


Eyewatering

Panama

B 70 / 100

Good Colours

Bad Tricolour

Sierra Leone

B 70 / 100

Plagiarism

Ghana

B 70 / 100

Eyewatering

Jordan

B 70 / 100

Yemen

B 70 / 100

Bad Tricolour

Cameroon

B 70 / 100

Bad Tricolour

Mali

B 70 / 100

Western Sahara

B 70 / 100

Dominican Republic

B 70 / 100

Good Colours

Simple

Haiti

B 70 / 100

Bad Colours

Malawi

B 70 / 100

Simple

Poland

B 70 / 100

Ireland

B 70 / 100

Czech Republic

B 70 / 100

Germany

B 70 / 100

Simple

Taiwan

B 70 / 100

Bad Colours

Togo

B 70 / 100

Good Colours

San Marino

B 70 / 100

Netherlands

B 70 / 100

Good Colours

Argentina

B 70 / 100

Bad Colours

Sweden

B- 69 / 100

Too garish. (Not what we expected from the Swedes!)


Plagiarism

Too many stars

Honduras

B- 68 / 100

Guinea-Bissau

B- 68 / 100

Micronesia, Federated States of

B- 66 / 100

Good Shape

Niger

B- 65 / 100

Original

Colombia

B- 65 / 100

Plagiarism

Bad Tricolour

Bolivia

B- 65 / 100

Sao Tome and Principe

B- 65 / 100

Black stars too adolescent.


Weapons

Corporate Logo

Angola

B- 65 / 100

Machete on flag nicely depicted but not wise idea.


Bad Colours

Original

Maldives

B- 65 / 100

That colour scheme is close to being hideous


Graven Images

Papua New Guinea

B- 65 / 100

Too busy

Malta

B- 65 / 100

Graven Images

Uruguay

B- 65 / 100

I like the frowning sun.


Bad Colours

Bad Shape

Latvia

B- 65 / 100

Too busy

India

B- 65 / 100

Bad Tricolour

Chad

B- 65 / 100

Bad Colours

Armenia

B- 65 / 100

Too busy

Burundi

B- 65 / 100

Estonia

B- 65 / 100

Corporate Logo

Saint Lucia

B- 65 / 100

Best corporate logo. Makes me want to invest money there.

Russian Federation

B- 65 / 100

Bad Colours

Bad Shape

Eyewatering

Azerbaijan

B- 65 / 100

Too many stars

Singapore

B- 65 / 100

Original

Kuwait

B- 65 / 100

Simple

Benin

B- 65 / 100

Albania

B- 65 / 100

Plagiarism

Graven Images

Norfolk Island

B- 65 / 100

Looks nice but too obviously inferior rip-off of Canada's flag.


Bad Colours

Bahamas

B- 65 / 100

Yuurgh... awful colours, but not quite as bad as Aruba.


Plagiarism

Tonga

B- 65 / 100

More effort needed here.


Bad Shape

Yugoslavia

B- 65 / 100

Serbians will have a chance to change this flag when Montenegro secedes from Yugoslavia. I suggest they take it.


Original

Guyana

B- 65 / 100

Bad Tricolour

Simple

Peru

B- 65 / 100

Too many stars

Too busy

Netherlands Antilles

B- 65 / 100

Bad Colours

Ukraine

B- 65 / 100

Graven Images

Spain

B- 65 / 100

Spain had a civil war over whether to keep this flag. The wrong side won.


Bad Colours

Trinidad and Tobago

B- 65 / 100

Good Colours

Barbados

B- 65 / 100

Silly trident thing looks ridiculous.

Thailand

B- 65 / 100

Bad Colours

Lithuania

B- 65 / 100

Guinea

B- 65 / 100

Original

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

B- 65 / 100

Good effort for a country whose name sounds like a 50s rock'n'roll group.


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