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    Updated on Aug 18, 2020. Posted on Aug 6, 2012

    59 Interesting City Flags, From Best To Worst

    Did you know that your city probably has its own flag? Some of them are really pretty, and some of them are hideous! Starting with the best...

    1. Donetsk, Ukraine

    This one is so lovely. Congratulations, Donetsk!

    2. Tokyo, Japan

    3. Ufa, Russia

    Bounding squirrel, I love you!

    4. Trondheim, Norway

    5. Viļaka, Latvia

    I will not apologize for my obvious bias towards flags with cute animals.

    6. Chicago, Illinois

    7. Przemyśl, Poland

    The best bear-related flag.

    8. Buffalo, New York

    9. Hong Kong, China

    10. Kyoto, Japan

    11. Madrid, Spain

    12. Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

    Werk it, deer!

    13. Zlín, Czech Republic

    14. Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

    15. Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia

    Silly Oblast, bears can't use weapons!

    16. Třebíč, Czech Republic

    17. Breda, Netherlands

    I don't really know how to explain why I like this flag so much, but it really pleases me.

    18. Perm, Russia

    Bear with a book on his back. Bear with a book on his back!

    19. Des Moines, Iowa

    20. São Mateus, Espírito Santo

    The "transpaerent" crest is pretty cool and not something you see all the time.

    21. Durham, North Carolina

    22. Ostrava, Czech Republic

    23. Uberlândia, Minas Gerais

    24. Mesa, Arizona

    25. Corpus Christi, Texas

    26. Simferopol, Ukraine

    27. Jonava, Lithuania

    28. Portland, Oregon

    29. Phoenix, Arizona

    30. Moscow, Russia

    31. Irkutsk, Russia

    Is that a bloody carcass in its mouth?

    32. Toronto, Ontario

    33. Jacksonville, Florida

    I really hate flags with text, but everything else about this is baller.

    34. Belgrade, Serbia

    The water is full of bloooooood.

    35. Berlin, Germany

    The tongue is kind of freaky.

    36. Oakland, California

    37. Merkinė, Lithuania

    38. Vitebsk, Belarus

    39. Cusco, Peru

    Well, someone had to do it.

    40. Metz, France

    Ballsy, Metz.

    41. Montreal, Quebec

    42. Tomsk, Russia

    The horse could be prettier.

    43. Cape Town, South Africa

    So adorably '90s.

    44. New York City, New York

    This is OK, I guess, but it just should be much better.

    45. Nairobi, Kenya

    Meh.

    46. Šiauliai, Lithuania

    Get out of my head, eye pyramid!

    47. Esztergom, Hungary

    The stripes are too close together and it hurts.

    48. Viña del Mar, Chile

    Beach Towel like.

    49. Los Angeles, California

    50. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    WHERE IS THAT ARM COMING FROM?

    51. Calgary, Alberta

    This just looks like a sports logo.

    52. Ibiza, Spain

    This just looks like a video game map.

    53. Sofia, Bulgaria

    Too much.

    54. Detroit, Michigan

    Still too much.

    55. Toledo, Spain

    Way too much.

    56. Rome, Italy

    If you're going to do a two color rectangle flag, at least pick really pretty colors.

    57. San Francisco

    San Francisco, your flag looks like clip-art.

    58. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    TOO TOO MUCH.

    59. Provo, Utah

    ROFL!

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