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Template:Country data South Africa is an internal data container not intended to be transcluded directly. It is used indirectly by templates such as Flag, Flag icon, and others.

Flag of South Africa.svg

Standard parameters

Parameter nameValueMeaning
alias South Africa Main article name (South Africa)
flag alias Flag of South Africa.svg Image name (File:Flag of South Africa.svg, shown on right)

Flag variants

LabelFlag image (40px)Image name
1910Red Ensign of South Africa (1910–1912).svgSouth Africa Flag 1910-1912.svg
1912Red Ensign of South Africa (1912–1951).svgSouth Africa Flag 1912-1928.svg
1928Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svgFlag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg
naval-1922Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svgNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg
naval-1946Naval Ensign of South Africa (1946–1951).svgNaval ensign of South Africa (1946-1951).svg
naval-1952Naval Ensign of South Africa (1959–1981).svgNaval Ensign of South Africa (1952-1981)-2.svg
naval-1981Naval ensign of South Africa (1981–1994).pngNaval Ensign of South Africa (1981-1994).png
navalNaval Ensign of South Africa.svgNaval Ensign of South Africa.svg
air forceAir Force Ensign of South Africa.svgEnsign of the South African Air Force.svg

Military ensigns

This template includes a naval ensign flag variant that can be used with Template:Navy:

This template includes an air force ensign flag variant that can be used with Template:Air force:

Redirect aliases

This template can also be used via an alias name (implemented as a redirect to this template):
Alias name{{flag|alias}} output{{flagcountry|alias}} output
ZAF (view) ZAF South Africa
RSA (view) RSA South Africa

See What links here for a full list of redirects.

Example usage

  • {{Flag|South Africa}} South Africa
  • {{Flag icon|South Africa}}South Africa

Using a flag variant

  • {{Flag|South Africa|1910}} South Africa
  • {{Flag icon|South Africa|1910}}South Africa

Using a redirect alias

  • {{Flag icon|ZAF}}South Africa
  • {{Flag country|ZAF}} South Africa
  • {{Flag|ZAF}} ZAF

Related templates

Please see the following related country_data templates:


This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

TemplateData for Country data South Africa

This template should not be used directly. It is used indirectly by flag templates such as Template:Flag and Template:Flagicon. See Category:Flag template system for a full list of flag templates.

Template parameters

No parameters specified