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Template:Wp/bcc/ Wp/bcc/Country flag2

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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 {{Wp/bcc/Flagicon}} and {{Wp/bcc/Flagcountry}} 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.

Usage[edit source]

{{Wp/bcc/Flag|country identifier|optional variant|name=alternate text string}}

  • 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 en: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:Wp/bcc/Country data Germany
  • alternate text string, specified by the name parameter, is used to display alternate text

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

Examples[edit source]

Wiki markup Displays Notes
{{Wp/bcc/Flag|United States}}

 تپاکݔن ایالتان ||rowspan=2| Note that both instances link to United States.


Template:Wp/bcc/Country data USA


 آلمان ||rowspan=3| All three instances link to Germany.
In addition to the ISO country codes, those used by FIFA, IOC, etc. are also supported.


Template:Wp/bcc/Country data DEU


Template:Wp/bcc/Country data GER


 آلمان ||rowspan=2| Flag variations can be used with either country names or country codes.


Template:Wp/bcc/Country data DEU


Template:Wp/bcc/Country data CAN || The name parameter can be used to change the display string but keep the link to the correct article.


 کانادا || The name parameter can also be used when flag variants are specified.


Template:Wp/bcc/Country data Texas ||rowspan=2| Flags are also available for several sub-national entities such as US states and Canadian provinces.
A complete list can be found at Category:Country data templates.

{{Wp/bcc/Flag|British Columbia|name=BC}}

Template:Wp/bcc/Country data British Columbia


 سویزرلند || rowspan=2| The size parameter can be used to control the image dimensions.

 سویزرلند" is the default size.



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