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Kastamonu (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Kastamonu - Image by Jens Pattke, 6 October 2012

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Presentation of Kastamonu

The municipality of Kastamonu (146,103 inhabitants in 2016; 114,131 in the town of Kastamonu) is located in northern Turkey, 250 km north-east of Ankara and 500 km east of Istanbul.

Ivan Sache, 24 November 2018

Flag of Kastamonu

The flag of Kastamonu (photo) is red with a crescent and the town's name below, all gold.

Tomislav Šipek, 5 October 2012

City Council

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Flag of the Kastamonu City Council, two versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 21 November 2018

The flag of the Kastamonu City Council (photo, video) is white with the council's emblem. "Kent Konseyi" means "City Council".

The historical building shown on the emblem is the Governor's Office (photo). The building was inaugurated on 1 September 1901 during the celebration of the 25th anniversary of enthronement of Sultan Abdul Hamid II. The noted architect Vedat Tek, who also designed the old Parliament in Ankara, the Izmir clock tower and the Ministry of Post and Telegraph in Istanbul, was commissioned to replace the old, wooden building that had been inaugurated in 1833.
[Sabah, 2 September 2013]

Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 24 November 2018

Kastamonu University

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Flag of Kastamonu University, two versions - Image by Ivan Sache, 14 January 2018

Kastamonu University (website) was established by Law No. 5,467, passed on 1 March 2006. The university is composed of 13 Faculties, 3 Schools, 13 Vocational Schools and 2 Institutes.

The flag of the university (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is red with the university's emblem. On some flags (photo, photo), the emblem is bordered by a thin white fimbriation.


Table flag of Kastamonu University - Image by Ivan Sache, 14 January 2018

The white flag charged with the university's emblem appears to be used only as a table flag (photo).

Ivan Sache, 14 January 2018

Kastamonu Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Flag of KATSO - Image by Ivan Sache, 31 March 2019

The Kastamonu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kastamonu Ticaret ve Sanayi Odası - KATSO; website) is one of the pioneering chambers of Turkey. In the official documents of the Province of Kastamonu, it is written that there has been a chamber of industry in Kastamonu since 1882. In the first years of the Republic, it carried out its activities under the name of Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The flag of KATSO (photo, photo, photo) is white with the organization's emblem.

Ivan Sache, 31 March 2019

Kastamonuspor 1966


Flag of Kastamonuspor 1966 - Image by Ivan Sache, 29 November 2016

Kastamonuspor 1966 (Kastamonu 1966 Spor Kulübü) was established in summer 2014 as the merger of the bankrupted Kastamonuspor with Tosya Belediyespor.

The flag of Kastamonuspor 1966 (photo) is white with the club's emblem in the middle. The colours of the club are a tribute to AC Milan.

Ivan Sache, 29 November 2016