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Kayseri (Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Kayseri, horizontal and vertical version - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 20 November 2017


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Flag of Kayseri

The flag of Kayseri (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem. "Büyükşehir Belediyesi" means "Metropolitan Municipality".
The emblem features the snowy Mount Erciyes (3,916 m), Kayseri's landmark.

Tomislav Šipek, 20 November 2012


Former flag of Kayseri

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Former flag of Kayseri, two sets of horizontal and vertical versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 20 November 2017

The former flag of Kayseri (photo, photo, photo, photo) was white with the municipality's former emblem. On some flags (photo, photo) the emblem is placed on a diagonally divided white-blue-green square. "Büyükşehir Belediyesi" means "Metropolitan Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 20 November 2017


Kayseri Water and Sewerage Administration

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Flag of KASKİ - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 27 January 2018

The flag of KASKİ (photo, photo) is white with the administration's logo.

Tomislav Šipek, 27 January 2018


Universities

Abdullah Gül University

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Flag of AGÜ, two versions - Images by Ivan Sache, 17 May 2018

AGÜ (website) was established on 21 July 2010 in Kayseri. The university is composed of 4 Faculties and 4 Schools.
The Sümer Campus was built on the former premises of the Sümer Bank Kayseri Textile Factory, once the first industrial site in Turkey. The Mimar Sinan Campus is expected to become AGÜ's main campus, once its building is completed.
AGÜ is named after Kayseri-born Abdullah Gul (b. 1950), 11th President of the Republic of Turkey (2007-2014) and co-founder in 2001 of the AKP party.

The flag of AGÜ (photo, photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem. The flag is also used with the full name of the university (photo).

The red shade of the emblem is prescribed as follows:

Pantone 1797 C
RGB     186  40   34
CMYK    15  100  100  0

Ivan Sache, 17 May 2018


Nuh Naci Yazgan University

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Flag of NNY - Image by Ivan Sache, 7 February 2018

NNY (website), founded by the Kayseri Higher Education and Donation Foundation, was established by Law No. 5,913, passed on 23 June 2009 and published on 7 July 2009 in the Turkish official gazette, No. 27,281.
NNY is composed of 6 Faculties, 1 Vocational School and 2 Institutes.

Nuh Naci Yazgan (1885-1947) participated to the Sivas Congress with another two delegates from Kayseri. Back to Kayseri, he contributed to the foundation of the Society for the Defense of Rights. He published at his own cost the newspaper Erciyes, in which he popularized the national cause defended by Mustafa Kemal Pasha.
After his resignation from the Parliament on 22 December 1924, Nuh Naci Yazgan was appointed by Atatürk to reboot the industrial development of Adana after the minorities had left the town. He established there the National Textile factories, immortalized in Othman Kemal's novels.

The flag of NNY (photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem in the center. Like many other local emblems, the university's emblem features Mt. Erciyes, Kayseri's emblematic mountain.

Ivan Sache, 7 February 2018


Kayseri Chamber of Commerce

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Flag of the Kayseri Chamber of Commerce - Image by Ivan Sache, 14 March 2018

The flag of the Kayseri Chamber of Commerce (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the organization's logo.

Ivan Sache, 14 March 2018


Football clubs

Kayserispor

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Flag of Kayserispor, current and former version - Images by Ivan Sache, 13 March 2016

The Turkish Football Federation become a member of UEFA in 1962 and in an attempt to develop Turkish football the then TFF president Orhan Şefik Apak introduced a new directive which asked for regional teams to unite in order to create more organized and professional clubs.
Kayseri took the initiative and forced a merger between amateur clubs Erciyes Gençlik, Fener Gençlik, Sanayispor and Orta Anadolu Gençlik. The move was headed by Rıfat Gönen who went onto to become the first chairman of the newly founded Kayserispor sports club in 1966.
The Anatolian Stars first spell of top-flight football was in 1972-73, however, the club became a yo-yo club in the following years drifting between the first and second divisions. However, Kayserispor have put those years behind them and since their promotion to the Turkish Super League in 2004-05 the club has never looked back. Kayserispor have finished the league in 5th position three times since his appointment (2005–06, 2006–07, and 2007–08) and won the Turkish Cup in 2008 an unprecedented success in the clubs history.
[Turkish Football - Team Profile]

The flag of Kayserispor is white with the club's emblem in the middle (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo). The club's emblem is made of a shield, vertically divided yellow-red with the black letters "K" and "S", standing for "Kayseri" and "Spor", respectively. The chief is blue with a representation of the snowy Mount Erciyes (3,916 m), Kayseri's landmark.
The former flag of Kayserispor (photo, photo, photo) was diagonally divided red-yellow with slightly different version of the emblem, with thicker letters and "1966", the year of foundation of the club. The flag was bordered by a yellow fringe.

Ivan Sache, 13 March 2016


Kayseri Erciyesspor

Kayseri Erciyesspor (Kayseri Erciyes Spor Kulübü) is the second most important club in Kayseri, after Kayserispor. How the two clubs separated is yet to be researched. The club adopted the professional status in 1988, as Kayseri Emniyetspor, to be renamed as Kayseri Erciyesspor (1989), Büyükşehir Belediye Erciyesspor (1992), Kayseri Erciyesspor again (1996), Melikgazi Belediyesi Erciyesspor (1997), Hacılar Erciyesspor (1999), Kayseri Erciyesspor again (2001), Suat Altın İnşaat Kayseri Erciyesspor (2014), and, eventually, Kayseri Erciyesspor again (2015).
The club played in Super League for the seasons 2005-2007 and 2013-2015, and lost the final of the Turkish Cup in 2007 (0-1 to Beşiktaş). Qualified for the UEFA Cup, Kayseri Erciyesspor was defeated in the first round by Atlético Madrid (0-4; 0-5).

The flag of Kayseri Erciyesspor (photo, photo, photo, photo) is horizontally divided dark blue-blue-dark blue-blue-dark blue with the club's emblem in the middle and the white writing "KAYSERİ" and "ERCİYESSPOR" in the upper and lower stripes, respectively.

Ivan Sache, 29 November 2016