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Sivas (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Sivas, horizontal and vertical versions - Images by Jens Pattke (left and centre), 3 November 2012, and Tomislav Šipek (right), 30 December 2017, respectively

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Flag of Sivas

The flag of Sivas, used horizontally, is red (photo) or white (photo) with the municipality's emblem. The flag used vertically (photo). has a purple background. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 30 December 2017

Republic University

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Flag of Republic University, current and former versions - Images by Ivan Sache, 9 February 2018

Republic University was established in 1973 as a Faculty of Medecine on the campus of Hacettepe University during the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Turkish Republic, and relocated to Sivas in 1982.

The flag of Republic University (photo) is white with the university's emblem.
The emblem was recently modified from the original one. Beforehand, the university used a white flag charged with the old emblem (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo), as featured on the logo of the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the university. The new emblem adds a frame shaped like a Seljuk star around the original emblem.
[Bizim Sivas, 22 January 2017]

Ivan Sache, 9 February 2018

Football clubs


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Flag of Sivasspor, two versions - Images by Ivan Sache, 14 March 2016

Sivasspor was originally formed in 1932, as Sivas Gençlik. The merger of Sivas Gençlik,Yolspor and Kızılırmak was eventually authorized to adopt the professional status in 1967. Sivasspor joined the First League in 2005, finishing 4th in 2008 and 2nd in 2009.

The flag of Sivasspor is white with the club's emblem in the middle (photo). The emblem of Sivasspor is a white shield charged with "SS", for "Sivasspor", and "1967", the year of foundation of the professional club, in red characters. The chief of the shield is red, inscribed with the club's name in white letters surmounted by three white stars, undoubtedly representing the three amateur clubs that merged to form Sivasspor.
The club also uses a flag diagonally divided red-white with the club's emblem in the middle (photo).


Flag of Sivasspor's German supporter - Image by Ivan Sache, 14 March 2016

Jürgen Holz, a German living in Nuremberg, became such a great fan of Sivasspor that he was awarded the nickname of "German Yiğido", "Yiğido" being the club''s nickname. He eventually travelled to Sivas in November 2013, where he was warmly welcomed, and attended the match against Bursaspor, using a German-Turkish flag inscribed with "Yiğido" in white letters in the black stripe (photo).

Ivan Sache, 14 March 2016

Sivas Belediyespor


Flag of Sivas Belediyespor - Image by Ant&oaucte;nio Martins, 30 November 2016

Sivas Belediyespor (Sivas Belediye Spor Kulübü) was established in 1995 by the Municipality of Sivas, as Sivas Dört Eylül Belediyespor. The club adopted its current name in 2015.
The flag of Sivas Belediyespor (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the club's emblem in the center. The emblem features the same charges as the emblem of the municipality.

Ivan Sache, 27 November 2016