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Sakarya (Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Sakarya - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 January 2018

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Flag of Sakarya

The flag of Sakaraya (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem. "Büyükşehir Belediyesi" means "Metropolitan Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 28 September 2012

Sakarya Water and Sewerage Administration


Flag of SASKİ - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 1 February 2018

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

Tomislav Šipek, 1 February 2018

Sakarya University


Flag of SAÜ - Image by Ivan Sache, 13 February 2018

SAÜ (website) was established by Law No. 3837, enacted on 3 July 1992. The nucleus of SAÜ was formed by the School of Engineering and Architecture, founded in 1970 and affiliated with İstanbul Technical University. This school turned into the State Academy of Engineering and Architecture in 1971 and served as a Faculty from 1982 to 1992.
SAÜ is composed of 18 Faculties, 4 Schools, 15 Vocational Schools, and 5 Institutes.

The flag of SAÜ (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem.

Ivan Sache, 13 February 2018

Professional boards

Sakarya Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Flag of SATSO - Image by Ivan Sache, 4 August 2019

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

Ivan Sache, 4 August 2019

Sakarya Commodity Exchange

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Flag of STB, current and former versions - Images by Ivan Sache, 7 August 2019

Sakarya's local agribusiness merchants decided the foundation of STB (website) on 18 February 1957. The Ministry of Commerce approved the establishment of STB on 19 February 1957 and it started taking action on 15 April 1957.

The flag of STB (photo, photo). The former flag of STB (photo) was white with the organization's former emblem in the center.

Ivan Sache, 7 August 2019

Sports clubs


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Flag of Sakaryaspor, two versions - Images by Ivan Sache, 7 December 2016

Sakaryaspor (Sakaryaspor Kulübü) was established on 17 June 1965, as the merger of İdmanyurdu, Güneşspor, Ada Gençlik and Gençlerbirliği.
The club played in the top league for the seasons 1981-1986, 1987-1990, 1998-1999, 2004-2005 and 2006-2007. Sakaryaspor finished 5th in 1981-1982 and 6th in 1983-1984 and 1984-1985. The club won the Turkish Cup in 1988 (2-0; 1-1, to Samsunspor), qualifying for the UEFA European Cup Winners' Cup (1st round: 2-0; 0-1, to Békéscsabai Elöre; 2nd round, 1-3; 0-3 to Eintracht Frankfurt).

The flag of Sakaryaspor (photo) is green with the club's emblem in the middle, and, beneath it, the writing "SAKARYASPOR" either in black or white letters. On the stand-alone emblem, used on a white background, "SAKARYA" is written in green and "SPOR" in black, matching the colours of the two "S" forming the emblem.
The quadrangular frame is a tribute to the club's supporters coming from all over Turkey.
[Club website]


Former flag of Sakaryaspor - Image by Ivan Sache, 7 December 2016

The club formerly used a more traditional emblem (photo, photo), featuring the bridge also shown on the municipal emblem of Sakarya. The writing used on the emblem differred between the stand-alone emblem (SAKARYASPOR) and the flag (SAKARYASPOR A. Ş.). A.Ş. means "Anonim Şirketi", that is, "Simple Commandite Company".
The club's supporters bitterly criticized the club's president, İsmail Gürses, for the change of the emblem.

Ivan Sache, 7 December 2016

Sakarya Büyükşehir Belediyespor


Flag of Sakarya Büyükşehir Belediyespor - Image by Ivan Sache, 30 July 2019

Sakarya Büyükşehir Belediyespor is the multi-sport club managed by the Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality.
The flag of the club (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the club's emblem, which is similar to the municipal emblem, with appropriate writing and foundation year (1995).

Ivan Sache, 30 July 2019