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Bilecik (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Bilecik, horizontal and vertical versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 12 January 2018


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Presentation of Bilecik

The municipality of Bilecik (77,976 inhabitants in 2016, 63,275 in the town of Bilecik; 43,070 ha) is located 200 km south-east of Istanbul and 100 km east of Bursa.

Ivan Sache, 11 January 2018


Flag of Bilecik

The flag of Bilecik (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem, which was adopted in July 2017 "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".

The crescent and star represent the past and present of Turkey. The circle of 16 stars represent the Sixteen Great Turkish Empires. Turquoise, a color named for Turkey, is a symbol of strength, power, stability and power. The network represented on the turquoise background is a symbol of technology, innovation and innovation.
The two arrows form number "113", the code of Bilecik Province.
[Milliyet, 5 July 2017]

Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 19 December 2017


Former flag of Bilecik

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Former flag of Bilecik - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 19 December 2017

The former flag of Bilecik (photo) was white with the municipality's former emblem (detail), which features the clock tower built by Sultan Abdulhamid II.

Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 19 December 2017


Municipalities

Bayırköy

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Flag of Bayırköy - Image by Jens Pattke, 25 May 2015

The flag of Bayırköy (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem in the middle. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 6 August 2013


Vezirhan

[Municipality flag]

Flag of Vezirhan - Image by Jens Pattke, 8 June 2015

The flag of Vezirhan (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem in the middle. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 6 August 2013


Bilecik Sheikh Edebali University

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Flag of Bilecik University - Image by Ivan Sache, 29 June 2017

Bilecik Sheikh Edebali University (Bilecik Şeyh Edebali Üniversitesi) was established in 2007.
The university's namesake is Sheikh Edebali (1206-1326, therefore traditionally believed to have lived 120 years, buried in Bilecik) is considered as one of the spiritual founders of the Ottoman Empire. He has remained famous for its advice to Osman Ghazi (1299; full text), ending with "O Osman! Know your past so well that you can walk strongly to the future. Do not forget from where you came so you may not forget where you go."

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

Ivan Sache, 29 June 2017


Bilecik Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Flag of the Bilecik Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Image by Ivan Sache, 14 November 2017

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

Ivan Sache, 14 November 2017