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Tavas (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Tavas, two versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 25 October 2017

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Presentation of Tavas

The municipality of Tavas (47,773 inhabitants in 2012, 12,568 in the town proper; 15,851 ha) is located 40 km south of Denizli.

Ivan Sache, 13 March 2016

Flag of Tavas

The flag of Tavas (photo, photo) is white with the municipality's emblem in the middle. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality", while "Belediye Başkanlığı" means "Municipality Presidency".
The emblem of the municipality features a dancer performing the local zeybek dance known as Tavas Zeybeği. Zeybek dances are traditional dances from western and south-western Anatolia.

Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 25 October 2017

Former flag of Tavas


Former flag of Tavas - Image by Jens Pattke, 8 June 2015

The former flag of Tavas (photo) was white with the municipality's former emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 13 March 2016



Flag of Kızılcabölükspor - Image by Ivan Sache, 3 December 2016

Kızılcabölükspor (Kızılcabölük Spor Kulübü) was established in 1982.
The flag of Kızılcabölükspor (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is horizontally divided in ten stripes, in turn red and yellow, with the club's emblem. The weaver's needle (Turkish, mekik) on the emblem recalls the original name of the club, Mekikspor, chosen as a tribute to the local textile industry

Ivan Sache, 3 December 2016

Former municipalities


[Municipality flag]

Flag of Çağırgan - Image by Jens Pattke, 30 June 2013

The flag of Çağırgan (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem. "Belediye Başkanlığı" means "Municipality Presidency".

Tomislav Šipek, 28 June 2013


[Municipality flag]

Flag of Kızılca - Image by Jens Pattke, 30 June 2013

Kızılca (1,871 inhabitants in 2014) is located 20 km south-west of Tavas.

The flag of Kızılca is white with the municipality's emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".
The emblem of the former municipality features a column representing the ancient town of Sebastopolis. Sebastopolis is 2 km east of Kızılca. Although the first establishment of the archaic city is not known, the ruins on the surface belong to the Roman and Byzantine Periods. The ruins are Tumulus Hill, stadium and necropolis.
[Ministry of Culture and Tourism]

Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 25 March 2016