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Sivas (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Sivas, two versions - Images by Jens Pattke, 3 November 2012

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Flag of Sivas

The flag of Sivas (photo) is red with the municipality's emblem in the middle. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality". The flag also exists (photo) with a white background and a golden emblem.

Tomislav Šipek, 23 October 2012

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