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Karabük (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Karabük - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 14 November 2017

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Presentation of Karabük

The municipality of Karabük (134,406 inhabitants in 2016, 118,373 in the town of Karabük) is located 200 km north of Ankara.

Ivan Sache, 16 November 2017

Flag of Karabük

The flag of Karabük (photo, photo) is white with the municipality's emblem . "Belediyesi" means "Municipality". "Haziran" means "June".
The emblem represents the Kardemir (Karabük Demir Çelik Fabrikaları - Karabük Iron and Steel Works) factory (photo, photo).

The first initiatives towards the establishment of iron and steel industry in Turkey was started in 1925 by the Ministry of Economy. The first law on the establishment of the iron industry entered into force on 29 March 1926. The establishment of an iron and steel plant was decided in 1932, with the contribution of foreign experts. The construction of the Karabük plant, based on a £ 2.5 million loan agreement signed with the British government on 10 November 1936, was tendered to H.A. Brassert Company. The site was located between the Soğanlı and Araç streams. On 3 April 1937, Prime Minister Ismet inönü set up the cornerstone of the plant, which was put into operation ob 6 June 1939.
The Kardemir company was created in the 1950s, under the General Directorate of State Enterprises, evolving within the following years in a large organization, which has about 4,000 people. The company invested in shipyards, ports, dams, petrochemical plants, bridges, fitness and, most importantly, design of industrial plants, manufacturing and installation of Kardemir factories across the country. The original factory was awarded the nickname of "The Factory that creates Factories". Restructured in 1962, the company was privatized, as Kardemir Inc. (corporate website), on 30 March 1995.

Tomislav Šipek & I<>Ivan Sache, 16 November 2017

Former flag of Karabük

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Former flag of Karabük, two versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 14 November 2017

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

Tomislav Šipek, 14 November 2017

Karabük University


Flag of KBÜ - Image by Ivan Sache, 13 January 2018

KBÜ, established in 2007, is composed of 14 Faculties, 4 Graduate Schools, 4 Schools and 7 Vocational Schools.

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

Ivan Sache, 13 January 2018

Karabük Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Flag of KTSO - Image by Ivan Sache, 2 August 2019

The flag of KTSO (photo) is white with the organization's emblem. The emblem features in the center the graphic elements of the emblem of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB).

Ivan Sache, 2 August 2019

Kardemir Karabükspor


Flag of Kardemir Karabükspor - Image by Ivan Sache, 4 June 2017

Kardemir Karabükspor (Kardemir Demir Çelik Karabükspor) was established in 1969 as the merger of Karabük Gençlikspor and Demir Çelik Spor. Kardemir is the club's main sponsor.
Kardemir Karabükspor played in the top league in the 1993-1994, 1997-1999, 2010-2015, and 2016-2017 seasons.

The flag of Kardemir Karabükspor (photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the club's emblem. The upper part of the emblem features the logo of Kardemir ("DC" stand for Demir Çelik, Iron and Steel).

Ivan Sache, 4 June 2017