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Flag of Gaziantep, three versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 18 October 2017
The flag of Gaziantep is white (photo, photo) or red (photo) with the municipality's emblem, in black or white, respectively. "Büyükşehir Belediyesi" means "Metropolitan municipality".
Tomislav Šipek, 18 October 2017
Former flag of Gaziantep
Former flag of Gaziantep - Image by Jens Pattke, 4 October 2012
The former flag of Gaziantep (photo) was red with the municipality's former emblem, in white.
Tomislav Šipek, 24 February 2015
Flag of Gazantiepspor - Image by Ivan Sache, 8 March 2016
Gaziantepspor (Gaziantepspor Kulübü) was formed in 1969 under guidance of the then city major Abdulkadir Batur. Batur organized a meeting among 58 of the cities most influential members to discuss laying the foundations for a sports club in the city. The group met repeatedly and founded the club in the same year, electing Beşir Bayram as Gaziantepspor’s first chairman.
After spending most of their history in the lower divisions Gaziantepspor achieved promotion to the Turkish Super League in 1990 and have remained their ever since. The club have been growing in size and stature at a steady pace, finishing 3rd in the 1999–2000, 2000–2001 seasons and 4th in 2002-03, 2003-04, 2010-2011.
[Turkish Football - Team Profile]
The official flag of Gaziantepspor (photo, photo) is white with the club's emblem in the middle.
Gaziantepspor’s emblem (description) represents the cities landmarks. Gaziantep castle is symbolized by the outline of the logo. Above the Gaziantep banner lies the martyr's memorial, the checkered background represents the cities treat to the world, the famous dessert Baklava. In the foreground is a falcon which is the club's nickname as well as the name of one of the city's heroes, Şahinbey.
Flags of Gaziantepspor's supporters - Images by Ivan Sache, 8 March 2016The club's supporters used square flags quartered black and red (photo), the club's colours (description).
Ivan Sache, 8 March 2016
Flag of Gazantiepspor - Image by Ivan Sache, 5 June 2017
Gaziantep BB (Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor Kulubü) was established in 1988 by the municipality of Gaziantep. The club played in the First League for the 1997-2001 seasons. Relegated, it won the Second League the next season and was reincorporated to the First League, in which it has been playing since then.
The flag of Gaziantep BB (photo, photo) is white with the club's emblem.
Ivan Sache, 5 June 2017