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Flag of Karabük - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 14 November 2017
The municipality of Karabük (134,406 inhabitants in 2016, 118,373 in the town of Karabük) is located 200 km north of .
Ivan Sache, 16 November 2017
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
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
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
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