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Flag of Baskil - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 5 November 2017
The municipality of Baskil (19,363 inhabitants in 2012, 4,963 in the town of Baskil) is located 4O km west of Elaziğ.
Ivan Sache, 5 November 2017
The flag of Baskil (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".
Baskil is one of the main centers of apricot production in Turkey. The
fruit is celebrated every summer by the Apricot Festival.
In 2103, the municipality produced 46,980 t fresh apricots, of which
42,980 t were allocated to processing, yielding 10,745 t dried apricots.
The emblem also features the Kömhüran bridge, built over river Euphrates in 1983, connecting the Malatya and Elaziğ provinces.
Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 5 November 2017