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Refahiye (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Refahiye - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 May 2020

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Presentation of Refahiye

The municipality of Refahiye (12,446 inhabitants in 2018; 17,440 ha) is located 70 km west of Erzincan.

Ivan Sache, 28 May 2020

Flag of Refahiye

The flag of Refahiye (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem. "T.C." stands for "Türkiye Cumhuriyeti", "Republic of Turkey"; "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".

The emblem was adopted in January 2020. The municipality organized a public contest, to no avail: the commission in charge of the evaluation of proposals did not find them relevant and proposed its own design, which was eventually adopted by the municipality.
The logo features on top the Dumanli mountains. The blue stripes represents water, emphasizing Refahiye as a a natural wonder while the lower stripes represent the place as a "green paradise".
The bee and honey comb represent the famous Refahiye honey. The orange color represents the municipality's dynamics.
Haber-24, 20 January 2020]

Tomislav Šipek, 26 May 2020

Former flag of Refahiye


Former flag of Refahiye - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 30 June 2015

The former flag of Refahiye was white with the municipality's former emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 30 June 2015