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Flag of Gelendost - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 21 May 2015
The municipality of Gelendost (16,741 inhabitants in 2012, 5,437 in the town proper; 64,652 ha) is located in west central Anatolia.
Ivan Sache, 2 March 2016
The flag of Gelendost (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem in the middle. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".
The emblem of the municipality features two apple. Quoting H. Yilmaz [Acta Scientiarum Polonorum, Hortorum Cultus, 13, 3-12, 2014]:
Apples can be grown in almost all parts of the Turkey and apple production constitutes 9% of total fruit areas and 20% of total fruit production. 23.4% of the total apple production of Turkey is supplied from Isparta province [TURKSTAT 2012]. Apple plays a key role in the economy of Isparta. In Isparta, agricultural land is 178 162 ha; 37 184 ha of agricultural lands is allocated to fruit growing (28.8% of total area) in province. Eğirdir, Gelendost and Senirkent districts are significant apple producers in Isparta province. These three districts cover 73.2% of total apple production in Isparta province.
Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 2 March 2016