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Nallıhan (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Nallıhan - Image by Jens Pattke, 2 December 2012

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Flag of Nallıhan

The flag of Nallıhan is white with the municipality's emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 29 November 2012



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Flag of Çayırhan - Image by Jens Pattke, 2 December 2012

The municipality of Çayırhan (9,039 inhabitants in 2011) is located 35 km of Nallıhan and 130 km of Ankara.

The flag of Çayırhan (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".
The emblem features a miner's lamp, a red lightning representing the power plant and waves representing Sarıyer man-made lake.

The Çayırhan Power Plant supplies 1,800,000,000 KW-hr of electric power into the national grid each year while utilizing poor-quality lignite from local mines. Çayırhan is a good example of successful privatization in the local market. Plant thermal efficiency is high, availability is high, and labor productivity is also high. It is situated at the local indigenous mine mouth lignite reserves. Cayirhan had a wide range of rehabilitation program covering Instrumentation and controls as well as upgrading flue gas cleaning and desulphurization systems.
To meet our country’s increasing energy demands, the Turkish Electricity Authority’s power plants fire poor quality lignite of low calorific value, high ash and high moisture content, which can not be utilized elsewhere. This operation introduces environmental hazards which have to be avoided. Under the current strict environmental regulations, the Authority considers this their major problem to solve, - avoiding environmental pollution while producing electricity from economic fuel sources. Due to the high sulphur content of the fuel from in its mine, Çayırhan Power Plant was selected for the installation of first Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD for short) System in year 1987.
[USAK's Energy Review Newsletter, 23 April 2007]

Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 20 March 2016


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Flag of Sarıyar - Image by Jens Pattke, 2 December 2012

The municipality of Sarıyar (876 inhabitants in 2011) is located 40 km of Nallıhan.

The flag of Sarıyar (photo) is orange with the municipality's emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".
The emblem of the municipality features Sarıyer Dam. Sarıyer Dam (90 m in height and 554 m in length; area of the reservoir: 84 sq. km) was inaugurated on river Sakarya in 1956. The event was commemorated by the release of two companion post stamps, differing only by their colour - red and blue, respectively.

Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 25 March 2016