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Flag of Canik, horizontal and vertical versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 19 January 2018
The municipality of Canik (92,201 inhabitants in 2012; 72,677 in the town of Canik) is part of greater Samsun.
Ivan Sache, 16 April 2018
The flag of Canik, used horizontally (photo) or vertically, is white with the municipality's emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".
The emblem of, designed by Ali Seylan, was unveiled in October 2012. Mayor Osman Genç explained that the former emblem of Canik, featuring classical representations of mountains, hills, rivers and symbols of the sea, was deemed obsolete. The eye-shaped emblem represents Canik as the pupil of the Black Sea, highlighting the strategic location of Samsun.
The different shades of blue represent the sky and the sea, as open horizons. The white, C-shaped area in the center of the emblem stands for "Canik".
[Haber Exen, 8 October 2012]
Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 16 April 2018
Former flag of Canik
Former flag of Canik - Image by Jens Pattke, 12 February 2013The former flag of Canik (photo) was white with the municipality's former emblem.
Tomislav Šipek, 14 January 2013
Flag and table flag of the Canik City Council - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 27 November 2018
The flag of the Canik City Council (photo) is white with the council's emblem. "Kent Konseyi" means "City Council". The table flag (photo) is similar, in a different color scheme.
Tomislav Šipek, 27 November 2018