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Flag of Keban - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 5 November 2017
The municipality of Keban (6,579 inhabitants in 2012, 4,860 in the town of Keban) is located 70 km northwest of Elaziğ.
Ivan Sache, 5 November 2017
The flag of Keban (photo,
photo) is white with the municipality's emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".
The emblem features the Keban Dam.
Keban Dam is a hydroelectric dam in Turkey's east, the first and most
upstream of several large-scale dams to be built on the Euphrates by
Turkey. Construction of the dam commenced in 1966 and was completed in
1974. Keban Dam Lake, the reservoir created by Keban Dam, has a surface
area of 675 square kilometers and is reputedly the fourth-largest lake
in Turkey behind Lake Van, Lake Tuz, and the reservoir created by the
The electricity generation at Keban Dam increased to 8 billion kWh in 2010.
[World Bulletin, 6 January 2011]
Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 5 November 2017