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Pınarbaşı (District Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Pınarbaşı - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 7 July 2015

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Presentation of Pınarbaşı

The municipality of Pınarbaşı (27,045 inhabitants in 2012, 10,960 in the town proper; 33,824 ha) is located 40 km east of Kayseri.

Ivan Sache, 9 March 2016

Flag of Pınarbaşı

The flag of Pınarbaşı (photo) is white with the municipality's emblem. "Belediyesi" means "Municipality".
The emblem of the municipality features the mausoleum of Emir Melik Gazi.

Emir Melik Gazi, known for his bravery and miracles and one of the 12 sons of Danişmend Ahmed Gazi who made Kayseri a Turkish town, died in 1131. His tomb (presentation) is near the fortress, which he conquered in the village called Melikgazi in Pınarbaşı. It is a complex with is surrounding, mosque, medresse and kitchen. His mummy is under the tomb, in a coffin. The tomb carries the characteristics of Seljuk Architecture and is an old place of visit.

Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 9 March 2016