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Mersin (Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey)

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Flag of Mersin - Image by Jens Pattke, 4 October 2012

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Flag of Mersin

The flag of Mersin (photo, photo) is white with the municipality's emblem in the middle. "MERSIN BÜYÜKŞEHİR BELEDİYESİ" means "Mersin Metropolitan Municipality".

Tomislav Šipek, 4 October 2012

Mersin İdman Yurdu


Flag of Mersin İdman Yurdu - Image by Ivan Sache, 13 March 2016

Mersin İdman Yurdu Sport Kulübü was founded in 1925 to give the youth of the town of Mersin a chance to excel in sport during the long, hot summers the region experiences. With the summer holidays being three months long it gave students plenty of time to focus efforts on developing their sporting endeavors. The club went on to become widely respected across Mersin and their football team developed a loyal local following.
Mersin Idman Yurdu enjoyed a brief spell in the first division during the mid 1970s. The clubs biggest success was coming runner up in the 1982-83 Turkish Cup final. Unfortunately, they were relegated the same season and spent the next 29 years in the lower leagues before finally achieving promotion to the Turkish Super League.
[Turkish Football - Team Profile]

The official flag of Mersin İdman Yurdu, displayed vertically (photo, photo), is vertically divided red-blue with the club's emblem in the middle. The emblem is made of a red shield charged with interlaced, stylized letters "M", "İ", and "Y". The shield has a broad blue border inscribed with the club's name and year of foundation, "1925", all in white characters.


Flag of Mersin İdman Yurdu's supporters - Image by Ivan Sache, 13 March 2016

The club's supporters use a square flag, quartered red-blue (photo).

Ivan Sache, 13 March 2016