Demre

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On the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, Demre, formerly known as Kale, is a small agricultural area. It was also the ancient town of Myra in Lycia. Until the 1920s, when they were forced to move to Greece during the population exchange between Turkey and Greece, a group of Christian Greeks lived in Demre.The historical figure who ultimately became Santa Claus was Saint Nicholas. During the 4th century, he resided in Myra and was the town's bishop. For tourists who want to visit the tomb of Saint Nicholas, the town is a popular destination.

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