Demre is a town in . Known as Myra in ancient times, the most famous inhabitant of the town who ever lived is perhaps Saint Nicholas, a 4th-century bishop on whom the Santa Claus figure is usually said to have been based.
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was an ancient Greek, then Roman Greek, then Byzantine Greek, then Ottoman Greek town in , which became the small Turkish town of Kale, renamed Demre in 2005, in the present-day of . Photo: Imehling, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church is an ancient East Roman basilica church in the ancient city of , now a museum located in modern Demre, , . Photo: Dosseman, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Andriake or was an ancient city and the port of the ancient town of in . is situated 3½ km southwest of Demre.

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, Demre is a village in the District of Demre, , . is situated 4 km north of Demre.

is a village in the District of Demre, , . is situated 4½ km east of Demre.


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