Turkey
Kayaköy

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    Kayaköy

    November 5 in Turkey ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    After lots of ancient history, here's s bit of 20th century history, 1923, to be more specific. For centuries, Turks and Greeks lived together, both in Greece and Turkey. After a war between those 2 countries, both Greece and Turkey decided to repatriate those of the other heritage that were living among them. The two countries called this a population exchange.
    Kayaköy is a former Greek town where all the residents were kicked out and sent to Greece. The town of about 700 houses sites abandoned.
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