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Didymoteicho, meaning twin walls, from didymos, twin and teichos, wall, is a town located in the eastern part of the prefecture of Evros, Greece. It is the seat of the municipality and the province of the same name. It is located around 12 kilometers from Turkey and the western banks of the Evros.
In the west, much of the land is mountainous and forested, while farmlands are located in the central and the northern part. It is linked with GR-51. The town sits on a plain and located south east of Svilengrad, south of Edirne, Turkey and Orestiada, west of Uzunkopru, about 20 kilometers north of Soufli and about 90 kilometers north of Alexandroupoli. The main produce is cattle, fruits and vegetables and some flowers. The hills dominate further west. Didymoteicho has a school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, churches, banks, a police station, a water tower, a post office, a library, and a square or plateia.
Didymoteicho was first mentioned in the 9th century. A castle was later built. In medieval times it was an important market town. Under Turkish rule it was known as Dimetoka or Demotika. The Ottoman sultan Bayezid II was born there. During the Ottoman period, the town was a major center for the Bektashi Sufi order. After the Poltava campaign King Charles XII of Sweden lived in the town during 1713-1714.

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