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Aperlae

Aperlae (or Aperlæ) was a city on the southern coast of ancient Lycia and former notable bishopric, now a Latin Catholic titular see. It did not play any significant role in history or politics, yet its lifespan of 1,300 years is worth note. Harsh terrain made it difficult to survive, but like other towns along the coast, it thrived on the production of Tyrian dye.