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What country is st nicholas from?

St Nicholas is from Greece. He was a historic 4th-century saint and a bishop in Myra. He was popular for secretly giving gifts like putting coins in the shoes of people who left them out for him, and hence became the model for Santa Claus.
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What is St Nicholas' country of origin?
Nicholas of Myra was from Asia Minor, today known as modern Turkey.  wiki.answers.com
What's the story behind St. Nicholas hitting Arius?
There's an account of it at this URL: Bishop Nicholas Loses His Cool. Basically, Arius was asserting that Jesus Christ was not consubstantial with God the Father; apparently at considerable length (which makes sense since it would be incompatible  www.quora.com
Where is St Nicholas from?
The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century  www.chacha.com
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