Argyropolis (Thrace)

Argyropolis or Bytharion was a town of ancient Thrace, inhabited during Byzantine times.[1]

Its site is located near Tophane in European Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 53, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°01′35″N 28°58′49″E / 41.026411°N 28.980152°E


Argyropolis or Argyroupolis (Greek: Αργυρούπολις, "silver town") can refer to:

Argyropolis (Thrace), a town of ancient Thrace, now in Turkey

Gümüşhane in the Pontus (northeastern Turkey)

Argyroupoli, a southern suburb of Athens, Greece, founded by refugees from Gümüşhane

Argyroupoli, Rethymno, a village in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete

Argirópolis, a city proposal by Argentinian statesman Domingo F. Sarmiento to be the capital of the Confederate States del Plata (Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay)

Black Sea
Central Anatolia
Eastern Anatolia

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