Chelae or Chelai ( Ancient Greek: Χῆλαι) was a coastal town of ancient Bithynia located on the Pontus Euxinus. It appears in the , and in the Tabula Peutingeriana written by Periplus Ponti Euxini Arrian, who places it 20 stadia east of Thynias and 180 west of the mouth of the Sangarius River.
Its site is located near Cebice in
Asiatic Turkey. 
Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). . Princeton University Press. p. 53, and directory notes accompanying. Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World
Lund University. . Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Chelae". . London: John Murray. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography
Coordinates: 41°10′59″N 30°20′15″E / 41.183009°N 30.337495°E Chelae (disambiguation)
Chelae is the plural of Chela (organ).
Chelae or Chelai may also refer to:
Chelae (Bithynia), an ancient town of Bithynia
Chelae (Bosphorus), an ancient town of Bithynia
Chelae (Thrace), an ancient town of Thrace
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