Conana or Konana (Ancient Greek: Κόνανα) was an inland town of ancient Pisidia inhabited during Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine times.[1] The town may also have been called Justinianopolis or Ioustinianoupolis (Ἰουστινιανούπολις).[1] The town was a bishopric in early days of Christianity; no longer the seat of a residential bishop, it remains a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[2]

Its site is located near Gönen, in Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Catholic Hierarchy
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Conana". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 37°57′22″N 30°30′54″E / 37.956°N 30.515°E


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Üçayaklı ruins

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Black Sea
Central Anatolia
Eastern Anatolia

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