Patara (Ancient Greek: Πάταρα) was a small ancient city in ancient Cappadocia or Lesser Armenia, (Tab. Peut.), later in Pontus. The city lay on the major trade road from Trapezus on the Black Sea to Satala, and thence to Lake Van.
Patara may refer to the following places and jurisdictions :
in Asian Turkey
Patara (Lycia), a former Ancient city and bishopric, now a Latin Catholic titular see
Patara (Cappadocia), an ancient city in Turkeyin India
Patara, Jalandhar, a village in Punjab
Patara, Kanpur, a village in Uttar Pradesh