Patara (Cappadocia)

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.

Its site is located near Madenhanları, Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 87, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°32′38″N 39°38′54″E / 40.543937°N 39.648355°E


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

Black Sea
Central Anatolia
Eastern Anatolia


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