Brunca (Bithynia)

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Brunca or Brunka or Brunga was a town of ancient Bithynia on the coast of the Propontis, on the road from Nicomedia to Libyssa, 13 M.P. from the former and 12 M.P. of the latter.[1][2]

Its site is tentatively located near Hereke/Yarımca, in Asiatic Turkey.[3][4]


  1. ^ It. Hieron, p. 572 ed. Wesseling
  2. ^ Walther Ruge: Brunga.(in German) In: Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (RE). Volume III,1, Stuttgart 1897, col. 906.
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°46′40″N 29°42′04″E / 40.777757°N 29.701046°E / 40.777757; 29.701046