Chelae (Bosphorus)

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Chelae or Chelai (Ancient Greek: Χῆλαι) was a coastal town of ancient Bithynia located on the Bosphorus.

Its site is located near Keçili Liman in Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 53, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°11′13″N 29°07′11″E / 41.187015°N 29.119739°E / 41.187015; 29.119739