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Cinolis or Kinolis (Ancient Greek: Κίνωλις), also known as Cimolis or Kimolis (Κίμωλις), was a Greek[1] small port town on the coast of ancient Paphlagonia. According to Arrian it was situate 180 stadia west of Stephane,[2] but according to Marcian of Heraclea only 150.[3] The nearby town of Anticinolis was located 80 stadia from Cinolis.

Its site is located near Ginoğlu, Asiatic Turkey.[4][5]


  1. ^ Pseudo Scylax, Periplous, § 90
  2. ^ Arrian, Periplus of the Euxine Sea.
  3. ^ Marcian of Heraclea, Periplus Maris Interni, 9.
  4. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 86, and directory notes accompanying.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 41°57′46″N 34°09′16″E / 41.9627125°N 34.154469°E / 41.9627125; 34.154469