Crenides (Bithynia)

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Crenides or Krenides (Ancient Greek: Κρηνίδες), or Cranides or Kranides (Κρανίδες), was a town on the Pontic coast of Bithynia, according to Arrian 60 stadia east of Sandaraca; according to Marcian only 20 stadia. It was between Heraclea and the mouth of the Billaeus.

The site of Crenides is near the modern Kilimli, Turkey.[1][2]


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

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

Coordinates: 41°29′26″N 31°50′27″E / 41.49065°N 31.84095°E / 41.49065; 31.84095 [[Category:History of Zonguldak Province