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Cyptasia or Kyptasia (Ancient Greek: Κυπτασία) was a town on the Black Sea coast of ancient Paphlagonia.[1] The name appears as Cloptasa in the Tabula Peutingeriana was 7 Roman miles from Sinope on the road to Amisus.

It is located near Eren Boğazı in Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. Vol. 5.4.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 87, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 41°55′42″N 35°04′07″E / 41.92842°N 35.068707°E / 41.92842; 35.068707