Dioclea, Dioclia, Diocleia, or Diokleia (Ancient Greek: Διοκλεία) was a town of ancient Phrygia, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.
In Hellenic times it had a mint, under its king Elagabalus.
It was the see of a Christian bishop. Lequien, names only two known bishops of the town. Constantius (fl 431 - 451) and Evander No longer the seat of a residential bishop, it remains a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.
Its site is located near Yeşilhisar in Asiatic Turkey.
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This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Diocleia". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.
Coordinates: 38°39′50″N 29°53′17″E / 38.6638015°N 29.88814°E