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Garius or Garios (Ancient Greek: Γάριος) was a town of ancient Paphlagonia, located 80 stadia to the east of Callistratia.[1] It was inhabited during Roman and Byzantine eras.[2]

Its site is located near Katırga in Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Marcian of Heraclea, Periplus p. 72; Anon. Peripl. P. E. p. 6.
  2. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 86, 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). "Garius". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 41°59′20″N 33°34′08″E / 41.9888345°N 33.569007°E / 41.9888345; 33.569007