Gulf of Çandarlı

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The Gulf of Çandarlı (Turkish: Çandarlı Körfezi), known in antiquity as the Elaitic Gulf (Ancient Greek: Ὲλαϊτικὸς κόλπος), is a gulf on the Aegean Sea, with its inlet between the cities of Çandarlı and Foça. Around it were located the chief cities of the Aeolian confederacy.[1]

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  1. ^ William Smith, A Smaller Classical Dictionary of Biography, Mythology, and Geography (J. Murray, 1874), p. 276.

Coordinates: 38°52′48″N 26°54′00″E / 38.8800°N 26.9000°E / 38.8800; 26.9000