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Kelesa was a coastal town of ancient Bithynia on the Black Sea inhabited during Roman times. Its name does not occur in ancient authors, but is inferred from epigraphic and other evidence.[1]

Its site is located near Akkaya in Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 86, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°06′00″N 31°12′54″E / 41.099999°N 31.215037°E / 41.099999; 31.215037