Limnae (Bithynia)

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Limnae or Limnai (Ancient Greek: Λίμναι) was a town of ancient Bithynia on the coast of the Propontis.

It was a colony of Miletus.[1]

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


  1. ^ Pseudo Scymnus or Pausanias of Damascus, Circuit of the Earth, § 696
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°43′18″N 29°30′07″E / 40.721716°N 29.502079°E / 40.721716; 29.502079