Philia (Thrace)

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Philia (Ancient Greek: Φιλία) was a town of ancient Thrace, on the coast of the Euxine, situated on a promontory of the same name.[1] It was situated 310 stadia southeast of Salmydessus.

Its site is located near Karaburun in European Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. 3.11.4.
  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.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Philia". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 41°20′17″N 28°40′36″E / 41.3381803°N 28.6766806°E / 41.3381803; 28.6766806