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Sandaraca or Sandarake (Ancient Greek: Σανδαράκη) was a coastal town of ancient Bithynia, at a distance of 90 stadia to the east of the river Oxines.[1][2]

Its site is located near Zonguldak in Asiatic Turkey.[3][4]


  1. ^ Arrian. Periplus Ponti Euxini. Vol. p. 14.
  2. ^ Anon. Peripl. P. E. p. 4.
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 86, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 41°27′24″N 31°47′12″E / 41.4566075°N 31.786683°E / 41.4566075; 31.786683