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Coordinates: 39°17′58″N 34°31′13″E / 39.299498°N 34.520165°E / 39.299498; 34.520165
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Soanda (Ancient Greek: Σόανδα), or Soandum or Soandon (Σόανδον), was a fortified settlement of ancient Cappadocia, inhabited in Roman times.[1][2][3] The same place seems to be alluded to by Frontinus, who calls it Suenda.[4]

Its site is tentatively located near Uşaklı Höyük (Kuşaklı Hüyük), Asiatic Turkey.[1][5]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 63, and directory notes accompanying. ISBN 978-0-691-03169-9.
  2. ^ Strabo. Geographica. Vol. xiv. p. 663. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
  3. ^ Antonine Itinerary p. 202.
  4. ^ Frontinus, Strategemata, 3.2.9.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

39°17′58″N 34°31′13″E / 39.299498°N 34.520165°E / 39.299498; 34.520165