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Syangela (Ancient Greek: Συάγγελα) was a town of ancient Caria. It was a polis (city-state)[1] and a member of the Delian League, appearing in tribute lists of ancient Athens.[2] It, along with Myndus, avoided synoecism into Halicarnassus when Mausolus united other ancient cities into Halicarnassus.[3]

Its site is located near Kaplan Dağ, Asiatic Turkey.[4][5]


  1. ^ Mogens Herman Hansen & Thomas Heine Nielsen (2004). "Karia". An inventory of archaic and classical poleis. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 1108–1109. ISBN 0-19-814099-1.
  2. ^ IG I³ 71
  3. ^ Strabo. Geographica. Vol. 13.1.59. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
  4. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 37°03′01″N 27°34′13″E / 37.050371°N 27.570356°E / 37.050371; 27.570356