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Virasia was a town in the west of ancient Pontus, inhabited in Byzantine times.[1] According to the Tabula Peutingeriana it was on the road from Antoniopolis through Anadynata to Amasia, 16 M.P. from the latter.[2]

Its site is located near Doğantepe, Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 87, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Tabula Peutingeriana
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°36′56″N 35°34′43″E / 40.615458°N 35.578596°E / 40.615458; 35.578596