Friday, August 19, 2022


Anatolia is an ancient name for this province and comes from a Greek word meaning “the East.” It includes most of today’s Turkey.


North: Dardanelles, Sea of Mamara, Bosporus, then Black Sea east to the mouth of the Coruh River. 

To the north: Hellas and, across the Black Sea, Slavia.

East: Coruh, Euphrates, and Orontes rivers.

To the east: Incognita (Persia).

South: the Mediterranean Sea (from the Orontes to the Datça Peninsula).

To the south: the East and, across the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt.

West: the Aegean Sea (from the Datça Peninsula to the Dardanelles)

To the west: Hellas.

Major cities

Primary city: Ankara.

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