Pontus (region)

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Ancient Region of Anatolia
Pontus (Πόντος)
Location North eastern Anatolia
State existed: 302-64 BC
Nation Leucosyri
Historical capitals Amasya
Famous rulers Mithridates VI Eupator
Roman province Pontus
The Pontus region

Pontus (Greek: Πόντος) is a historical region on the southern coast of the Black Sea. Today it is part of Turkey.

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