New Testament Sites in Turkey

City / Act

Adramyttium (Edremit)

Acts 27:2

Antioch (Antakya)

Acts 6:5; 11:19–30; 13:1–3; 14:26–15:3; 15:22–35; 18:22–23

Asia

Acts 2:9; 6:9; 16:6; 19:10, 22, 2627; 20:4, 16,18; 21:27; 24:19; 27:2; Rom 16:5; 1 Cor 6:19; 2
Cor 1:8; 2 Tim 1:15; 1 Peter 1:1; Rev 1:4

Assos (Behramkale)

Acts 20:13–14

Attalia (Antalya)

Acts 14:25–26

Bithynia (Nicomedia (Izmit);Nicea (Iznik))

Acts 16:7; 1 Peter 1:1

Cappadocia Province (Caesarea Mazaca (Kayseri))

Acts 2:9; 1 Peter 1:1

Cilicia

Acts 6:9; 15:23, 41; 21:39; 22:3; 23:34; 27:5; Gal 1:21

Cnidus

Acts 27:7

Colossae (Honaz)

Col 1:2

Derbe (Ekinozu)

Acts 14:6–7, 20–23; 16:1

Ephesus (Selcuk)

Acts 18:19–21, 24–26; 19:1–20:1; 20:16–17; 1 Cor 15:32; 16:8; Eph 1:1; 1 Tim 1:3; 2 Tim 1:18; 4:12; Rev 1:11; 2:1–7

Euphrates River (Firat Nehri)

Rev 9:14; 16:12

Galatia

Acts 16:6; 18:23; Gal 1:2; 3:1; 2 Tim 4:10; 1 Pet 1:1

Haran (Harran)

Acts 7:2, 4

Hierapolis (Pamukkale)

Col 4:13

Iconium (Konya)

Acts 13:51–14:5; 16:2

Laodicea (Denizli)

Col. 2:1, 4:13–16; Rev 1:11; 3:14–22

Lycaonia

Acts 14:6

Lycia

Acts 27:5

Lystra (Hatunsaray)

Acts 14:6–23; 16:1–5

Magog (Lydia?)

Rev 20:8

Miletos (Milet)

Acts 20:15–38; 2 Tim 4:20

Myra (Kale; Demre)

Acts 27:5

Mysia

Acts 16:7–8

Pamphylia

Acts 2:10; 13:3; 14:24; 15:38; 27:5

Patara (Ova)

Acts 21:1

Perga (Perge)

Acts 13:13–14; 14:25

Pergamum (Bergama)

Rev 1:11; 2:12–17

Philadelphia (Alasehir)

Rev 1:11; 3:7–13

Phrygia

Acts 2:10; 16:6; 18:23

Pisidian Antioch (Yalvac)

Acts 13:14–50; 14:19, 21–23

Pontus (Amisos (Samsun))

Acts 2:9; 1 Pet 1:1

Sardis (Sart)

Rev 1:11; 3:1–6

Seleucia (Samandag)

Acts 13:4

Smyrna (Izmir)

Acts 20:1(?); Rev 1:11; 2:8–11

Syria

Matt 4:24; Luke2:2;Acts15:23,41;18:18;20:3;21:3;Gal 1:21

Tarsus

Acts 9:11, 30; 11:25; 21:39; 22:3

Thyatira (Akhisar)

Rev 1:11; 2:18

Troas (Dalyan)

Acts 16:8–11; 20:1(?), 5–13; 2 Cor 2:12; 2 Tim 4:13

Trogyllium

Acts 20:15 (KJV)

New TestamentThe origin of the church in Turkey goes back to the events immediately following the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ in Judea. On the Day of Pentecost Jews from Cappadocia, Pontus, Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphylia were gathered in Jerusalem (Acts 2:9–10).......more
New Testament Line30 / Acts2:9 Jews from Asia Minor at Jerusalem Pentecost.
33 / Acts9: St. Paul sent off to Tarsus..
43 / Acts 11:19– 24 Church planted in Antioch among Jews & Gentiles..
44 / Acts 11:25– 30 St. Paul and St. Barnabas minister in Antioch more
New Testament SitesAdramyttium (Edremit)
Antioch (Antakya)
Asia
Assos (Behramkale) more
Old TestamentTwo of the four rivers in the Creation account have their source in eastern Turkey. The Euphrates and Tigris Rivers flowed through the Garden of Eden (Gen. 2:13). Some traditions suggest that this garden in which Adam and Eve lived was located in southeastern Turkey
Old Testament SitesAram-naharaim Gen 24:10
Ararat (Agri Dagi) Gen 8:4; Tob 1:21
Ararat (Urartu, Van) 2 Kgs 19:37; Isa 37:38; Jer 51:27
Armenia (Ararat) Isa 37:38 (LXX)