Ancient Roman colonies
Colonies or trading posts of Ancient Rome (outside of current Italy), with a significant Roman population.
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- Arles: Iulia Paterna Sextanoum
- Bosra: Once the capital of the Roman province of Arabia Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a)- started as a Roman military camp and grew to become a town from the 5th century
- Budapest: Aquincum
- Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin: Bet Guvrin was the seat of a Roman governorate during the 2nd and 3rd centuries CE. It was at this time one of the most important cities in Roman Palestine and a major crossroads. (AB ev)
- City of Bath: Aquae Sulis
- Fortified City of Carcassonne: Colonia Iulia Carcaso
- Ghadames: Cydamus Link
- Kotor: Risan
- Leptis Magna
- Lyon: Lugdunum
- Medina of Sousse: Hadrumetum
- Mudejar Architecture of Aragon: La Seo Cathedral in Zaragoza is located above the ancient Roman forum of Caesaraugusta.
- Mérida: Emerita Augusta
- Old City of Jerusalem: Colonia Aelia Capitolina
- Oporto: Romans establisned a town there in the 1st century bc, under the name of Portus <= the port>. (AB ev)
- Orange: Colonia Julia Firma Secundanorum Arausio
- Paris, Banks of the Seine: Lutetia
- Pont du Gard: Was built to meet the needs of the colony Nemausu
- Regensburg: Regensburg was known as Castra Regina, there was a large Roman military post and a town; remains are left from the Porta Praetoria
- Tarraco: Tarraco
- Tauric Chersonese: It was subject to Rome from the middle of the 1st century BC until the 370s AD (wiki)
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