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
Baalbek
Bordeaux Bordeaux (Burdigala) : Palais Gallien
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
Ephesus
Fortified City of Carcassonne Colonia Iulia Carcaso
Ghadames Cydamus
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
Split
Tarraco Tarraco
Tauric Chersonese It was subject to Rome from the middle of the 1st century BC until the 370s AD (wiki)
Timgad
Trier
Trogir
Tyre
Volubilis

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