Latitude and longitude of Heraclea Lyncestis
- In Macedonia
Heraclea Lyncestis also spelled Herakleia Lynkestis (Greek: Ἡράκλεια Λυγκηστίς; Macedonian: Хераклеа Линкестис; Latin: Heraclea Lyncestis), was an ancient Greek city in Macedon, ruled later by the Romans. Its ruins are situated 2 km south of the present-day town of Bitola, Macedonia. It was founded by Philip II of Macedon in the middle of the 4th century BC, after he had conquered the surrounding region and incorporated it into his kingdom of Macedon. The city was named in honor of the mythological Greek hero Heracles.
Latitude: 41° 00' 39.60" N
Longitude: 21° 20' 31.20" E
Nearest city to this article: Bitola Read about Heraclea Lyncestis in the Wikipedia