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A district about eighty miles long and thirty miles wide in southern Asia Minor, bounded on the north by the Taurus Mountains, on the east by Cilicia, and on the west by Lycia. Jews from there were reported in Jerusalem at Pentecost (Acts 2:10). Two cities in Pamphylia, Perga and Attalia, were visited by Paul and his companions during their first journey. At Perga, John Mark left Paul and Barnabas and returned to Jerusalem (Acts 13:13). A Roman road through the district connected Perga with the main port of Attalia, which Paul and Barnabas used to board a ship bound for Antioch (Acts 14:24-26). Paul sailed past Pamphylia en route to Rome (Acts 27:5).