Finike BC. It was founded as a port city in the 500's. Finike region is located in the region called Lycia (Teke Peninsula) in ancient times. BC in the Teke Peninsula. It has been inhabited for the third thousand years. However, archaeological research in this region BC. No city dating back to 2.000 years ago has yet been identified. The official name of the region used today (Finike) does not have a historical past.