Subdivisions of the Ottoman Empire
The administrative divisions of the Ottoman Empire were administrative divisions of the state organisation of the Ottoman Empire. Outside this system were various types of vassal and tributary states....
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Eyalets
Eyalets (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت [ejaːˈlet]), (English: State) also known as beylerbeyliks or pashaliks, were a primary administrative division of the Ottoman Empire.From 1453 to the beginning of t...
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Vilayets
The Vilayets ([vilaːˈjet]) of the Ottoman Empire were the first-order administrative division, or provinces, of the later empire, introduced with the promulgation of the Vilayet Law (Turkish: Teşk...
Eyalets of the Ottoman Empire
Eyalets (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت‎ [ejaːˈlet]), (English: State) also known as beylerbeyliks or pashaliks, were a primary administrative division of the Ottoman Empire.From 1453 to the beginni...
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Sanjaks of the Ottoman Empire
Sanjaks ([sanˈdʒak], Ottoman Turkish: سنجاق‎) were administrative divisions of the Ottoman Empire. Sanjak, and the variant spellings sandjak, sanjaq, and sinjaq, are English transliterations...
Vassal and tributary states of the Ottoman Empire
Vassal States were a number of tributary or vassal states, usually on the periphery of the Ottoman Empire under suzerainty of the Porte, over which direct control was not established, for various reas...
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Vilayets of the Ottoman Empire
The Vilayets ([vilaːˈjet]) of the Ottoman Empire were the first-order administrative division, or provinces, of the later empire, introduced with the promulgation of the Vilayet Law (Turkish: Teşk...
Vilayets of the Ottoman Empire - Wikipedia
Cretan State
The Cretan State (Greek: Κρητική Πολιτεία, Kritiki Politia; Ottoman Turkish: كريد دولتى, Girit Devleti), was established in 1898, following the intervention by the Great Powers (Brita...
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Late Ottoman Sarajevo
The Ottoman history of Sarajevo can easily be split into two halves. One is the city's golden age, the early Ottoman era, lasting from 1521 to 1697. The other is the late Ottoman era, from 1697 to 187...
Mutasarrıf
In the Ottoman Empire, a mutasarrıf was an administrative authority of any of certain sanjaks, who were appointed directly by the Sultan. This administrative unit was sometimes independent (e.g., Mou...
Khedivate of Egypt
The Khedivate of Egypt (Arabic: خديوية مصر‎, [xedeˈwejjet ˈmɑsˤɾ]; Ottoman Turkish: خدیویت مصر Hıdiviyet-i Mısır) was an autonomous tributary state of the Ottoman Empire, establ...
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Agaluk
An Agaluk (Turkish: Ağalık) was a feudal unit of the Ottoman Empire governed by an aga, or lord.In Bosnian history, an agaluk may often refer to land owned by an aga.
Crimean Khanate
The Crimean Khanate (Crimean Tatar/Turkish: Qırım Hanlığı قريم خانلغى or Qırım Yurtu قريم يورتى; Russian: Крымское ханство Krymskoye khanstvo; Ukrainian: Кримське ханство Kryms’ke khanstvo)...
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Duchy of Saint Sava
Duchy of Saint Sava (Latin: Ducatus Sancti Sabae, Bosnian and Croatian: Voјvodstvo Svetog Save, Serbian Cyrillic: војводство Светог Саве) was a late medieval statelet which existed amid th...
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Early Ottoman Sarajevo
Sarajevo as we know it today was founded by the Ottoman Empire in the 1450s upon conquering the region, with 1461 typically used as the city’s founding date. The first known Ottoman governor of Bosnia...
Principality of Samos
The island of Samos had participated in the Greek War of Independence and had successfully resisted several Turkish and Egyptian attempts to occupy it, but it was not included with the boundaries of t...
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Voivodeship
A voivodship is the area administered by a voivod (Governor) in several countries of central and eastern Europe. Voivodships have existed since medieval times in Poland, Wallachia, Hungary, Lithuania,...
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Cossack Hetmanate
The Hetmanate (Ukrainian: Гетьманщина, Het’manshchyna), officially known as the Zaporizhian Host (Військо Запорозьке, Viys’kо Zaporoz’kе), was a Ukrainian Cossack state in the Central Ukraine betw...
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Arpalik
Under the Ottoman Empire, an arpalik or arpaluk (Turkish: Arpalık) was a large estate (i.e. sanjak) entrusted to some holder of senior position, or to some margrave, as a temporary arrangement bef...
Bucak (administrative unit)
Bucak (also known as nahiye) is the Turkish word for subdistrict, literally meaning "corner." In principle, all Turkish provinces (Turkish: il) are divided into districts (Turkish: ilçe), and ...
Qadaa
A kaza (Arabic: قضاء‎, qaḍāʾ, [qɑˈd̪ˤɑːʔ], plural: أقضية, aqḍiyah, [ˈɑqd̪ˤijɑ]; Ottoman Turkish: kazâ) is an administrative division historically used in the Ottoman Empire and currently...