(Redirected from Divan (disambiguation))

Dewan, Diwaan or Divan may refer to:

In arts and entertainmentEdit

In government and politicsEdit

  • Divan or Diwan, a high governmental body in many Islamic states
    • Divan-ı Hümayun, the government council of the Ottoman Empire
    • ad hoc Divans, legislative and consultative assemblies of the Danubian Principalities (Moldavia and Wallachia), vassals of the Ottoman Empire
  • Diwan, a code of laws first introduced by Sharif ul-Hāshim of Sulu
  • The Girgam or Diwan, the royal chronicle of the Kanem-Bornu Empire, written in Arabic


  • Diwan-khane, guest house of the tribal chieftain in the tribal Middle Eastern, Arab, Persian, or Kurdish society
  • Divan (Mughal architecture), a type of audience hall in Mughal palaces
  • Diwaniya, a formal sitting room in Gulf Arab households





Other usesEdit

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