Sanjak of Karasi

Karasi Sanjak, (Turkish: Karesi Sancağı ; c. 1341–1922) was one of the first sanjaks of the Ottoman Empire established around 1341 and disestablished after signing the Treaty of Lausanne.

Karasi Sanjak
Karesi Sancağı
sanjak[1] of the Ottoman Empire
Karesi beyliği.PNG
 • TypeSanjak of Ottoman Empire
• Established
29 October 1923 1923
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Republic of Turkey

Despite being established in 1341,the Sanjak only existed in name. Not holding any lands, until the Ottoman conquest of the Beylik of Karasi in 1361.


  1. ^ Setton, Kenneth M.; Hazard, Harry W.; Zacour, Norman P., eds. (1989). A History of the Crusades, Volume VI: The Impact of the Crusades on Europe. Madison and London: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 229. ISBN 0-299-10740-X. Immediately after the first conquests in Karasi, the area was made into an Ottoman uj (frontier) sanjak with Biga (Pegae) as its center, under the leadership of Suleiman Pasha, an ardent advocate of frontier warfare (ghaza)...