Trebizond Eyalet

Trebizond Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت طربزون; Eyālet-i Ṭrabzōn)[2] or Trabzon Beylerbeyliği was an eyalet of the Ottoman Empire.

Trebizond Eyalet
ایالت طربزون  (Ottoman Turkish)
Eyalet-i Trabzon
Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire
1598–1867
Flag of Trebizond
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The Trebizond Eyalet in 1609
CapitalTrebizond[1]
History
History 
• Established
1598
• Disestablished
1867
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Erzurum Eyalet
Trebizond Vilayet

Established in 1598,[3] it remained a primarily Christian region into the 17th century, well after the rest of Anatolia had been converted to Islam.[3] Its reported area in the 19th century was 10,507 square miles (27,210 km2).[4]

Administrative divisionsEdit

Sanjaks of Trebizond Eyalet in the 17th century:[5]
  1. Sanjak of Gümüşhane
  2. Sanjak of Jankha
  3. Sanjak of Vitze
  4. Sanjak of Gonio
  5. Sanjak of Batumi
Sanjaks in the early 19th century:[6]
  1. Sanjak of Trebizond
  2. Sanjak of Giresun
  3. Sanjak of Lazistan

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Commercial statistics: A digest of the productive resources, commercial... By John Macgregor, p. 12, at Google Books
  2. ^ "Some Provinces of the Ottoman Empire". Geonames.de. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  3. ^ a b Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire, p. 146, at Google Books By Gábor Ágoston, Bruce Alan Masters
  4. ^ The Popular encyclopedia: or, conversations lexicon, Volume 6, p. 698, at Google Books
  5. ^ Narrative of travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa in the ..., Volume 1, p. 90, at Google Books By Evliya Çelebi, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall
  6. ^ System of universal geography founded on the works of Malte-Brun and Balbi — Open Library (p. 646)

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