World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Karaman Eyalet

Article Id: WHEBN0003752660
Reproduction Date:

Title: Karaman Eyalet  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Eyalet, List of Ottoman governors of Egypt, Mimar Sinan, Administrative divisions of the Ottoman Empire, Konya
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Karaman Eyalet

Eyālet-i Qarâmān
Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire

1483–1864
Location of Karaman Eyalet
Karaman Eyalet in 1609
Capital Konya (1483-1522), (1562-1864)[1], Kayseri (1522-1562)
History
 •  Established 1483
 •  Disestablished 1864
Today part of  Turkey

Karaman Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت قره‌مان; Eyālet-i Qarâmān‎)[2] was one of the subdivisions of the Ottoman Empire. Its reported area in the 19th century was 30,463 square miles (78,900 km2).[3]

In 1468, the formerly independent principality of Karaman was annexed by the Ottomans; Mehmed II appointed his son Mustafa as governor of the new eyalet, with his seat at Konya.[4]

Contents

  • Government 1
  • Administrative divisions 2
  • References 3
  • See also 4

Government

Organisation of the eyalet in the 17th century, from the accounts of Evliya Çelebi: "This province has a Defterdar of the treasury, and of the feuds, an Emin of the Defter and of the Chavushes a Kehiya of the Defter; and of the Chavushes an Alai-beg (colonel) and Cheri-bashi (captain)".[5]

Administrative divisions

The eyalet consisted of seven sanjaks between 1700 and 1740:[6]

  1. Sanjak of Konya (Paşa Sancağı , Konya)
  2. Sanjak of Niğde (Niğde)
  3. Sanjak of Kayseriyye (Kayseri)
  4. Sanjak of Kirshehir (Kırşehir Sancağı, Kırşehir)
  5. Sanjak of Beyshehir (Beyşehir Sancağı, Beyşehir)
  6. Sanjak of Aksaray (Aksaray)
  7. Sanjak of Akshehir (Akşehir Sancağı, Akşehir)

References

  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. ^ The Popular encyclopedia: or, conversations lexicon, Volume 6, p. 698, at Google Books
  4. ^ Imber, Colin (2002). "The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650: The Structure of Power" (PDF). p. 179. 
  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. ^ Orhan Kılıç, XVII. Yüzyılın İlk Yarısında Osmanlı Devleti'nin Eyalet ve Sancak Teşkilatlanması, Osmanlı, Cilt 6: Teşkilât, Yeni Türkiye Yayınları, Ankara, 1999, ISBN 975-6782-09-9, p. 93. (Turkish)

See also


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.