The Vilayet of Adrianople or Vilayet of Edirne (Ottoman Turkish: ولايت ادرنه, Vilâyet-i Edirne) was a vilayet of the Ottoman Empire.
This vilayet encompassed territories in present-day European Turkey, eastern part of Northern Greece and the southern fringes of Southeasthern Bulgaria. In the late 19th century it reportedly had an area of 26,160 square miles (67,800 km2). After the city of Adrianople (pop. in 1905 about 80,000), the principal towns ware Rodosto (35,000), Gallipoli (25,000), Kirk-Kilisseh (16,000), İskeçe (14,000), Chorlu (11,500), Dimotika (10,000), Enos (8000), Gyumyurdzhina (Bulgarian name of Gümülcine) (8000) and Dedeagatch (3000). In the east in bordered with the Istanbul Vilayet, Black and Marmara Seas, it the west with the Salonica Vilayet, in the north with Eastern Rumelia, (Bulgaria) and in the south with the Aegean Sea.
Administrative divisions 
Sanjaks of the Vilayet:
- Sanjak of Edirne
- Sanjak of Kirklareli (Kirkkilise)
- Sanjak of Tekirdag (Tekfurdagi)
- Sanjak of Gelibolu
- Sanjak of Dedeağaç (1878-1912)
- Sanjak of Gümülcine (1878-1912)
- Sanjak of Filibe (until 1878, then it became part of Eastern Rumelia)
- Sanjak of Slimia (until 1878, then became part of Eastern Rumelia)
1907 Ottoman Turkish map of the vilayet
Ethnic map of 1912 according to Bulgarian ethnographers
External links 
Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Adrianople (vilayet)". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.