Eğri Eyalet

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Eyālet-i Egīr
Egri ejálet
Jegarski ejalet
Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire

 

1596–1687
Location of Eğri  Eyalet
Eğri Eyalet in 1609
Capital Eğri (Hungarian: Eger)
47°53′N 20°22′E / 47.883°N 20.367°E / 47.883; 20.367Coordinates: 47°53′N 20°22′E / 47.883°N 20.367°E / 47.883; 20.367
History
 -  Siege of Eger 1596
 -  Disestablished 1687
Today part of Hungary, Slovakia, Serbia

Eğri Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت اگیر; Eyālet-i Egīr,[1] Hungarian: Egri ejálet, Serbian: Jegarski ejalet or Јегарски ејалет) or Pashaluk of Eğri was an administrative unit of the Ottoman Empire formed in 1596 with its capital at Eğri (Hungarian: Eger). It included parts of present-day Hungary, Slovakia and Serbia.

The population of the province was ethnically and religiously diverse and included Slovaks and Hungarians (living mainly in the north), Serbs (living mainly in the south), and Muslims of various ethnic origins (living mainly in the cities). Other ethnic communities included Jews and Romani.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province included the following sanjaks:[2]

  1. Sanjak of Eğri (Eger)
  2. Sanjak of Segedin (Szeged)
  3. Sanjak of Sonluk (Szolnok)
  4. Sanjak of Seçen (Szécsény)
  5. Sanjak of Hatvan
  6. Sanjak of Kerman
  7. Sanjak of Novigrad (Nograd)
  8. Sanjak of Filek (Filakovo) (Its center was Rim Sonbat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Some Provinces of the Ottoman Empire". Geonames.de. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  2. ^ http://dergiler.ankara.edu.tr/dergiler/19/1267/14566.pdf Macaristan'da Osmanlı Hakimiyetinin ve İdari Teşkilatının Kuruluşu ve Gelişmesi, Sadık Müfit Bilge
  • Dr. Dušan J. Popović, Srbi u Vojvodini, knjiga 1, Novi Sad, 1990.

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