Widdin Eyalet

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Eyalet-i Vidin
Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire

1846–1864
Location of Vidin Eyalet
Vidin Eyalet in the 1850s
Capital Widdin[1]
43°59′N 22°52′E / 43.983°N 22.867°E / 43.983; 22.867Coordinates: 43°59′N 22°52′E / 43.983°N 22.867°E / 43.983; 22.867
History
 -  Established 1846
 -  Disestablished 1864

The Eyalet of Widdin (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت ویدین; Eyālet-i Vīdīn)[2] was an administrative unit of the Ottoman Empire located in the territory of present-day north-western Bulgaria. It was formed in 1846 and its administrative centre was Vidin. It was incorporated into Danube Province in 1864 and its sanjaks were reduced to townships except Vidin.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Sanjaks of the Eyalet in the mid-19th century:[3]

  1. Sanjak of Tirnova
  2. Sanjak of Vidin
  3. Sanjak of Lom

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