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Dewan, Diwaan or Divan may refer to:

In arts and entertainment[edit]


In government and politics[edit]

  • Divan, a high governmental body in many Islamic states
    • Divan-ı Hümayun, the government council of the Ottoman Empire
    • ad hoc Divans, legislative and consultative assemblies of the Danubian Principalities (Moldavia and Wallachia), vassals of the Ottoman Empire
  • Diwan, a code of laws first introduced by Sharif ul-Hāshim of Sulu
  • The Girgam or Diwan, the royal chronicle of the Kanem-Bornu Empire, written in Arabic



  • Diwan (title) (dewan or divan), a number of Middle Eastern titles used in various languages for high officials, especially of cabinet rank, or as a rank of high nobility in South Asia
  • Dewan Bahadur, a title of honor awarded during British Raj

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Dewan, a title
  • Diwani, a calligraphic variety of the Arabic script