Latakia Sanjak

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Latakia Sanjak
Lazikiyye Sancağı
sanjak of the Ottoman EmpireUnder Tripoli Eyalet (1579–1864)
Under Syria Vilayet (1864–1888)
Under Beirut Vilayet (1888–1917)
1579–1917

Coat of arms of Latakia Sanjak

Coat of arms

Location of Latakia Sanjak
Latakia Sanjak in 1914
Capital Latakia
History
 •  Established 1579
 •  Armistice of Mudros 1917
Today part of  Syria

The Latakia Sanjak (Turkish: Lazikiyye Sancağı) was a prefecture (sanjak) of the Ottoman Empire, located in modern-day Syria. The city of Latakia was the Sanjak's capital. It had a population of 144,447 in 1914.[1]

Subdistricts[edit]

The sanjak was made up of four districts (kazas):[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karpat, K.H. (1985). Ottoman population, 1830-1914: demographic and social characteristics. Madison, Wis: University of Wisconsin Pres. 
  2. ^ "Beyrut Vilayeti ve Cebel-i Lübnan Mutasarrıflığı". tarihvemedeniyet (in Turkish). 12 October 2009. Retrieved 8 December 2017. 

Coordinates: 35°31′0″N 35°47′0″E / 35.51667°N 35.78333°E / 35.51667; 35.78333