Sanjak of Karasi

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Karasi Sanjak
Karesi Sancağı
sanjak[1] of the Ottoman Empire

Location of Karasi Sanjak
Capital Karasi
Government Sanjak of Ottoman Empire
 •  Established 1341
 •  Treaty of Lausanne 29 October 1923 1923

Karasi Sanjak, (Turkish: Karesi Sancağı ; c. 1341–1922) was one of the first sanjaks of the Ottoman Empire established around 1341 and disestablished after signing the Treaty of Lausanne.


  1. ^ Setton, Kenneth; Harry W. Hazard; Norman P. Zacour (1989), A history of the crusades : Volume VI: The impact of the crusades on Europe, Madison, Wis. : The University of Wisconsin Press, p. 229, ISBN 978-0-299-10740-6, OCLC 475548809, Immediately after the first conquests in Karasi, the area was made into an Ottoman uj (frontier) sanjak with Biga (Pegae) as its center, under the leadership of Suleiman Pasha, an ardent advocate of frontier warfare (ghaza),