Trebizond Eyalet

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Eyalet-i Trabzon
Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire


Flag of Trebizond Eyalet


Location of Trebizond Eyalet
Trebizond Eyalet in 1609
Capital Trebizond[1]
 •  Established 1598
 •  Disestablished 1867

Trebizond Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت طربزون; Eyālet-i Ṭrabzōn‎)[2] or Trabzon Beylerbeyliği was an eyalet of the Ottoman Empire.

Established in 1598,[3] it remained a primarily Christian region into the 17th century, well after the rest of Anatolia had been converted to Islam.[3] Its reported area in the 19th century was 10,507 square miles (27,210 km2).[4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Sanjaks of Trebizond Eyalet in the 17th century:[5]
  1. Sanjak of Gümüşhane
  2. Sanjak of Jankha
  3. Sanjak of Vitze
  4. Sanjak of Gonio
  5. Sanjak of Batumi
Sanjaks in the early 19th century:[6]
  1. Sanjak of Trebizond
  2. Sanjak of Giresun
  3. Sanjak of Lazistan

See also[edit]