|Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire|
Vidin Eyalet in the 1850s
The Eyalet of Vidin (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت ویدین; Eyālet-i Vīdīn) was an administrative territorial entity 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.
Sanjaks of the Eyalet in the mid-19th century:
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