Dulkadir Eyalet

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Maraş Eyaleti
Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire

1522–1864
 

Location of Dulkadir Eyalet
Dulkadir Eyalet in 1609
Capital Marash[1]
History
 •  Established 1522
 •  Disestablished 1864

Dulkadir Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت ذو القادریه / دولقادر; Eyālet-i Ẕū l-Ḳādirīye / Ḍūlḳādir‎)[2] or Marash Eyalet (Turkish: Maraş Eyaleti) was an eyalet of the Ottoman Empire. Its reported area in the 19th century was 77,352 square miles (200,340 km2).[3]

History

The Dulkadirids were the last of the Anatolian emirates to yield to the Ottomans, managing to remain independent until 1521, and were not fully incorporated into the empire until 1530.[4] The eyalet was established in 1522.[5] After its disestablishment in 1864, its territories were united with Aleppo and Diyarbekir eyalets.

Administrative divisions

Eyalet of Marash consisted of four sanjaks between 1700 and 1740 as follows:[6]

  1. Marash Sanjak (Paşa Sancağı , Kahramanmaraş)
  2. Malatya Sanjak (Malatya)
  3. Aintab Sanjak (Ayıntab Sansağı, Gaziantep)
  4. Kars-i Maraş Sanjak (Kadirli)

See also

References

  1. ^ John Macgregor (1850). Commercial statistics: A digest of the productive resources, commercial... Whittaker and co. p. 12. Retrieved 2013-06-26.
  2. ^ "Some Provinces of the Ottoman Empire". Geonames.de. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  3. ^ The Popular encyclopedia: or, conversations lexicon. 6. Blackie. 1862. p. 698. Retrieved 2013-06-26.
  4. ^ Gábor Ágoston; Bruce Alan Masters (2009-01-01). Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire. Infobase Publishing. p. 41. ISBN 978-1-4381-1025-7. Retrieved 2013-06-26.
  5. ^ Hakan Özoğlu (2005). Osmanlı devleti ve Kürt milliyetçiliği. Kitap Yayinevi Ltd. p. 77. ISBN 978-975-6051-02-3. Retrieved 2013-06-26. I. Süleyman 1566 yılında öldüğünde kısmen ya da tamamen Kürt bölgelerinden oluşturulan yeni eyaletler şunlardı: Dulkadir (1522), Erzurum (1533), Musul (1535), Bağdat (1535), Van (1548) ve Şehrizor (1554...
  6. ^ Orhan Kılıç, XVII. Yüzyılın İlk Yarısında Osmanlı Devleti'nin Eyalet ve Sancak Teşkilatlanması, Osmanlı, Cilt 6: Teşkilât, Yeni Türkiye Yayınları, Ankara, 1999, ISBN 975-6782-09-9, pp. 93-94. (in Turkish)