Widdin Eyalet

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Eyalet-i Vidin
Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire

1846–1864
Vidin Eyalet in the 1850s
Capital Widdin[1]
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History
 •  Established 1846
 •  Disestablished 1864

The Eyalet of Widdin (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت ویدین; Eyālet-i Vīdīn‎)[2] was an administrative unit 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.

Administrative divisions

Sanjaks of the Eyalet in the mid-19th century:[3]

  1. Sanjak of Tirnova
  2. Sanjak of Vidin
  3. Sanjak of Lom

See also

References

  1. The New American cyclopaedia: a popular dictionary of general ..., Volume 16, p. 413, at Google Books
  2. "Some Provinces of the Ottoman Empire". Geonames.de. Retrieved 25 February 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. The three eras of Ottoman history, a political essay on the late reforms of ..., p. 75, at Google Books By James Henry Skene