TURKEY / OTTOMAN EMPIRE

historical demographical data of the administrative division


VILAYET, MUTESARIFATcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie1910e1910e1900/11e1890/91e1890/91c1884/85e1880/81e1874e1870/71e1867e1864e1860/61e18441810?particularslist of sandyaks which formed the vilayets ca 1850variants of the name
source:DVHTAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGAGPD
European part:
StambulStambul38981505855,11203,01203,01136,0895,5873,6327,8685,0796,0960,0Constantinople, Konstantinopel
Chatalja (Mut.)Chatalja189873378,378,060,0Çatalça
EdirneEdirne38389148221171,4610,01028,21006,5836,0778,61354,62471,93900,01450,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Turkey, Greece and BulgariaAdrianopel
SelanikSelanik35000135141130,81165,4990,4966,31028,11237,3958,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Greece and MacedoniaSelanik [Thessaloniki], Tirhala, Siros [Serès], DramaSaloniki
BitoliaBitolia2850011004848,9851,3664,4497,91409,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Albania and MacedoniaSkenderye, Okhri, Kesryé, NardaMonastir
KosovoÜsküb32900127031038,1961,0588,3561,31340,5676,31200,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Serbia and AlbaniaÜsküp, Prezrin, PrisjtinaPrisren
SkutariSkutari108004170294,1225,0202,8102,8228,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Albania and MontenegroSkodra
IaninaIanina1790046361527,1648,0509,2513,21423,12700,0711,32700,0928,01040,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Greece and Albania
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:4200,04800,03300,03000,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total European part:Stambul1692851048112104,81891,06130,25993,24686,64293,74200,04051,06721,66600,06307,36000,06905,04040,0
Asia Minor part:
Djezaïri BahriNegrepont69002664376,8377,0322,3325,9325,9222,8431,2500,0420,0220,0now (=ca the year 2000) mainly in GreeceBozja, Limni, Midili, Sakiz, Sisam, Stankevi, Rodos, KibrisArchipel
Ismid (Mut.)Ismid81073130317,4318,1222,7246,8
BighaBigha66042550170,4129,5129,0
BrussaBrussa65786254001717,81626,91626,91300,0905,61030,2
AidinAidin1691,21040,6
IzmirIzmir55900215831702,91396,51396,51390,81264,3Sighala, Sarukhan, Denizli, MentéchaAydyne (Lydia), Smyrna
KonyaKonya102071394101259,21254,21069,01088,11088,1747,1755,0Hamîd, Téké, Alayie, Ichyl, NevchecherKaraman
AdanaAdana3988615400493,5489,0422,4403,4402,4367,1335,5Tarsus, Uzeir, Kara'isali, MarasCilicia
AngoraAngora70888273701160,51160,6932,8892,9892,9797,4514,1Ankara, Kiangri, KaysarieBozoq
KastamuniKastamuni5068619570728,11109,6961,21018,91009,5917,7772,0Kuojaili, Boli, Viranchéher, Sinope
SivasSivas62082239701199,51197,61057,51086,5996,1877,8571,8Sivas, Amasia, Çurum, Yényil, Diviky [Armenia]
TrebizondeTrebizonde32400125101073,91444,1948,51047,71047,71003,3938,1Guennye, Karahissarsharki, Djanik, Gümüshane, Ordu
BoljBoli386,8
Çanakkale BogaziÇanakkale 170,9Dardanelles
DjanikSamsun360,1
HudavendigarBrussa1276,2Brussa + BythinneKara Hissar-Sahib, Kutaya, Biledjik, Erdek, Bigha, Karaçi, AivalikKhudavendguiar
KarassiKarassi488,0397,0
SerfitcheSerfitche191,6
DersimDersim54,5
LorLor6,6
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:7500,06500,06300,05600,05800,05200,04500,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total Asia Minor part:50131019355610982,110941,39089,39262,68453,47752,87500,06931,26300,06100,05957,35800,05620,04720,0
Armenia and Kurdistan:
ErzerumErzurum4967619180758,6781,1645,7597,0645,7551,31906,0792,11700,0Cildir, Kars, Bayazid
Mamüret ül-AzizHarput3289312700512,3455,6575,3575,3575,3
BitlisBitlis2709110460407,1410,1398,7398,6388,6277,0
DiarbekirDiarbekir3750314480554,6425,0471,5471,5471,5305,3708,3
VanVan3929015170308,1285,9379,8430,0376,3106,8
HarputHarput326,8Ma'aden, Malatia, BéhisnéKharbrut
Kurdistan?Van, Mus, Hakkiari, Mardin, Versem, Diarbeker
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:1500,01800,01900,01700,02000,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total Armenia and Kurdistan:Erzurum186453719892540,72357,72471,02472,42457,41567,21500,01800,01900,01906,01500,41700,01700,02000,0
Sub-total Ottoman Empire proper:85704837035615627,615190,017690,517728,215597,413613,713200,012782,214921,614606,013765,013500,014225,010760,0
Syria and Mesopotamia:
HalebHaleb8660033436787,0944,8995,8995,8994,6756,3535,7now (=ca the year 2000) mainly in SyriaAintab, Raka, KilisAleppo
BeyrouthBeyrouth160006178781,7727,4533,6533,6533,6400,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Libanon
Seida (Mut.)Deïr-el-Kamr, Beït-ed-Din31001197500,0161,0200,0399,5399,5245,0now (=ca the year 2000) in LibanonTarblus, Ladikie, Akka, QuodsLibanon
QuodsQuods171006602382,1382,1341,6333,0339,2233,2now (=ca the year 2000) in Israel and JordanJerusalem
ChamDamas, Beyrouth9590037027891,4883,7719,5955,7604,2824,2518,82000,0now (=ca the year 2000) in SyriaHama, Homs, A'djlunSyria
Zor?780003011683,181,5100,0100,0100,0100,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Syria
BagdadBagdad11130042973975,3455,7614,0850,0850,0275,02000,01879,0now (=ca the year 2000) in IraqSuleimanie, Kerkuk, BasraBabylon
MossulMossul9910038263496,5236,1351,2300,3300,3235,0now (=ca the year 2000) in IraqMossul
BassorahBassorah13880053591558,91150,0433,0200,0200,0200,0now (=ca the year 2000) in IraqBasra
UrfaUrfa162,3
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:3200,02900,02750,02750,02750,02750,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total Syria and Mesopotamia:Bagdad6459002493825618,35022,34288,74667,94321,43268,73200,03054,52900,02750,02750,02750,02750,03879,0
Arabia:Djidde, Nedjed
Asir?200,0
HedjasJidda25000096525249,9300,0300,03500,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Saudia Arabia
YemenHodeida191100737841000,0750,0750,02500,0now (=ca the year 2000) mainly in Yemen
Medine?100,0MedineHaraméin
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:1050,01100,01150,01134,41000,0900,0900,0900,0900,0600,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total Arabia:4411001703091549,91050,01050,01050,06000,01100,01150,01134,41000,0900,0900,0900,0900,0600,0
Tripolitania:
Tarablusi-GarbeTripolis10510004057911000,0800,0750,0now (=ca the year 2000) in LibyaBenghazi, Fezzan, Djebel-Gharbie, KhamsTripoli
Bengasi (Mut.)Bengasi500,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Libya
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:200,01100,01100,01010,01150,01000,0250,01000,01000,01500,01000,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total Tripolitania:Tripolis10510004057911200,01100,01300,01100,01010,01150,01000,01000,01000,01000,01500,01000,0
Sub-total Ottoman Empire other parts:21380008254827168,26072,36538,76817,911621,45468,75360,05338,94900,04650,04650,04650,05150,05479,0
Tributary states:
BulgariaSofia63751246142644,31965,51994,81617,43070,03000,04354,01600,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Bulgaria // Nisje, Silistria, VidyneN.: Nisje, Sofia, Samakov, Kjustindyl; S: Rustjuk, Varna, Ternova; V.: Vidyne, Istimié
East-RumeliaPhilibe ?32594125851100,0815,92900,0now (=ca the year 2000) in BulgariaEdirne, Tekfur Daghi, Geliboli, Philibe (Plovdiv)Tchirmen (Thracia)
SamosSamos ?46818154,845,040,538,334,132,030,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Greece
EgyptCairo9943003838999821,08400,08200,08000,03350,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Egypt
ThasosThasos ?39315212,1now (=ca the year 2000) in Greece
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:13000,013000,012500,09500,01500,01300,07000,09000,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total Tributary states:10915064214300,00,013632,313045,013000,012540,512319,711928,911149,411100,010000,09000,07704,04500,0
Occupied territories:territories occupied by other states from ca 1878-1918
BosnaBosna-Seraï51110197341591,01358,01242,51161,01850,0600,0now (=ca the year 2000) mainly in Bosnia-HercegovinaHersek, Zvornik, KilisBosna
GhiritChania86183327310,4294,2294,2294,2294,2200,0200,0210,0212,0280,0now (=ca the year 2000) in GreeceKandia, RetimoKreta
KibrisLefkosia96013707237,0now (=ca the year 2000) in GreeceCyprus
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:1700,01700,01550,01400,01350,01300,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total Occupied territories:69329267680,00,02138,41994,21994,21844,21694,21558,01442,51371,01350,01300,02062,0880,0
Other former parts (prior to 1878):former parts belonging to the Ottoman Empire until ca 1878
MoldaviaJassy1800,0300,0now (=ca the year 2000) in RomaniaJassyBogdan
ValachiaBucharest4605,54000,01200,0900,0now (=ca the year 2000) in RomaniaBucharestEflâg
SerbiaBelgrad ?1338,51222,01100,0900,0now (=ca the year 2000) mainly in SerbiaSyrp
MontenegroPodgorica ?100,090,0
LivadiaLivadia660,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Greece
MoreaTripolita400,0now (=ca the year 2000) in Greece
TirkhalaTirkhala
TunisTunis1200,02000,0800,0
totals of parts not mentioned seperately:8000,07500,0300,03500,07000,0figures are only estimates of parts not mentioned seperately
Sub-total other former parts:0,00,00,00,00,00,00,09200,08838,58227,57500,07000,04990,03160,0
Sub-total other parts:11608354481980,00,015770,715039,214994,214384,714013,922686,921430,420698,518850,017300,014756,08540,0
GENERAL TOTAL:Stambul4155883164403622795,821262,339999,939585,342213,033467,132573,940808,041252,039954,537265,035450,034131,024779,0

Particulars:
Most data are based on estimates, in some cases they are calculations from the compiler of the file.
In several columns some figures have been repeated to add to the totals in a more logical manner.
File created on 2001-11-19; revised and last modified on 2004-01-11 by Jan Lahmeyer

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