Administrative division of Macedonia in ⅩⅤ-ⅩⅤⅠⅠ century
ADMINISTRATIVE-TERRITORIAL SUBSECTION OF MACEDONIA IN THE OCTANIAN EMPIRE (ⅩⅣ ⅩⅩ CENTURY) – divided into: vilayets (eyalets), sandals, casings and nahias. Over the ⅩⅤ and ⅩⅤⅠ c. almost the entire territory of Macedonia was divided into five Sanjayas: Pasha (Odrinski) Sandzak, Kustendilski, Ohridski, Solunski and Skopski Sandzak, all of them entering the Rumelian Begglerbegluk or Eyalet. This administrative division on the territory of Macedonia, without any major changes, lasted until the 30's of ⅩⅠⅩ v. With the administrative reform of the Ottoman Empire from 1834 the territory of Macedonia went within three eyalets: Rumeliski, Skopski and Solunski ejalet. For most of the time (1838, 1846, 1859/60), the Rumelian eyalet consisted of the following: the Bitola (Pasha) sanjak, the Kostur, the Ohrid and the Shkodra Sandzak. The Skopje EiLet (1846; 1853) included: Skopje, Pristina and Prizren Sandzak, and in Thessalonica Eyalet (1846; 1853): Thessaloniki, Serski, Dramski and Sanjac Tirkhala. In accordance with the Law on Administrative Division of the Ottoman Empire (1864), in 1867
d. the Thessaloniki Vilayet, based in Thessaloniki, was formed, which included the sanjaks: Bitolski, Skopski, Thessaloniki, Spassky and Drama. In 1873 By separating one part of the territory of Thessalonica Vilayet, the Bitola Vilayet with a center in Bitola was formed. Its members included: Bitola, Prizren, Skadar, Skopje and Debar Sanjak. The third vilayet that covered the territory of Macedonia was the Kosovo Vilayet, formed in 1877. by taking away territories from the Bitola vilayet, with a center in Pristina, and from 1888. in Skopje. It included the sanjaks: Skopje, Pristina, Novi Pazar, Taslija (Pleve) and Pec. LIT: A. Stojanovski, Administrative
but-territorial division of Macedonia under Ottoman rule until the end of ⅩⅤⅠⅠ century, GINI, ⅩⅤⅠⅠ / 2, Skopje, 1973;
Turkidese idar tešklatatý, Hazýrlýsjan: Vecichi Tonuk, Ankara, 1945; 18th century or illustration of Ottoman devletinin idari taxis. Etalet vas sancak tevcihatý, et al. Orhan Kylýç, Elazig, 1997; Diu Provence des Osmanischen Reitzges van Andreas Birken, Wiesbaden, 1976. F.