Sanjak of Krka

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Sanjak of Krka
sanjak of the Ottoman Empire
1580–1688
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Coat of arms
Capital Knin
History 
 Establishment of the Bosnia Eyalet
1580
 Disestablished
1688
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Blank.png Sanjak of Klis
Blank.png Sanjak of Bosnia
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Sanjak of Bosnia Blank.png
Today part ofFlag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia

Sanjak of Krka (Turkish : liva Krka, Serbo-Croatian : Krčki sandžak) was a frontier sanjak (serhad) of the Ottoman Empire.

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History

In 1580, Ferhad Pasha Sokolović became the first governor (beylerbey or simply pasha) of the Beylerbeylik of Bosnia. [1] The Bosnia Eyalet (or Pashaluk) comprised a total of ten sanjaks: Sanjak of Bosnia (central province), Sanjak of Herzegovina, Sanjak of Vučitrn, Sanjak of Prizren, Sanjak of Klis, Sanjak of Krka, and Sanjak of Pakrac. [1]

The sanjak had territory from Lika to Krbava, and the areas between Zrmanja and Krka, and had its seat in Knin. [2] It was formed out of territories that had been part of the Sanjak of Klis and Sanjak of Bosnia. [3]

The sanjak had c. 30 nahiye. [4]

Governors

Annotations

Sometimes known in Serbo-Croatian historiography as "Sanjak of Krka and Lika" (Krčko-lički sandžak).

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References

  1. 1 2 Istorisko društvo Bosne i Hercegovine (1952). Godišnjak. 4. ... босанског ејалета именован је Ферхад-паша Соколовић (1580 — 1588) који је дотле био санџак-бег босански (1574 — 1580). Поред босанског санмака под власт босанског беглербега подвргнуто је још девет санџака који су дотле били у саставу румелиског или будим- ског ејалета. Уз босански санџак који је сада постао централна облает босанског пашалука овоме су ејалету одмах припојени сан- џаци: херцеговачки, вучитрнски, призренски, клишки, крчки и па- крачки, који су тада били издвојени из румелиског ејатета, и зворнички и пожешки, који су били издвсјени избудмскогејалета.Тако се босански беглербеглук, ејалет или пашалук у почетку свога оп- стојања састојао од десет санџака.
  2. Klaić, Vjekoslav (January 1928). "Knin za turskog vladanja". Journal of the Zagreb Archaeological Museum (in Croatian). Archaeological Museum, Zagreb. 15 (1): 259. ISSN   0350-7165 . Retrieved 2013-01-10. Kad se je pak oko god. 1580. stalo raditi, da se od Bosne stvori pašaluk ili beglerbegat, stvoren bi od Like i Krbave, zatim od krajeva između Zrmanje i Krke zasebni sandžak sa stolicom u Kninu.
  3. Socijalistička republika Bosna i Hercegovina. Jugoslavenski leksikografski zavod. 1983. p. 87.
  4. Adem Handžić (1994). Population of Bosnia in the Ottoman period: a historical overview. Research Centre for Islamic History, Art, and Culture. The sancak of Bosnia consisted of 55 nahiye, the sancak of Klis 42. of Zvornik 31 , of Herzegovina 25, of Cernica (Pakrac) 13 and of Krka (Lika) ca. 30 nahiye. These sancaks formed the Bosnian eyalet. Before we consider the data from this ...
  5. Safvet-beg Bašagić (1931). Znameniti hrvati, bošnjaci i hercegovci u turskoj carevini: Izvanredno izdanje Matice hrvatske za godinu 1931. Stamparija Grafika (S. Kovačić). Halil beg Alaibegović zadnii krčki sandžak, koga sn Mlečani zasnžniili i opremili u Mletke g. 1057. (1647.).