Sanjak of Syrmia

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Sanjak of Syrmia
Sirem sancağı
Sremski sandžak
Srijemski sandžak
Sanjak of the Ottoman Empire
1541–1699
Elayet of temesvar.png
Sanjak of Syrmia in the 17th century
Capital Uyluk (Turkish: Uyluk: today Ilok) Dimitrofça (Serbian:Dmitrovica, Sremska Mitrovica)
History 
 Established
1541
 Disestablished
1699
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Blason louis II de Hongrie.svg Syrmia County
Blason louis II de Hongrie.svg Valkoensis County
Sanjak of Smederevo Ottoman flag.svg
Military Frontier Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg
Today part of Serbia, Croatia
Ottoman Zemun in 1608 Zemun1608.JPG
Ottoman Zemun in 1608

Sanjak of Syrmia (Turkish : Sirem sancağı, Serbian : Sremski sandžak/Сремски санџак, Croatian : Srijemski sandžak) was an administrative territorial entity of the Ottoman Empire formed in 1541. It was located in the Syrmia region and was part of the Budin Province. Administrative center of the Sanjak of Syrmia was from 1542 Uyluk (Croatian: Ilok) and in the second half of the 17th century it was Dimitrofça (Serbian: Dmitrovica, today Sremska Mitrovica). Most of the sanjak was ceded to Austria according to Treaty of Karlovitz in 1699. Remainder of the territory of sanjak was transferred to Sanjak of Semendire and was later also ceded to Austria according to Treaty of Passarowitz in 1718.

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Administrative divisions

In 1583-87, Sanjak was divided into several nahijas:

In 1667, Sanjak was divided into several kadiluks:

Population

Sanjak was mostly populated by Orthodox Serbs and Muslims of various ethnic origins. Population of villages was entirely Serb, while population of towns and cities was ethnically and religiously diverse. The largest city in sanjak was Dimitrofça (Dmitrovica), which, according to 1545-48 data was mainly populated by Serbs and according to 1566-69 data mainly by Muslims.

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