Tripoli Sanjak

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Tripoli Sanjak
سنجق طرابلس الشام
sanjak of the Ottoman Empire
Under Damascus Eyalet (1549–1579)
Under Tripoli Eyalet (1579–1864)
Under Syria Vilayet (1864–1888)
Under Beirut Vilayet (1888–1917)
1549–1917
Sanjak of Tripoli Ottoman Empire, 1914.png
Tripoli Sanjak in 1914
Capital Tripoli
History
History 
 Established
1549
1917
Succeeded by
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Today part of Lebanon
Syria

The Tripoli Sanjak (Arabic : سنجق طرابلس الشام) was a prefecture (sanjak) of the Ottoman Empire, located in modern-day Lebanon and Syria. The city of Tripoli was the Sanjak's capital. It had a population of 175,063 in 1914. [1]

Subdistricts

The sanjak was made up of four districts (kazas):

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References

  1. Karpat, K.H. (1985). Ottoman population, 1830-1914: demographic and social characteristics. Madison, Wis: University of Wisconsin Pres.

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