Sanjak

Sanjak

Sanjaks (, Ottoman Turkish: سنجاق "Prefectures") were administrative divisions of the Ottoman Empire. Sanjak, and the variant spellings sandjak, sanjaq, and sinjaq, are English transliterations of the Turkish word sancak, meaning district, banner, or flag. Sanjaks were also called by the Arabic word for banner or flag, liwa.

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Subdivisions Of The Ottoman Empire - 1362-1864 - Sanjak-bey (Governors of Sanjaks)
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