| Eyālet-i Egīr|
|Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire|
Eğri Eyalet in 1609
|Capital|| Eğri (Hungarian: Eger)|
47°53′N 20°22′E / 47.883°N 20.367°ECoordinates: 47°53′N 20°22′E / 47.883°N 20.367°E
|•||Siege of Eger||1596|
|Today part of||Hungary, Slovakia, Serbia|
Eğri Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت اگیر; Eyālet-i Egīr, Hungarian: Egri ejálet, Serbian: Jegarski ejalet or Јегарски ејалет) or Pashaluk of Eğri was an administrative unit of the Ottoman Empire formed in 1596 with its capital at Eğri (Hungarian: Eger). It included parts of present-day Hungary, Slovakia and Serbia.
The population of the province was ethnically and religiously diverse and included Slovaks and Hungarians (living mainly in the north), Serbs (living mainly in the south), and Muslims of various ethnic origins (living mainly in the cities). Other ethnic communities included Jews and Romani.
The province included the following sanjaks:
- Sanjak of Eğri (Eger)
- Sanjak of Segedin (Szeged)
- Sanjak of Sonluk (Szolnok)
- Sanjak of Seçen (Szécsény)
- Sanjak of Hatvan (Hatvan)
- Sanjak of Novigrad (Nograd)
- Sanjak of Filek (Filakovo) (Its center was Rim Sonbat)
- ↑ "Some Provinces of the Ottoman Empire". Geonames.de. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
- ↑ http://dergiler.ankara.edu.tr/dergiler/19/1267/14566.pdf Macaristan'da Osmanlı Hakimiyetinin ve İdari Teşkilatının Kuruluşu ve Gelişmesi, Sadık Müfit Bilge
- Dr. Dušan J. Popović, Srbi u Vojvodini, knjiga 1, Novi Sad, 1990.
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