The geographic  distribution  of the Ottoman post offices in Turkey.  
    prepared by : Ioannis Stantzopoulos        
         
 
 
   
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
         
         
     
     
  In this study, present Turkey is assumed to be seperated in  6 major areas as such :      
  Central , North coast , South Coast , West Coast , Eastern region & Turkey in Europe.      
   where each include the following Vilayets (Territories or States) & Sandjaks (Cities with their suburbs ) :      
         
  ISTANBUL / CONSTANTINOPLE TURKEY in EASTERN THRACE    
  *  Istanboul (Constantinople) * Edirne (Andrianople)      
  Sandjak of  Catalca   Sandjak of Kirkkilise        
    Sandjak of Tekirdag        
    Sandjak of Gelibolou        
    CENTRAL TURKEY :            
  * Sandjak of Ankara * Sandjak of Konia * Sandjak of Sivas  
  Sandjak of Kayserie   Sandjak of Nigde   Sandjak of Tokat    
  Sandjak of Kirsehri   Sandjak of Burdur   Sandjak of Amasya    
  Sandjak of Yozgad   Sandjak of Hamid (Isparta)   Sandjak of Karahissar    
           
  NORTH COAST :       SOUTH  COAST :  
  * Sandjak of Trebizonde * Sandjak of Kastamonu * Sandjak of Adana    
    Sandjak of Lazistan (Rize)   Sandjak of Sinop   Sandjak of Cebel-i Bereket    
    Sandjak of Gumushane   Sandjak of Kengari (Cankiri) Sandjak of Icel  (Mersin)    
      Sandjak of Canik (Samsoun)   Sandjak of Bolou   Sandjak of Kozan    
          Sandjak of Izmidt   Sandjak of Teke  
      WEST COAST :     (ex Vilayet of Konia)    
      Vilayet of  Hudavendigar :   Vilayet of Aydin :        
    * Sandjak of Brousse * Sandjak of Izmir (Smyrne)    
      Sandjak of Ertugrul (Bilecik)   Sandjak of Manisa (Saruhan)  
      Sandjak of Balikesir   Sandjak of Aydin  
      Sandjak of Kutahya   Sandjak of Denizli  
      Sandjak of Afyon (Afyonkarahisar) Sandjak of Mentese (Mugla)  
           
      EAST   REGION :          
  Vilayet of Erzuroum:   Vilayet of Mamuret - Ul Aziz: Vilayet of Diyarbakir:    
  * Sandjak of Erzuroum * Sandjak of Harput (Elazig) * Sandjak of Diyarbakir  
  Sandjak of Erzincan   Sandjak of Malatya   Sandjak of Ergani  
  Sandjak of Bayazid   Sandjak of Dersim (Tunceli) Sandjak of Mardin  
     
  Vilayet of Bitlis:   Vilayet of Van:   Vilayet of Halep:  
  * Sandjak of Bitlis * Sandjak of Van * Sandjak of Halep    
  Sandjak of  Siirt   Sandjak of Hakkari   (Only locations within boundaries.)  
  Sandjak of Genc   Sandjak of Marash  
  Sandjak of Mush     Sandjak of Urfa.