How does it work ?

On this page you will find direct links to digitalized travel books for the listed places, categorized per modern Turkish district (ilçe)

by example:

Ovaçevirme →Lynch 1901-2: 256 (Chevermeh)

Ovaçevirme = is the Turkish modern name.

Lynch 1901 = is the name of the travel report where this name can be found. If the text is blue, is it is linked to a title description.

256 = the page number. If the number is blue it links to a page in one of the digital book repositories (archive.org, openlibary.org or hathitrust.org, jstor) or to a reproduction of the text on this website with geographical annotations.

(Chevermeh) the original name used by the author

(→ANT) links to a list of geographical annotations for this title.

It is much appreciated if you report broken links

Geographical Index on 19th century travel reports

website of Jelle Verheij, historian

Bingöl central district

BingölBrant 1841: 369, 370, 372 (Chevli) (→ANT)→Percy 1901: 121 (Chevlik) (→ANT)

Ağaçeli Brant 1841: 371 (Ashaghah/Lower Pakengog) (→ANT)

Çavuşlar Brant 1841: 371 (Yokareh/Upper Pakengog) (→ANT)

DikköyTaylor 1865: 43 (Dyk, Tyg) →Percy 1901: 124 (Dik) (→ANT)

KılçadırPercy 1901: 124 (Manderan) (→ANT)


Genç district

GençPercy 1901: 125 (Guenj) (→ANT) →Taylor 1865: 43 (Genj) (→ANT)

Gözertepe Brant 1841: 362, 369 (Sivan Ma'den) [iron mine, identification not certain) (→ANT)

KepçeliPercy 1901: 124 (Girnus) (→ANT)

YağızcaPercy 1901: 124 (Shemsor) (→ANT)


Kiğı district

generalBrant 1841: 369, 370 [not visited by author] (→ANT)

Kiğı →Maunsell 1904: 143-144 (Kighi)


Solhan district

SolhanBrant 1841: 372, 373 (Boghlan) →Taylor 1865: 43 (Boghlan)

Bingöl Province

Bingöl Province