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

Malatya central district

MalatyaAinsworth 1841-3: 320, 321, 338 (Aspuzi) →Percy 1901: 108 (Malatia) →Maunsell 1904: 125-126 (Malatia)


Akçadağ district

AkçadağAinsworth 1841-3: 320 (Arka)


Arapgir subdistrict

Arapkir Taylor 1868: 310 - 312 (Arabkir) →Maunsell 1904: 149 (Arabkir)

- Eskişehir Taylor 1868: 311 (Eski Shehr)

Eynir Taylor 1868: 310 (Chigneyr)

Kayakasen Taylor 1868: 310 (Amberga)

Koru Taylor 1868: 313 (Tepteh)


Battalgazi district

Battalgazi (Eskimalatya) →Ainsworth 1841-3: 320 (Malatiyah)


Darende district

DerendeAinsworth 1841-3: 317, 318 (Derendah)

OrtaköyAinsworth 1841-3: 317 (O'rtah Koi)

YarımcaAinsworth 1841-3: 319 (Shabuk)

YeniceAinsworth 1841-3: 317 (Yenijak)


Doğanşehir district

DoğanşehirAinsworth 1841-3: 324 (Viran Shehr)

ErkenekAinsworth 1841-3: 325, 338 (Erkenek)

Polat Maunsell 1904: 125 (Polat)

SürgüAinsworth 1841-3: 324, 338 (Sarghi)


Doğanyol district

DoğanyolAinsworth 1841-3: 331 (Shiro)


Yeşilyurt district

GözeneAinsworth 1841-3: 323, 338 (Gozeneh)




Malatya Province

Malatya Province