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 = the Turkish modern name.

Lynch 1901 = author + year of publication of the travel report in which this name can be found. If the text is blue, 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 (, or, jstor) or to a reproduction of the text on this website with geographical annotations.

(Chevermeh) the name version 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

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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