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Place descriptions - BESNİ

Maunsell, F.R.

Military report on Eastern Turkey in Asia. vol.IV Middle Euphrates Valley. Country from the Gulf of Alexandretta towards Erzurum and Bitlis. Compiled for the Intelligence Department. War Office, 1904


"kaimakam under Kharput": Harput (close to present day Elazığ) was the capital of the province of Mamuretülaziz

Other place descriptions in Maunsell 1904

AdanaAdıyaman (Hisnimansur)AntakyaAntep (Gaziantep)ArapkirÇemişgezekDiyarbakırElbistanErganiHacin (Saimbeyli)Haleb (Aleppo)Harput & Elazığ (Mezre)Hozatİskenderun (Alexandretta) • KarataşKemahKemaliyeKiğıKilisKozan (Sis)MalatyaMaraş (Kahramanmaraş)MardinMazgirtMersinMidyatNusaybinPaluPayasPolat •  PülümürRas-el-Ain (Ceylanpınar) •  ŞamşatSilvanTarsusUrfa (Şanlıurfa) •  ViranşehirZeytun (Süleymanlı)

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