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The Eyalet of Anatolia (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت آناطولی; Eyālet-i Ānāṭōlī) was one of the two core provinces (Rumelia being the other) in the early years of the Ottoman Empire. It was established in 1393. Consisting of western Anatolia, its capital was Kütahya. Its reported area in the 19th century was 65,804 square miles (170,430 km2).
Organisation of the eyalet in the 17th century, from the accounts of Evliya Çelebi: "There is a Kehiya, an Emin (inspector) and Muhasibji (comptroller of the defter or rolls) an Emin and Kehiya of the Chavushes, a colonel and captain of the feudal militia, four Begs called Musellim and eleven Yaya-Begs".
|The eyalet consisted of fifteen sanjaks in 1609:
||The eyalet consisted of fifteen sanjaks between 1700 and 1740:
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