Origin of vilayet
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There are nearly 3,000 villages in the Vilayet but no large cities.
The headwaters of the main arm of the Tigris have their source in the vilayet.
Goods destined for this Vilayet usually come via Samsun, which is about 372 miles from Harput.
About 250,000 pounds of cotton are sold in this Vilayet each year to be used in making rough cotton cloth and native prints.
In 1878 the Mosul vilayet was created out of its northern, and in 1884 the Basra vilayet out of its southern sanjaks.