Vilayet


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Vilayet

 

(Turkish vilâyet), an administrative-territorial unit in Turkey. The division into vilayets was introduced in 1866 in accordance with an 1864 law. The vali is the head of the vilayet (also called il).

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Experts suggested that the Caucasus Emirate's Dagestani branch, the Dagestan Vilayet, was responsible for this first suicide bombing in Russia in 2013.
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