How long did it take people in Anatolia to convert to Islam?

deaf tuner

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Oct 2013
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Do you have detailed percentage data for Muslims versus Christians in Anatolia at various points in history, though?
Not that detailed, but still, a couple of figures:
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(in Kemal H . Karpat - OTTOMAN POPULATION 1830-1914)

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(in Servet MUTLU - LATE OTTOMAN POPULATION AND ITS ETHNIC DISTRIBUTION)

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note: the "Six Vilayets"-"Vilayet-i Sitte" are the armenian vilayets
 
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Tulun

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Nov 2010
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How was Rum defined here?
At this time (1520-35) according to the footnotes of the table it covered the livas/sancaks/subprovinces of Amasya, Çorum Tokat, Karahisar-ı Şarki (Şebinkarahisar), Canik, , Trabzon, Malatya, Divriği, Darende, Kemah, Bayburt.

You can see a map of Rum eyaleti on the wiki ( Rum Eyaleti - Vikipedi ), but that reflects a later time, when Rum province was smaller. Now unfortunetly i couldn't find a corresponding map, but if you look up the names of the towns (the sancaks were named after their seat towns), you can get a very approximate idea.

In the 1520-35 datas Rum eyaleti still included Trabzon/Trapezunt, a still relatively freshly conquered (in 1461) area for example, so I suspect most of the Christian households were concentrated in that Black sea region.
 
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deaf tuner

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Oct 2013
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At this time (1520-35) according to the footnotes of the table it covered the livas/sancaks/subprovinces of Amasya, Çorum Tokat, Karahisar-ı Şarki (Şebinkarahisar), Canik, , Trabzon, Malatya, Divriği, Darende, Kemah, Bayburt.

You can see a map of Rum eyaleti on the wiki ( Rum Eyaleti - Vikipedi ), but that reflects a later time, when Rum province was smaller. Now unfortunetly i couldn't find a corresponding map, but if you look up the names of the towns (the sancaks were named after their seat towns), you can get a very approximate idea.

In the 1520-35 datas Rum eyaleti still included Trabzon/Trapezunt, a still relatively freshly conquered (in 1461) area for example, so I suspect most of the Christian households were concentrated in that Black sea region.
Some maps of the region,at different periods:

Euratlas Periodis Web - Maps of Aegean Area

http://www.atlassen.info/atlassen/engels/carnu1819/picslarge/carnu1819k052.jpg

http://www.atlassen.info/atlassen/frans/heck/picslarge/heck1835k050.jpg


Maybe it helps (?)