Land registration and cadastre in Turkey from the ottomans to date
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The determination and registration of geometrical and legal situation of land properties is of great importance throughout the history. This situation was also adopted in the early years of the Ottomans. And by taking conditions and standards of mentioned period into consideration, the works of land registration were implemented in the Ottomans. Eve:rı, these works, in some literature, have been accepted as manual land information system. Besides, it has been stated that the Ottomans land management system had been one of the fundamental reasons of the Ottomans' living for six centuries. Therefore, in this study, by also taking historical evolution of the cadastre into consideratiorı, land registration approaches in the period of the Ottomans are examined to obtain some benefits for future developments. Besides, cadastral system of Turkey as the inheritor of the Ottomans is presented in detail. Here the airn, by examining the land adrninistration works used and at the same time well-worked in the Ottomans, is to contribute to the developing comıtries giving shape to their O\Vll cadastral systems and is to present in intemational platform.