By 28 Νοεμβρίου 2023 No Comments

In 1831, Metsovo becomes a nahiye (municipality) and is officially incorporated into the Ioannina pashalik. For the first time a Turkish administrator (muhafiz) is put in charge.

Alley in Metsovo, in a picture taken in the end of the 19th century by Frédéric Boissonnas. (Thessaloniki Museum of Photography)

This administrative change demonstrates that Metsovo was an important settlement, in terms of its population.