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A müdir (nahiye administrator) was established in Metsovo in around 1850.

General view of Metsovo, in a picture taken in the early 20th century. (Μ.Hasluck).

The nahiye was a subdivision of the vilayet or kaza and had a more uniform territory. During the Ottoman reforms, the nahiyes were granted relative administrative independence and their administration was assigned to müdir officers.