Ottoman’s cities administrative and social aspects of was made up of subunits called from the neighborhood. The neighborhood which in town center, generally named “Cami-i Kebir” neighborhood. Neigborhoods generally were refered to Mosque’s and masjid’s name. People who live in same neighborhood, were in social solidarity against each other and were answerable to living in the same neighborhood. Our studying field Çorumlu center city’s neighborhoods generally was also entitled mosque’s and masjid’s name of the city. In 1455, while Çorumlu district had 16 neighborhoods and 438 people , in 1520 Çorumlu districh had 16 neighborhoods and 505 people. In 1576, Çorumlu city had 48 neighborhoods and 3014 people. Neighborhoods generally was constructed around the religious, social structures and occupational group’s places. These neighborhoods were named with social,religious structures and occupational group’s places names. We find out from archive documents that except for one neighborhood, all neighborhoods kept its presences in Çorumlu. Benefiting basically from the number 38 tahrir register belong to general directorate of land registry and cadastre and number 444 mufassal register belong to the Ottoman archives of the prime ministry, this study attempts to contribute to the social life of Çorum.
Çorumlu, Neigborhood, Population, Tahrir Registers, Ottoman Empire