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Increases your Settler limit from 70 to 99.
—In-game description

Tanzimat is a technology in Age of Empires III that is unique to the Ottomans and can be researched at the Mosque once Topkapi is researched and the Fortress Age* is reached. Once researched, it increases the training limit of Ottoman Settlers by 29 – from 70 to 99, the same as other European civilizations (except the Dutch who are limited to 50 Settlers).


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  • This technology was named after the Tanzimat, a period of reform in the Ottoman Empire that began in 1839 and ended with the First Constitutional Era in 1876.