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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎60v] (125/220)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (106 folios). It was created in 1911. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.


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A village on the right of the Senna-Sakiz road at farsakhs from the
BAGHCHEH (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— {Government list.)
A village of the district of Eilak.
A garden in the vicinity of the town of Senna. It is due to Amanullah Khan
BAGH-KHAN (Merivan)—
A village on the Merivan-Senna road. Some say 3f farsakhs from Merivan
and 2 from Shaikh-Attar; others 2| farsakhs from Merivan and 1 from Shaikh
Attar, and others 5J farsakhs from Merivan. Between Bagh Khan and Shaikh
Attar lies the Gardaneh-Garran.
See Kuh-i-Bagh Khan—
BAGHLABAD (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— [Government list.)
A garden in the vicinity of the town of Senna. It belongs to Amanullah Khan
A village at the foot of Kuh-Salan in the Avroman district.
A village in Kurdistan, 11 miles from Senna, on the road to Hamadan.—
. A village in Persian Kurdistan, near Mik, on the road from thence to Sulaima-
nieh.— {Rich.)
A village of the district of Saral.— {Government list.)
BAINCHU (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— {Government list.)
It is between the villages of Berizabad and Afrasiab.— {Mann.)
BAINKUCH (Hasanabad)—
A village in Persian Kurdistan, 15 miles north of Senna. It is in the district
of Hasanabad, and is situated in a valley at the north foot of the Allahu-Kuda
pass, and is described as a large but filthy village. It is on the main road
from Isfahan to Tabriz.— {Rich.) Probably the same as Bain-Kuh or Pain-Kuh.
BAIVEH (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan situated on the Persian side of the Zarin-
jub river. It is \farsakh to the left of the Merivan-Penjvin road. Baiveh is
4 farsakhs distant from the village of Vaisseh.—(CWoww.)

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Confidential report compiled by Hyacinth Louis Rabino. The report was printed in Simla at the Government Monotype Press, 1911.

The report is divided into three parts (I-III), as follows:

Part I: Geographical and Commercial Notes (folios 6-39) with sections on the province of Kurdistan (including information on cultivation, population, revenue, roads, imports/exports, and the capital, Senna), its tribes (including statistics on population, land, and residences), rivers, and mountains, and appendices comprised of government lists of villages.

Part II: History (folios 40-54) with a chart showing the Valis and Provincial Governors of Kurdistan for the years 1169-1905 (folio 41).

Part III: Gazetteer of Kurdistan (folios 55-104) arranged alphabetically.

At the back of the volume is a glossary (folios 105-06) including notes on the weights used in Kurdistan.

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1 volume (106 folios)

There is a contents page at the front of the volume (f 5) which refers to the volume's original pagination.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 108; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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