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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎81v] (167/220)

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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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KASNAZAN (Hubitu) —
A village of Hubitu. It is £ /arsaM from Shah-Vali, J from Karadarreh, and
from Zarineh.— (Customs.)
KASNAZAN (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— (Government list.)
KASRIAN (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu.— (Government list.)
KASTUD— >/. -
A plain in Kurdistan between Hamadan and Senna in which Gurveh is situated.
— (Kinneir.)
A mountain 2 farsalchs from Vinneh in Turkey, between that place and
Baneh. It is crossed by a road from Baneh to Merivan.— (Customs.)
KATAVUN (Merivan)—
A village of Merivan near which theSurkaval river has its rise. It is | farsalch
to the left of the Shaikh-Sharbati on the Merivan-Senna road.— (Customs.)
A village £ farsalch distant from Zagheh Sufla in the Saral district. Zagheh
Sufla is | farsalch to the right of the Senna-Sakiz road at 10 farsakhs from
Senna.— (Customs.)
KAULEH (Hubitu)—
A village of Hubitu. It is 1 farsakh from Kudjer, 1 from Yangierk, and 2|
from Divandarreh.— (Customs.)
KAUPICH (Baneh)— .1
A village of the district of Baneh. It is £ farsakh from Baneh on the road
thence to Sardasht.— (Customs.)
KAVAREH (Tribe)—
A branch of the Gurgai tribe. See tribes of Kurdistan.
A cave in the district of Javanrud. It has never been explored, and is, it
is said, well worth a visit.
A village of the district of Baneh. It is £ farsakh from Baneh on the road
thence to Tajvan.— (Customs.)
KEHRIZEK (Sakiz) 'perhaps Kehriz —
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is to the right of the Senna-Sakiz
road at f farsakh from Sakiz.— (Customs.)
KEILEH (Baneh) —
A village of the district of Baneh. It is | farsakh from Nanur on the road
thence to Havarikhur.— (Customs.)
A sub-district of Baneh. Chief place Seiranbend.— (Customs.)

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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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