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    CONFIDENTIAL. GAZETTEER OF PERSIA VOLUME I. prepared by the GENERAL STAFF, HEADQUARTERS; INDIA. SIMLA: printed at the government monotype press 1910. 48 I.B. ...

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    [Confidential ] \ GAZETTEER OF PERSIA Volume. I. A ’AABDAI— ~ A small village in Khorasan, 17 miles from Sabzawar on the road to the turquoise mines. Water good. Supplies procurable in small quantities. — {G. E. Yate.) 4 ABABADEH— A village, a little over two hours’ march from Damghan, on the road ...

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    day be annulled. —(War Office, Persia.} AGRlKUL— Name of a small stream in the Persian Yamiit country ...

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    of Kalat-i-Nadiri as revenue. It belongs to Persia.— {Petrusevitch ; Stewart.) ARTIAN— Lat. 37° 23' 0" ; Long. 58° ...

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    34 ASI—AST a storm from the north, the spray sweeps across it. There are three cruisers Lochman, Peshal, and Seakere ; they are said to be rotten, and unable to move. The garrison consists of some 40 Cossacks, and, per haps, 100 infantry and marines. This harbour is the best in Persia, as steamers find ...

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    of the district for supply; but such improve ments progress slowly in Persia. Large armies have nevertheless ... (Province) (No. 4)— A province of Persia between lat. 36° 45' 0" and 37° 20',0" and long. 54° and 56°. ...

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    among the villages ; the rest are scattered all over Persia, with the various governors of provinces who ... in a measure subject to Persia and under the government of this province, but can hardly be said to belong ... of troops, as taxes are not here levied on the produce as in other parts of Persia. The land tenure ...

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    with Persia, by which that power ceded Daghistan, Shirvan, Gilan, Mazandaran, and Astarabad ; but the attempt ... of the Caspian provinces of Persia were ceded to Russia by a treaty, which has never been formally annulled.— ...

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    the reigning family of Persia ; but here, as in all Asiatic towns, it is impossible to form a just idea ...

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    of the Kajar tribe, the reigning family of Persia ; but here, as in all Asiatic towns, it is impossible to form ...

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    to all parts of Persia. The remainder seems to be almost entirely confined to the consumption of the town ... in transit to Ml parts of Persia an 1 In Russia • manufactures of Kashan and British goods m transit in s:= ...

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    of Persia), as also to the long, narrow tract of country on their outer side, the skirt or fringe ...

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    ATT-AZA 5T According to the Akhal-Khorasan Boundary Convention of 11th—23rd March 1882, the course of the river Atrak serves as the frontier between the possessions of the Russian Empire and Persia east ... ; O' Donovan; TFar Office, “ Persia ; ” Mania Baksh.) ATTAR— A village in the Meshed valley ...

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    country they prefer to call them selves H-izaras, but the Hazara, as known in Persia, is an Afghan ...

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    silk material called Chadar-i-Shah, which 'are exported to all parts of Persia and are much esteemed. ...

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    but a still larger number of people left the country in search of food, and went to other parts of Persia ...

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    cover their flank by virtually cutting: Persia in half. The Persians do not seem to recognize its ...

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    for their livelihood. Both in Afghanistan and Persia, however, some portion of the tribes are settled. ^ The most usual ...

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    Mir Attaullah Khan (father of Asaduliah Khan) and settled in Persia, being granted lands in the Kuh ...

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    and exported to all parts of Persia. The names of the four villages from which the place takes it name ... routes with Persia, a number of mules are always kept up, and can be readily obtained at short notice. ...

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    place in Persia on the road from Meshed to Herat via Kafir Kaleh. It is not inhabited, but is merely ...

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    of Darreh Gaz belonged to Persia, and was ruled by the Persian Governor of Darreh Gaz without interruption, ... and since then it has, though very subject to Turkoman raids, formed a portion of Persia. In 1882, however, ...

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    of Karshi, Muhammad Baba Khan, Beglarbegi, migrated to Persia with a few hundred men of Chapashli Turks ...

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    of Herat, and subsequently of other provinces of Persia. He was killed at the siege of Bukhara some years ... by the sword alone ; for the support of their suzerains, the Shahs of Persia, was always wanting when most ...

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    of Persia, north of the Ab-i-Sunt, from which it is divided by low ridges, rising in a gradual slope up ...

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    as the Kuh-i-Ahangaran, and east to Anardarra in Afghanistan and constitutes the boundary be tween Persia and Aighanistan. ...

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    {MacGregor.) DEHR-BDEHRI— A sect of the Shfis of Persia. They believe the World is uncreated and indissoluble, ...

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    182 ELB—ELB E ELBURZ— A range of mountains in Persia, part of the great mountain system of Asia. All authorities seem to agree that they are connected with the Paropamisus range, the watershed of which runs south of Herat, Ghurian, Khaf and Turshiz, to a point on the road between BIrjumand ...

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    the foundations for his own rise. _ When Hulaku Khan was sent by Mangu Khan with a large army to govern Persia ...

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    Persia, when rne Russians commenced to take forced labour from them, and were settled by the Chief of Bujnurd at Incha-i-Bala and Incha-i- Pain, where they now are. But these are considered to be Bujnurd sub jects, and do not form part of the Gurgan Guklans. Some 100 other families of Dilli and Jan Kurbanli ...

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    is population to cultivate it, to make it one of the richest districts in Persia. No irrigation is required ... is as green in November as other parts of Persia are in early spring. The summer in Gurgan is said ...

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    RUD or AB-I-HERAT— A river on the north-east frontier of Persia, which forms the boundary between ...

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    purposes of irrigation the water is divided between Russia and Persia in the proportion of five-sixths and one-sixth, respectively. There are folds at Pul-i-Khatun, Haji Samitdin, Zulfikar, Kaleh Khaki and Pish Robat. The ford at Pul-i- Khatun is deep and the bottom encumbered with rocks, whilst that at Pish ...

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    by a division of the Avater-supply available for irrigation. Since then the tracts allotted to Persia ...

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    250 INC—ISF INCHA (No, 1)~ a district in the Bujnurd province of Khorasan, situated north of the river Atrak, about 25 miles from the village of Simalqan. It is a fine fertile valley draining into the Atrak. It is said to be the best pasture land in Persia.— {British Agent, Bujnurd', MacLean; C. E. Yate.) ...

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    of 7 houses.— {Wijatt, 1899.) JALALZAL— A clan of Baluchis, numbering 200 families, resident in Persia. They have.not long been resident in Persia, having been brought from Baluch istan about 140 years ago by Nadir ...

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    of the citadel is a striking and most unusual one for Persia. Around the town, for a radius of nearly a mile, ...

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    houses.— (Ferner ; Gill ; War Office Re- 'port on Persia, Part II, Route 176.) KABUDEH (No. 1)— A village ...

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    23 miles below. Khusf, it was 30 feet broad by 1 foot deep. In this part of Persia one often passes ...

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    by the Persian Government. His country, though situated on the most lawless border of Persia, which was formerly ... as any other part of the interior of Persia. He showed himself jeal ous of the proceedings of the British ...

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    dimensions, and the surrounding district supplies nearly the whole of Persia with this com modity. ... KAIVANLU— One of the Kurd tribes, moved from the west of Persia to Khorasan by Shah ’Abbas Safavi about ...

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    to de* ert; the name of the royal tribe of Persia. The Kajars inhabit portions of Astara- bad, ... A pedigree of the reigning Shah of Persia extracted from Lord Curzon’s “ Persia ” is given on opposite page. ...

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    to Persia in the year of the Hijrah 803 by Timur. After the death of that prince and his immediate ... and fl d to Turk^mania, and while Nadir Shah lived he never visited Persia. But taking advantage ... that arose in the family or Nadir Slab soon ended in its destruckon ; and Persia was for a period without ...

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    to sovereignty were all either taken or fled, and peace was restored to Persia. “ Aqa Muhammad Kajar, who had ...

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    Lutf ’AH Khan, the young prince of Persia, though gallant and generous, was sus picious, headstrong, ...

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    immense force. He completely surprised the camp—all was terror and confusion. He had advanced close to the tent of Aqa Muhammad, and had he proceeded, he would have been sovereign of Persia by one of the most ... is upwards of 20 days’ journey. 4 ‘ Aqa Muhammad now assumed the sovereignty of all Persia. He seized every ...

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    296 KAJ-KAJ “ In the year 1794 A.D., Aqa Muhammad proclaimed his nephew, Fath ’All Khan, commonly called Baba Khan, 1794 A. D. successor to the throne, and, appointing him to the government of Persia ... of petty princes and chiefs, who had neither owned the authority of the prince of Kandahar nor of Persia ...

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    the date of the succession of Fath ’All Shah till now the crown of Persia has remained in the hands ...

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    on the north-east frontier of Persia, and bounded on the north by Trans-Caspia, on the west by Darreh Gaz, ...

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    by the forces of Kai Khusran, a legendary monarch of Persia. It was inhabited by his half-brother, Faiud, who ...

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