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'CORRECTIONS TO GAZETTEER OF PERSIA. VOLUME III' [‎36r] (73/180)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (88 folios). It was created in 1913. 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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CHE—CHU
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CHEHAR BANlCHEH—
See under Kiihgala, also under Biiir Ahmadi, Dushman Ziari, Churam
.Nuyi, andBavi. uxam
CHURAM—
The Clmran 1 sub-dwiSi 011 of the Chehar Banlcheh Kuhgalu, under the dual
contro 1 of Qasjm Khan and ’Abdullah Khan, inhabit land which is the fief
(Persian Tiyul) of Nasr-ul-Mulk, Shirazi, and it is well-known that much of
the petty looting around the town and in the district ofBehbehan is due to
them The Churam are on friendly terms with the Taiyibi (Garmsiri).
Unlike the majority of other Kuhgalu tribes they are not sub-divided
numbering in all about 500 families, capable of putting an equal number of
armed men into the field, together with 50 sowars.
, f ? rn J er times tribal tradition put the number of families at 20 000
mu i! has i dl P :imislied » °wmg to oppression and other internal causes
The boundaries of their land are Tang-i-Barzar, Kuh-i-Kirak, Tang-i-
Nazi un, Kuh-i-Mir Abdullah. Their summer quarters are Kaleh-i-Tal-i
Gird; Kaleh-i-Bmari; Kaleh-i-Mugir; Kaleh-i-Axand; Kaleh-i-Timbi and
Kfih-i-Slfikaralu 18 ^ 1 '^ 613 Ul Kakki > Tassaf . Kuh-i-Savir and
Cammunitions.—The main route from the Churam territories to Beh-
behan is md Tang Tikau and Nim Kiih.
For Resources, Administration, etc., see under Kuhgalu.— {Ranking, 1910.)

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The volume consists of corrections to the Gazetteer of Persia Volume III (1910 Edition). This volume was produced in 1913 (4th series) by the General Staff, India.

The gazetteer includes entries on villages, towns, administrative divisions, districts, provinces, tribes, halting-places, religious sects, mountains, hills, streams, rivers, springs, wells, dams, passes, islands and bays. The entries provide details of latitude, longitude, and elevation for some places, and information on history, communications, agriculture, produce, population, health, water supply, topography, climate, military intelligence, coastal features, ethnography, trade, economy, administration and political matters.

Printed at the Government Monotype Press, Simla.

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1 volume (88 folios)
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The entries are arranged in alphabetical order from front to back, with cross-references where required.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 88; these numbers are printed or in pencil, 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. The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers.

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