'Report on Kurdistan' [30r] (64/220)
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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are only two other such Koran;? in existence and both are at St. Sofia, Con
stantinople ; one of them is said to have been written by Ah’ bin Abi Talib and the-
other by Osman ibn Qffan.
The following are
district as given in a
the names of the villages of this
Government list dated 1905.
Amarab or Amarat-
Kishlaq Isma’il Beg..
Sarsi Muhamad Khan.
This list seems to contain in addition to the villages of Kalatarzan those of’
Kuravaz. ^ district 2 farsaJcks to the west of Senna.
• It h as 20 villages and the inhabitants, who are^
of the Kumassi tribe and number about 2,500, are very unruly. Though the-
maliat is only 250 tumans they are said to complain 250 times in the year of the-,
The produce is very small. _ They grow wheat, barley and Indian corn enough,
for their wants. The district is covered with woods of oak, ash and myrobolan
Irrigation from river and spring water.
Javarud. A district 4 farsalchs to the south of Senna crossed
by the Kirmanshah-Senna road. It numbers-
58 villages. The inhabitants are poor and inoffensive.
* To facilitate research, the villages of this district are given in Appendix I in-
the order they appear in the original Government list.
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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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