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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎30r] (64/220)

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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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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.
Villages,
The following are
district as given in a
the names of the villages of this
Government list dated 1905.
Abbarik.
Kaleh-fuk.
Lalin.
Ahmadabad'.
„ kan.
Marra.
Amarab or Amarat-
Karagol.
Milleh.
Babarar.
Karagol.
Milleh-Sur.
Baghcheh.
Karatavereh.
Murad-Gali.
Baghlabad.
Karayan.
Papaleh.
Bainchu.
Kasnazan.
Rashidabad.
Bardeh-Choklu.
Kerkeh.
, Sangiver.
Bash-Kishlaq.
Kermaj,
Sanimil.
Dahsuarah.
Kishlaq Isma’il Beg..
Sarav-Kazgan.
Daramadeh.
Kishlaq Safid.
Sarkaleh.
Darrehman.
Keshkek.
Sarsi Muhamad Khan.
Gadamehgetir.
Klrkibenu.
Savur.
Haji-Pambuk.
Kharileh.
Sharifabad.
Hus inabad.
Kharkeh.,
Tiacheh.
Jaffarabad.
Koh
Zakibeg.
Kalata.
Kujur.
Zaki-beg-Ulia,..
Kalhorabad.
Kujur.
Kaleh Isma’iL
Kuruder,
This list seems to contain in addition to the villages of Kalatarzan those of’
Karataureh.*
Kuravaz:
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-,
revenue collectors.
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
tree.
Irrigation from river and spring water.
Javaruik
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)
Arrangement

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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