'Report on Kurdistan' [56r] (116/220)
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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A village of the district of Hubitu, ^ farsaJch distant from Karageul and
2 farsakh from Aghkend.— (Information received from the Customs.)
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— (As per Government List.)
* ABBAS AB AD—
A small village of 15 houses in Ardalan, on the road between Tabriz and
Kirmanshah, 244J miles from the former, 98 mil es from the latter. It is
9 miles south of Khusrauabad.—(Aapfer.),
A village of the district of Avroman. Near this village the united waters of
the Ab-i-Surkaval and Ab-i-Merivan join the Gav-rud.
ABDUR-RAHMAN BEG (Tribe)—
See tribes of Kurdistan.
A small river which has its source in the Kuh Khan, a mountain to the norths
of Baneh, and runs south to Baneh, and thence in a south-westerly direction.
It is a tributary of the Kalvi river.
A river 12 farsakhs to the west of Senna. There are here lofty forests of;
gall-nut trees, oak, and myrobalan. The river has its source below this forest
in the mountains of the village of Galeh, a village of Merivan. From its source
to Garran it is 2 farsakhs, and 6 farsakhs below Garran it j oins the river
of Surkaval, near the village of Kaleh-Kah. It flows in a northerly direction.
Muhammad ’Ali Khan Zafar-ul-Mulk has built a very strong bridge over thia
river.— (H. L. Rabino.)
“ A valley and stream in Kurdistan on the Sulaimanieh side of the Zagros range,
below the Garran pass. The stream ultimately joins the Ab-i-Shirvan. The
mountains which shut in this valley on either side are called ‘ Bagh-Khan,’ and
‘ Kuh-i-Cham-i-Garran.’— (T. C. Plowden.)”
A stream of Kurdistan which turns due south at a-point about 32“miles north
west of Senna. Ford here barely passable in March.— (Gerard.)
Kauleh is a village of Kurdistan 10 farsaMs north of Senna. The source of
the river is in the mountains of the village of Aghbulak which is 2 farsakhs
distant from Kauleh. At a day’s march and near the village of Nessareh it
joins the Kizil-Uzun.
The river of Khurkhureh rises in the mountain of Chehil-Chashmeh, in which
the Jighatu has also its source. It flows in a northern direction and after a course
of 10 farsakhs joins the Jighatu. The source of the Jighatu river is east of that
of the Jighatu.— (h. L. Rabino.)
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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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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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