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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎62r] (128/220)

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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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BAR—BEI
111
' BARKTTRU—
A village passed on the way from Kazan m Avroman Takht to Nigil in the
district of Javarud.— (Mann.)
« BAKKURU (Hubitu)—
D A village of the district of Hubitu.—(Gocernmenf list.)
BARUDER (Javarud)—
A village of the district of Javarud.—(Government list.) Probably the same
as the following.
BARUDER—
A village to the left of the Merivan-Senna road at 7£ farsalhs from the
latter and 12| from the former. It is between the villages of Gav-darreh and
14 Darreh Khushkeh.—(Customs.) Elev. 6,725'.
11 A village of Kurdistan, 3 miles north-west of Senna, on the road to
^ Sulaimanieh.
It has fifty houses and numbers of sheep. The village is not actually on the
11 road, but about 1 mile to the north over the hills The inhabitants, however,
' e generally encamp in summer in a valley through which the road runs, and where
there is a fair spring of wat 'r.— (Rich ; Gerard.)
J BASH-KISHLAQ (Kalatarzan)-
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.—(Government list.)
se BASHMAKH (Merivn)—
he village of the district of Merivan. It is 2* farsakhs from Merivan and 1J
from Penjvin, on the road between the two. (Customs.)
4 BASHUKI (Tribe)—
^ See Tiibes of Kurdistan.
BASSAM—
A : uined village £ farsakh distant from Vashehdarreh.
BAST (Khurkhureh)—
A village of the district of Khurkhureh. It has a good mosque and takih
built about 400 years ago, in which Shaikh Ibrahim is buried. This is now
a place of pilgrimage. The village numbers 80 houses.
J BAZIR-KHANI—
A range of hills in Persian Kurdistan, apparently to the no-th-west of Senna.
They run north and south, and are said to terminate in a plateau of the same
elevation as Hamadafi, to which there is a road over them from Sulaimanieh,
there bein^ scarcely any descent to that place. I imagine thU name must be
11 applied to° a portion of the main Kurdistan range, dividing Ardalan from
Sulaimanieh and Kirmanshah.— (Rich.).
BEDAGH (Tribe)—
t, A branch of the Burakai tribe. See Tribes of Kurdistan.
J BEIRAVA—
A A village in Kurdistan, about 5 miles north-west of Ruvansar and on the
north of the Ruvansar-Javanrud road. It contains about 15 houses inhabited
by Kurds, Sunnis, and is on undulating ground, has some cultivation and good
jj and extensive grazing. Water from a stream. Supplies: 50 cows, 100 sheep
and goats.— (Vaughan.)

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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)
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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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