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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎62v] (129/220)

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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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BELAJER (Sakiz)—
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is 7| farsakhs from Baneh on the road
to Sakiz. It is between the villages of Miredeh and Mietu.— (Customs.)
See Tribes of Kurdistan.
See Bilu.
A village of the district of Merivan ; it is 1} farsaJch distant from Merivan
on the road thence to Badalan in Turkey.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is on the right of the Baneh-Sakiz
road at 2 farsakhs from Baneh. It is near the Gardaneh-Khan, and 2 farsakhs
from Havarikhur.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is farsakhs from Benekveh on the
road thence to Kanibard and Alut.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Eilak.
A village situated between the villages of Bainchu and Mamukh.—(Mann.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is | farsakh to the right of the road
from Nanur to Havarikhur, between the villages of Keileh and Gulastar.
Former name of the present village or town of Baneh.
A village of the district of Baneh. It is at £ farsakh from Baneh on the
road thence to Sakiz.— (Customs.)
BEZAN (1) (Javarud)—
A village of the district of Javarud.— (Government list.)
BEZAN (2) (Hubttu)—
A village of the district Hubitu.— (Government list.)
BEZAN (3) (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu.— (Government list.)
BEZUAMAN (Javarud) —
A village of the district of Javarud.— (Gavernment list.)
A small village 65 (?) miles from Senna, on the road to Kirmanshah. It
only consists of a few huts on the banks of the Shirvan. (?)

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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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