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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎66r] (136/220)

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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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DAURISHAN (Javarud.)
A village of the district of Javarud.— (Govemmenf list.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 1 farsakh from Havarikhur on the
road thence to Benekveh.— [Customs.)
DEGAERAN (Hubitu) —
A village of the district of Hubitu.— (Government list.)
DEH-BUNIAD (Merivan)—
A village of the distriet of Merivan. It is 4J from Merivan, between
the villages of. Shaikh-Sharbati and Janavereh on the Menvan-Senna road.
Called by mistake Deh-Ghulam or Deh-Kulan. A halting-place, about 40
miles south-east of Senna on the road to Hamadan.-( Gerard.)
A village in Ardalan, 28 miles from Senna on the road to Hamadan.—
(Kinneir.) .
A village 3 farsakh *from Sarabkat and 3 from Kargabad. There is here
one of the cfapor khanehs of the Hamadan-Senna postal service ; the other
one is at Gurveh.— [Mann.)
DEH-VAZAN (Javarud)—
A village of the district of Javarud.— (Government list.)
A village of Avroman on the right of the road from Merivan to Javanrud
and Euvansar at 4 farmkhs from Merivan.— (Customs.)
DEKI (Javarud)—
A village of the district of Javarud.— (Government list.)
DERGA-SHEIKHAN (Baneh)- .u i r. r it w
A village of the district of Sheikhan. It is 1 farsakh to the left of Kuchar,
which is on the road from Baneh to Balekeh.
A village in Kurdistan of about 30 houses situated high up on the eastern
elope of the lofty Kuh-Abdalan. Water from a spring ; no trees ; supplies . 1,000
eheep and goats; good grazing.— (TaujAun.)
DEZLI (Avroman)— .
A village of Avroman 5£ farsakhs distant from Menvan on the road from Men-
a T^vanrnd and Ruvansar. From here a road branches oil towards Hal-
V }bph ° To 8 " eo from Dezli to Paveh it is preferable to go via Halabjoh, as the direct
route iJverv rough and mountainous. The road to Halabjeh leaves the
road 6 from Mmva/to Nausud to the right at Dezli. From Dezli to Halabjeh
E it 5 fartakhs. The direct route to Paveh is then rejoined at Nausud.-
[Customs.) ^ . . .

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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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