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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎68r] (140/220)

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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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FAKI-SULAIMAN— Long. 47° 5'; Elev. 4,850'.
A halting-place in Kurdistan, the first from Senna on the road thence
to Kirmanshah, trid Kamiaranand Kaklistan. It is about 34 miles south of
Senna.— [Gerard.)
A village of 40 houses, Kurds, standing on a low spur above the right bank
of the Gav-rud river, 9 miles above its junction with the Kishlaq or Senna
river. To the south is the Abdalan mountain from which the Nishur valley runs
down to the Gav-rud river above the village. The Karmanshah-Senna road
runs past the village and the Gav-rud is forded by it just above. Fields of corn
(cut towards the latter part of July) and some amount of castor-oil, vegetables
of kinds, etc., line the river bank. Grazing is very good; water from springs
and the river; flocks of cattle and sheep. A mile and-a-half above is the village
of Kishlaq Iskender: the bridge of Darvish Beg is the same distance down
stream.— [Burton.)
FALIUN—
Perhaps Fariun. (?)
A village 2 miles from Senna, on the road to Kinnanshah.— [Webb.)

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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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