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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎71v] (147/220)

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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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GIRJAH (Turkey)-t
A village of Turkisli Kurdistan, bounding
stands on the east of lower range.-(&W.)
the valley in which Sulaimanieh
A mountain and pass in the Kurdistan range, leading ma Geuzkureh, Penjvm,
and Soladreigh to Sulaimanieh. Beyond Geuskureh it is known as the Ga^an,
possibly identical with Girizeh (q.v.).-(Ridi ; War Office Intelligence Branch.)
See tribes of Kurdistan.
GIZMIL (Saral)—
A village of the district of Sawl—{Government list.)
GOGHIJEH (Merivan)—
A village | farsakh from Barderesheh on the road to Shah Kaleh.—(Customs.)
See Gorrehdarreh.
Family of Golji Saiyids. This family is descended from
is buried in the village of Golgi.
Saiyid Salek who
GOMUK (Saral)—
A village of the district of Saral.— (GWwmen* list.)
A village in Persian Kurdistan, 22 miles south of Senna, on the road to
Kirmanshah. It is situated in a small valley on a rivulet.—(M. S. Route.)
A village in Persian Kurdistan, containing about forty well-built houses.
Ample supplies for a small party here. Gorok is about 21 miles from Senna
on the road thence to Kirmanshah.
In summer when Eaki Sulaiman is abandoned by its inhabitants, charvadars
go from Senna to Kamiaran via Goruk instead of via Faki-Sulaiman.
A village 51 farsakhs from Baneh on the opposite side of the river on the
Baneh-Sakiz road between the villages of Gorreh-Darreh and Miredeh.
A village of the district of Kubitu.—{Government list.)
Sometimes erroneously called Goorveh, Gurveh, Kurveh-Korveh, Kurba.
A village between Senna and Hamadan 46 miles from the former. _ There
is a Persian Government Telegraph office and a chapar khaneh here. Napier says
it is on the high road and consists of over one hundred houses; it belongs to the
t Isfandabad district.
GOVORK (Sakiz)—
A district of Sakiz. It is contiguous to that of Govork-Mukri.

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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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