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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎72r] (148/220)

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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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A village of the district of Sarah— {Government list.)
GULAMBAR (Turkey)—
The capital of the district of Shahr-i-Zur, at the foot of the Avroman motintama.
It lies close by the mountain Azmir or Giorzeh, 4 marches north of Khaaiqin.—
{Rich ; Gerard.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 1 farsaJch from Nanur and | from
Havarikhur on the road between the two.— {Customs.)
GULCHIDER (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan. It is \ farsahh to the left of the road
from Merivan to Saral at 4 farsalchs from Merivan.— {Customs.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is on the left of the road from Bane h
to Seiranbend at ^ farsaJch from Seiranbend.— {Customs.)
GUL-SUZAN-SALASI— Elev. 5,300'. i
A village in Kurdistan, north of the road from Merivan to Shaikh-Attar about
10 miles north-east of the former. It is celebrated for its onions, which go to
Tehran.— {Gerard.)
GUL-YUNJEH (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan. It is at l farsaJeh to the right of Nes“
kaj and is seen from the Merivan-Senna road at about If farsalchs from Merivan*
— {Customs.)
A village in Persian Kurdistan, built in a hollow below’another callted Khusha-
maneh. It is between Duveisseh and Kaleh-ju, west of Senna, on the road to
Merivan.— {T. C. Plowden.)
GURGAI (Tribe)—
See tribes of Kurdistan.
GURICHEH (Merivan)— *
A village of the district of Merivan. It is at 41 farsalchs from Merivan and
J farsakh from the frontier of Saral, on the road from Merivan to Saral.— {Customs.)
GUZEH (Sakiz)—
A village of* the district of Sakiz. It is at 4f farsalchs from Keileshin and
situated between the villages of Shaikh-Chupan and Hajiabad on the road from
Keileshin, which is on the Baneh-Sakiz road to Mirgenashin on the frontier
of Sardasht.— {Customs.)
A village about 3 miles south of Senneh on the main road to Kirmanshah
and on the left bank of the Kishlaq river ; about 30 houses. Extensive crops
and cultivation, numerous plantations of willow and other trees, and abundant
supply of water.— {Vau'jhan.)

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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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