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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎76r] (156/220)

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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 Hie distict of Eilak.
JAN (Javarud)—
A village of the district of Javarud.— (Government list.)
JANAVEREH (Merivan)—
^ village of the district of Merivan. It is at 4f fasahhs from Merivan, between
the villages of Deh-Buniad and Kakuzekria on the Merivan-Senna road.
Other information says it is at 8J farsakhs Bom Merivan and 11J from Senna to
the left of the road between those two places.— (Customs.)
A village of Persian Kurdistan, situated in a narrow valley, on the caravan
track between Senna and Sulaimanieh. It is 6 farsakhs (about 22 miles) from
Duveisseh, between that place and Astarabad.— (Rich ; T.C. Plowden.)
It is also called Kaleh Ju.
JANUSHAN (Javarud)—
A village of ihe distiiet of Javarud.— (Government list.)
JARBUJEH (Avroman)—
A village in Avroman at the foot of Kuh Salan.
JAVANRUD (Javanrud)—Elev. 4,755'.
A village of the district of Javanrud. See Part I .
See Gav-rud.
A district of Kurd stan. See Part I.
A village £ farsakh to the left of the Senna-Sakiz road at 18f farsakhs from
Senna.— (Customs.)
JELILEH (Merivan)— . ^
. A villa g e of the district of Merivan. It is 3f farsakhs from Merivan. O'her
information says it is 7§ farsakhs f om Merivan and I2J from Senna to the right
of the Merivan-Senna road.—(Customs.)
A village of 15 houses. Cullivation, daimi wheat and barley. It has 2 springs
from which dr nking-water is ob ained. It belongs to Shaikh Isma’il, who had
a mosque built here.
JIJEKAN (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan. It is between the villages of Hasanabad
and Astarabad to the right of the Merivan-Senna road.— (Customs.)
JININ fJ avarud!—
A village of the district of J war-ad..—(Government list.)
A village to the left o' the Senna-Sakiz oad at 21f farsakhs from Senna
and a short distance before the road crosses the Khurkhureh river .—(Customs )
A district of Kurdistan. See Part I.

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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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