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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎76v] (157/220)

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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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KABARLU (Sakiz)—
A village to the right of the Baneh-Sakiz road, on the opposite side of the
river, at 8f farsakhs from Baneh.— {Customs.)
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is | farsakh from Gorreh-darreh on the
read 1 hence to Chiragh-Vais.— {Customs.)
KACHIAN (Perhaps Gachian)—
A village at £ farsakh to the righ ! of Janureh which is itself to the right of
the Senna-Sakiz road at 18f farsakhs from Senna.— {Customs.)
KAHDANEH— Elev. 4,950'.
A village on the plain of Shaini, Persian Kurdistan It stands on the right
bank of the stream about £ mile north-west of the Senna-Javanrud road, and
contains 20 houses of Kurds. No trees. Water from the stream. The valley
round is cultivated and grassy.— {Burton.)
A village of the district of Hubitu. It is to the right of the Senna-Sakiz
road at 1 farsakh from Divan-darreh and | farsakh from Kaleh Reikhani.—
A village on the left of the Senna-Sakiz road, about 32 miles from the former.
It is situated in an opening in the mountains.— {Webb.)
KAILEH-GULAN (Javarud) — Elev. 5,925'.
A village of the district of Javarud.— {Government list.)
Kuidish village of 50 houses in the upper end of large cultivated valley
running from east to west into the Gav-rud, Persian Kurdistan, some miles above
its junction with the Senna river. The road from Kenduleh (Kirmanshah)
to Senna passes by the village. There is abundant water ; a number of willow
trees ; the plain round is entirely under cultivation, level and sloping gently up to
mountains which are bare of trees, but with many springs of water and grass,
A large number of cattle, sheep and goats are owned.— {Burton.)
A village of the district of Hubitu.— {Government list.)
KAKAJU (Eilak)—
A village of the district of Eilak.
A village in Kurdistan 22J miles from Senna on the road to Kirmanshah.
It is separated by a small river from the foot of a range of mountains
(Z. D., W. 0.).
KAKOLI (Saral)—
See Kahgoli.
A village of the district of Saral.— {Government list.)

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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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