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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎77v] (159/220)

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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 Hubitu. —(Government li4.)
KALGINEH (Javarud)—
A village of the district of Javarud.— (Geve. nment list.)
KALHOR (Tribe)—
See tribes of Kurdistan.
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— (Government list) It is 1 farsakh
to the right of the Senna^Sakiz road at 9 farsakhs ’ from Senna. — (Customs.)
Morier says 22 miles from Senna.
A pass over the Zagros between Persia, Kurdistan, and Bibih in Turkey.
It leads immediately from Banneh to Baiandarreh. Thence the Zagroi winds
east of Sardasht and west of Sujbulak, and then to Sikimh.—(ih'c j.)
KALKUFI (Tribe)—
See tribes of Kurdistan.
An isolated hill 7 miles south of Senna. It is sa d to have a spring close
to the summit— [Gerard)
A village at /arsat^s to the right of the Senna-Sakiz road, at 14^ farsakh s
from Senna.— (Customs.)
KALEH-CHI (Saral)—
A v llag-^ of the district ofSiral .—(Government Us .)
KALEH-CHI (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu. —(Government l st.)
A village of the district of Sarah-— (Government list.)
A village on the route from Ban ;h to Sulaimanieh ; 10 hours from the former-
— (Gerard.)
KALEH-GA (Avroman TAltar) —
A village o f the district of Avroman Takht. It is a little over a farsakh
from Merk and less than a farsakh from Tifli.— (Mann.)
A village of 50 huts, 9 miles west-south-west of Penjvin, on the road to
Sulaimanieh.— (Gerard.)
KALEH-ISMA’IL (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— (Government list.)
See Janavereh. Plowden says Kalaju ; it may be Kalajub, or perhaps same
as following.

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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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