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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎79r] (162/220)

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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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KAMIS (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of YLubitu—{Government list.)
KANGEREH (Isfandabad)—
A village at the foot of the Gerdehkaneh pass on the Kurdistan sid of it
on the road from Sungur to Senna.— (Mann.)
KANIAN— Elev. 6,000'.
A halting-place on the border of Persian Kurdistan, one stage from Baneh
on the road to Penjvin.— (Gerard.)
Perhaps same as Kani Dosdan.
KANIBAN (Baneh)—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is situated between the villages of
Derga-Sheikhan and Kuchar. Kuchar is on the road from Baneh to Balakeh.
— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 5 farsaJchs from Baneh on the
road thence to Sardasht. There is a road from here to Banekveh, 6 farsakhs,
and to Aiut 3 farsakhs. — (Customs.)
A halting place on the Turkish border of Kurdistan, one stage from Khaniqin
on the road to Sulaimanieh.— (Gerard.)
KANI CHARMU (Chashmeh-Safid)—
A village | farsakh to the left of the Senna-Sakiz road at 18£ farsakhs
from Senna.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is one farsakh from Seiranbend on the
road thence to Alut.— (Customs.)
KANI ELN ’ALT (Eilak)—
A village of the district of Eilak,
A village of the district of Baneh. It is between the villages of Baizabad
and Kuchar which are both on the road from Baneh to Balakeh.
A village of the district of Eilak.
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 4J farsakhs from Baneh on the
road thence to Sardasht.— (Customs.)
KANI-IBR AH 1M (Baneh)—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 1| farsakhs from Balakeh between
Balakeh and Kiverud on the road from Seiranbend to Alut. It is Gf farsakhs
distant from the former and 7 from the latter.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is to the left of the Senna-Sakiz
road at £ farsakh hom Sakiz.—(Customs.)

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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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