'Report on Kurdistan' [80r] (164/220)
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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KAPURA— Elev. 6,125'.
A small village of thirty houses in northern Kurdistan between Mirdeh and
Baneh Lies on the chief branch of a stream 1 mile north-west of main
track.— (Rich ; Gerard.)
Probably the same as Gaffurdarreh or Gapurdarreh.
KARA BAKKRA or BUKHRA—
A village in Persian Kurdistan, on the road from Senna to Banna. It is
near the summit of a mountain range, called here Chihilchameh, on a stream
which drains to the Kizil-Uzun river. It is a filthy place, though some poplar
and fruit trees make it look pleasant. On the opposite side of the glen are the
remains of a fort of the Bulbassis. One of the passes through the Zagros range
from Sulaimanieh to Senna over the Kali Balin hill is close to this village.—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 1 farsaJch to the left of the road
from Baneh to Taj van, at f farsaJch from Baneh.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Saral.— (Government list.)
KARACHAN (Sakiz)— T
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is 1 farsaJch from Gorrehdarreh on
the road thence to Chiragh-Vais.— (Customs.)
A small stream in northern Kurdistan flowing north-west to join the river
Jagatu.—(7. D., If. 0.)
A village _ of the district of Hubitu. It is £ farsaJch from Kasnazan and
1 from Heijanam.— (Customs.)
A district of Kurdistan.
KARAFUAN— (Hubitu) —
A village of the district of Hubitu.— (Government list.)
KARAGEUL (Hubitu) —
A village of the district of Hubitu. It is 1 farsaJch from Zarineh-Vermeziar
and | farsaJch from Abbarik.
Perhaps same as Karagul.
KARAGUL (1) (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— (Government list.)
KARAGUL (2) (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan— (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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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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