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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎82r] (168/220)

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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 Sakiz. It is just outside the Gardaneh Khan aril
to the right of the Baneh-Sakiz road at 4% farsxkhs from Baneh. Froin
here to Mirgenashin on the frontier of Sardasht it is 5^ farsaJchs. — (Customs.)
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is to the right of the Senna-Sakiz
road, | farsaJch past the Jighatu, and If jarsakhs from Sakiz.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Merivan. It is 2£ farsakhs from Merivan, on the
road thence to Sarah— (Customs.)
KEILU (Saral)—
A village of Saral at 1| farsakhs from Guricheh which-is in the Merivan district.—
A village in southern Kurdistan, 8 farsakhs from Zohab.— (Gerard.)
A village of the district of Saral.— (Government list.)
A river on the Turco-Persian frontier separating Alut in the district of Baneh
from Alan in Turkey.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 4 farsakhs from Seiranbend and 4f
from Alut on the road between the two. It is 1 farsakh from Balakeh and 1
from Sardab.— (Customs.)
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is \ farsakh to the right of the Baneh-
Sakiz road and opposite the village of Mazujaa^reh.— (Customs.)
A village of Eilak. It is at the foot of the Salavatabad pass at 3 farsakhs
from Deh-Gulan and 3 from Senna, on the road from Stmgur to Senna.
It numbers 60 houses.— (Mann.)
A village to the left of the Senna-Sakiz road at 9 farsakhs from Senna.
Close by are the ruins of old Ahmadabad. The present Ahmadabad is 1§
farsakhs distant on the opposite side of the road.— (Customs.)
KERKEH (Kalatarzan) —
A village of the district of Kalatarzan. —(Government list.)
KERMAJ (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— (Government list.)
» A v i^ a ge of the district of Baneh 1 farsakh distant from Saiyid Sarem
and 1 from Nameh-Shir—(CWfoms.)

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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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