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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎82v] (169/220)

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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 list.)
KESKEH (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan .—{Government list.)
KETKI (Tribe)—
See tribes of Kurdistan.
This is the name of the Turkish frontier near Baneh.—(Customs.)
KEZKEZAREH— Elev. 6,730'.
Stands in a cultivated valley below the north side of the Ramul pass (Persian
Kurdistan) on the Kenduleh-Senna road.
1 The water supply is abundant and the area of cultivation large; large
numbers of cattle and sheep are owned. The surrounding mountains are
treeless, but contain gooi gnzing; nothing but cowdung fuel available. T ie
village consists of 40 houses of Kurds.— {Burton.)
KHAJJEK (Baneh)—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 2 farsahhs from Gendumban.—
KHAKIBENU (Kalatarzan) —
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.—(Cot>ernmen« list.)
A village to the left of the Senna-Sakiz road at 1 farsakh from Senna.—
A village of the district of Eilak.
KHALUZEH (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan. It is to the left of the road from Banneh
to Merivan tno Taratuleh at 2| farsakhs from Merivan, and 3 farsakhs from
the village of Vinneh in Turkey.—(Customs.) Cultivation: wheat, barley,
tobacco. Water is from a stream on the Turkish frontier. 100 houses. Pro
prietor Zafar-ul-Mulk.— {Mann.)
KHANEGAH (Javarud)—
A village of the district of Javarud.—(Government list.)
KHANEGAH (Avroman Takht)—
A village of the district of Avroman Takht. It is between the villages of
Diru and Razau.—(Mann.)
A village of the district of Hubitu.—(Government list.)
A village of the district of Hubitu.—(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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