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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎83v] (171/220)

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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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KHERTALEH (Javaritb)—
A village of the district of Javarud.— (Government list.)
A village of the district of Jawarud.— (Government list.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is to the left of Gulastar, which is on
the road from Nanur to Havarikhur. It is l farsakh from Geuzeleh. —(Customs.)
A district of Kurdistan. See Part 1.
KHURKHUREH (Khurkhureh)—
A village of the district of Khurkhureh. Fifty houses. It is on the side of a
mountain known by the same name.
The village is 2 farsakhs distant from Vashehdarreh, a village not far from
the Turko-Persian frontier. From Khurkhureh to Keilu in Saral it is 4 farsakhs ;
the road passes at 2 farsakhs the village of Surmusi.
A garden situated \ mile south-west of Senna. It is a piece of group
100 yards square, divided into smaller squares by avenues of poplars with one
grand centre avenue.— (Rich.)
A village of the district of Hubitu.— (Government list.)
A village in Persian Kurdistan between Duveisseh and Kalehju, near a pass
called Gardaneh-Khushamaneh, through which the Senna-Sulaimanieh road
runs.— \Plowd r n.)
A village of 30 houses of Kurds standing in a valley back from the Kishlaq
river, about 6 miles below Senna. It has very fine groves of poplars and willows
and an abundant supply of water. The slopes round are well cultivated.—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is \ farsakh from Sivej and § farsakh
from Sueru which is on the Baneh-Sardasht road.— (Customs.)
A deserted fort on the western border of Kurdistan, 6 miles south-east of Penj-
vin on the road to Merivan.— (Plowden.)
Same as Kullahkar.
See Tribes of Kurdistan.
A small village in the valley of Keileh-Ghulam surrounded by trees and cul
tivated fields ; it stands back from the valley at the foot of a bare outer slope
a mile below the auxiliary Ramisht stream.

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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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