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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎88v] (181/220)

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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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164
MER—MIR
MERIVAN—
A district of Kurdistan. * •
See Report on Kurdistan, Part T.
MERIVAN (Merivan)—
A fort and village in the district of Merivan. The village belongs to Zafar-ul*
Mulk.
See Report on Kurdistan, Part I.
MERK (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan. It is \ farsakh from Dari on the road
thence to Vaisseh.—(Customs.) Doctor Mann speaks of it as Merek.
MIANEH (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu.—(GWmrnew/: list.)
MIETTJ (Sakiz)—
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is on the road from Baneh to Sakiz
at 8£ farsakhs from Baneh and 3 from Senna.—(Customs.)
MIK—
A village in the district of Sakiz, Kurdistan, on the road from Senna to
Sulaimanieh.— (Rich.)
MILLEH (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.—(Goi'ernmewf list.)
MILLEH MURVARID—
A defile in Kurdistan running north and south between Kamiaran and Guruk
on the Kirmanshah-Senna road. It is about six or seven miles long. The
hills through which it passes, though lofty, are bare and brown. There are
no trees, villages, or cultivation.—(P/owdew.)
MILLEH-SUR (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— (Government list.)
MIRABAD (Baneh)—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is \ farsakh distant from ZeiVav
Ulia on the road from Saiyid-Sarem to Sueru.— (Customs.) .. a
MIRABAD (Merivan)—
A vilh ge of the district of Merivan. It is 1| farsakhs from Merivan on the
road thence to Baneh via Taratuleh. (Customs.)
MIRAD-GURAMI (Tribe)—
A branch of the Kalbaghi tribe.
See Tribes of Kurdistan.
MLREDEH (Sakiz)—
A village of the district of Sakiz. It is on the road from Baneh to Sakiz
at 7£ farsakhs from the former and 4 from the latter.— (Customs.)
MIRGASSAR (Javarud)—
A village of the district of Javarud.— (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)
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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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