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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎90r] (184/220)

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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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NAUJU (Baneh)—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is £ farsalch from Sadbar and
from Nujgah on the road between the two. It is also \ farsalch from Sivej
and J from Khawja-Amir.— {Customs.)
NAUSUD (Avroman)—
A village of Avroman; it is 9J farsalchs from Merivan and 6 farsaJchs from
Paveh on the road from Merivan to Javanrud and Ruvansar.— {Customs.)
NAZAREH (Turkey)—
A village 1 farsalch from Penjvin and 2 from Kanisard.— {Customs.)
NAZARU (Baneh)—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 1| farsaJchs from Baneh on the
road thence to Tajvan.— {Customs.)
NEI (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan. It is J farsalch from Vaisseh on the road
thence to Baiveh. Proprietor Amin Beg.— {Customs.)
NEJMAR (Merivan)—
A village of Merivan district. It is H farsaJchs from Valajir and f from
Dari on the road between the two.— {Customs.) 70 to 80 houses. Proprietors :
son of Zafar-ul-Mulk and Sarem-es-Sultan.— {Mann.)
NESAN— Elev. 6,300'.
A village of 15 houses, Kurds, 1 mile to the north below the pass of the same
name ; the Kanduleh-Senna road passes through it. There is a plentiful
stream of water along the valley, which is narrow but well cultivated. There
are a number of vines, fruit, and willow trees : good grazing on the surrounding
mountains.— {Burton.)
NESHKAJ (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan. It is to the right of the Merivan-Senna
road at 1 farsaJch from Astarabad and one from Vulinan.— {Customs.)
A village to the left of the Senna-Sakiz road at 13^ farsaJchs from Senna.
— {Customs.)
It is one of the two following villages.
A village of the district of Saral.— {Government list.)
A village of the district of Saral.— {Government list.)
NIER (Javarud) —
A village of the district of Javarud.— {Government list.)
NIGIL (Javarud) —
A village of the district of Javarud. It numbers about 150 houses, and is
on the road from Barkuru to Shuvisheh. No villages are met on the way from
Nigil to Shuvisheh.— {Mann.)

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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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