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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎94v] (193/220)

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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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of water. The village contains 70 houses and is the residence of a Kurdish
Khan. The mountain is bare of trees but grassy. Two miles below to the
south-east runs the Kenduleh-Senna road, from which, at Bagherabad, Samila
is visible 500 feet up the mountain side.— {Burton.)
SANGIVAR (Kalatarzan)—
A village of the district of Kalatarzan.— [Government list.)
A village in Ardalan, between Hamadan and Senna, 50 miles from the
former.— [Kinneir.)
A village of the district of Saral.— {Government list.)
A village in Kurdistan of about 10 houses, in the valley of the Gav-rud, and
at the east foot of the Tabla-Kuh (Kuh-Abdalan); a few trees and a little culti
vation ; good grazing in the neighbourdood.—( Vaughan.)
A village 5 farsalchs north of Senna where the Kishlaq river has its rise.
SANIAU (Javarud) —
A village of the district of Javarud.— {Government list.)
SANIMIL (Kalatarzan) —
A village of the district Kalatarzan.— {Government list.)
A village of 60 houses in Ardalan, on the bank of a marshy stream about 83
mi’es from Kirmanshah on the road thence to Tabriz.—(Nape/-.)
It belongs to Hashmat-i-Nizam, son of Nasir Divan. One hundred and twenty
houses. Maliat 300 tumans. Owner receives one-fifth of produce, and three
donkeys per juft. The inhabitants are Chaharduli. Cultivation wheat and
barley. It is on the pilgrim road from Tabriz to Kirmanshah and Kerbela
via Dmavar.
Three-quarters of a farscihh further on towards Senna the road is cut at right-
angles by the HamadamSenna road and telegraph line. Sarabkat is 3 farsakhs
from Deh-Gulan, which is in the direction of Senna.—(Jfoww.)
A district of Kurdistan.
See Report on Kurdistan, Part I.
SAR AN (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu.— list.)
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 1 farsakh from Darineh-Mustapha
Kuhneh and 4 farsakh from Nuijgah on the road between the two.—(Customs. \
SARAU or SARAB (Eilak)—
A village of the district of Eilak.

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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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