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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎98r] (200/220)

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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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SUF—SUR
183
SUFI AN (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu.—(Gocentmmf list.)
SUFI AN—
A village to the left of the Merivan-Senna road at farsakhs from Senna.—
(Customs.)
Plowden says about 5-| miles from Senna.
SULEH (Merivan)—
A village of the district of Merivan. It is on the road from Merivan to Badalan
in Turkey at 1| farsakhs from the former and 1 farsakh from the latter.—
(Customs.)
SULTAN PIR BABA.— (Ziarat of)—
A shrine in an oak grove in Shaini valley, 1 mile above the village : round
are some fine copses of willows : the Shaini stream is here lined with magnificent
walnut trees.— (Burton.)
SUNETEH—
A village £ farsakh to the right of the road on the Senna-Sakiz road at
231- farsakhs from Sakiz. It is on the banks of the Khurkhureh river.—
(Customs.)
SURAB or AB-I-SHIRVAN—
A river in western Kurdistan, flowing westwards to Turkish territory. It
is 70 yards broad and just fordable, 7 miles from Seiranbend on the road to
Penjvin. Opposite the ford a road strikes off by Bistan to Sulaimanieh.—
(Gerard.)
SURCHAR—
A village in Kurdistan about 30 miles south of Senna on the road to Kir-
manshah, and on the eastern slope of the Debla Kuh. It is said to contain
about 40 houses, to be well watered by a stream, and to possess large groves
and gardens.— (Vaughan.)
SUREN (Baneh)—
A village of the district of Baneh. It is on the road from Havarikhur to
’ Benekveh.
SURKAVAL—
A village which gives its name to the Ab-i-Surkaval, a river having its rise
near the village of Katavun. Surkeval means Surkh-Tappeh or red hill.
SURKHABAD (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu.— (Government list.)
SURKHAKUL (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu.—(Government list.)
SURKHADIZEJ (Hubitu)—
A village of the district of Hubitu.—(Government list.)
SURMUSI—
A village 2 farsakhs from Keilu and 2 from the village of Khurkhureh.—
(Customs.)
A village four stages towards Sulaimanieh from Senna, Kurdistan. (Rich.)

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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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