'Report on Kurdistan' [101v] (207/220)
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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' f A ^ 1& ^ e in Tmkey on t ^ ie roa( ^ from Banel1 to Merivan. It is 51 farsahh
from Menvan and | farsakh from the Persian frontier. Owner, Mahmud Pasha
Jalf. Cultivation : tobacco and a little wheat and barley. Forty horses. The
fields are watered from a small river.
The place was twice destroyed by nomads and rebuilt. Since 4 or 5 years
a post of 150 soldiers have been stationed here for the maintenance of order —
A village of the district of Baneh. It is 1 farsakh from Alut and 2 f rom Kani-
bard on the road between the two. Kanibard is on the road from Baneh
A branch of the Tilekuh tribe.
See Tribes of Kurdistan.
A riUage of the district of Meriran. It is on the road from Merivan tc
at 2 or 5 farsakhs from Merivan.—(CWowis.)
A village of the district of JaMarud.—(GWnmen lid )
A village of the district of Hubitu.— (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)
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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