Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, by Isabella Bird

Appendix B

Itineraries with Approximate Distances

1. From BAGHDAD to KIRMANSHAH.
Miles
Orta Khan 16
Yakobieh 14
Wiyjahea 16
Sheraban 11
Kizil Robat 18
Khanikin 17
Kasr-i-Shirin 16
Sir-i-pul-Zohab 18
Myan Tak 15
Kirrind 14
Harunabad 20
Mahidasht 22
Kirmanshah 14
211
2. From KIRMANSHAH to TIHRAN.115
Besitun 22
Sannah 16
Kangawar 21
Phaizalpah 24
Hamilabad 12
Nanej 18
Dizabad 24
Saruk 22
Ahang Garang 12
Siashan 20
Jairud 18
Taj Khatan 14
Kûm 25
Shashgird. 16
Aliabad 24
Husseinabad 28
Tihran 28
344
3. From TIHRAN to ISFAHAN.
Miles
Husseinabad 28
Aliabad 28
Shashgird 24
Kûm 16
Passangham 16
Sinsin 24
Kashan 24
Kuhrūd 28
Soh 24
Murchehkhurt 28
Gez 24
Isfahan 16
280
4. From ISFAHAN to BURUJIRD.
The actual distance travelled, about 700 miles.
5. From BURUJIRD to HAMADAN.
Deswali 16
Sahmine 13
Daulatabad 12
Jamilabad 22
Mongawi 6
Yalpand 9
Hamadan 8
86
6. From HAMADAN to URMI.
Miles
Bahar 8
Kooltapa 24
Gaukhaud 20
Babarashan 20
Bijar 20
Karabulak 16
Jafirabad 16
Takautapa 15½
Geokahaz 16
Sanjud 14
Sain Kala 14½
Kashawar 15
Miandab 21
Amirabad 12
Sujbulāk 16
Mehemetabad 14
Dissa 25
Turkman 12
Urmi 10
309
7. From URMI to VAN.
Hours
Anhar 2
Merwana
Marbishu 9
Pirzala 10
Gahgoran 2
Shawutha 8
Kochanes 6
Kotranis 7
Merwanen 10
Khanjarak 9
Van 9
188
8. From VAN to BITLIS.
Hours
Angugh 4.45
Undzak 8.30
Ghazit 7
Bitlis 8
90
9. From BITLIS to ERZERUM.
Gudzag 8
Pikhruz 8
Yangaloo 9
Ghazloo 10
Ama 6.30
Matchetloo 6
Herta 7
Erzerum 5
177 Miles (?)
10. From ERZERUM to TREBIZOND.
Elijeh
Ashkala
Kop Khané
Baiburt 7
---- Bridge
Getchid 4
Gumush Khané 8
Kupru Bridge 7
Hemizkeuy
Atli Killessi 8
Trebizond 6
199 Miles by Measurement.

115 Probably the distance by this route is over-estimated, as it is the computation of the charvadars.

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