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KANGAVAR

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 652 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KANGAVAR, a small district of Persia, situated between Hamadan and Kermanshah, and, being held in fief by the family of a deceased court official, forming a separate government. The district is very fertile and contains 30 villages. Its revenues amount to about £500 per annum, and its chief place is the large village of Kangavar, which has a population of about 2500 and is 47 M. from Hamadan on the high road to Kermanshah.
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