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MALAYIR

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 471 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MALAYIR, a small province of Persia, situated between Hamadan and Burujird. It has a population of about 70,000, and, together with the district Tusirkhan, pays a yearly revenue of about £13,000. It produces much corn and fruit; a great quantity of the latter, dried, is exported. Its capital and seat of government is Doletabad (Dowletabad), a thriving little city, with a population of about 5000, situated at an elevation of 568o ft., 38 m. from Hamadan and 32 M. from Burujird. It has post and telegraph offices.
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