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The correct spelling of this name is uncertain; it is frequently pronounced as if written اغيلي, or اخيلي. 'Aqīli is a rich district, mostly plain, situated on the left bank of the Kārūn river between its exit from the hills at Tang-i-Qal'eh-i-Dukhtarān and the town of Shūshtar; a part of it is enclosed on the west by the loop which the Kārūn forms near the villages of Gotwand and Jallakān in the Shūshtar District. The riverain lands of 'Aqīli are probably the most valuable upon the Kārūn ; they bear luxuriant crops of wheat, barley, tobac…

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“'AQĪLI”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 24 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040043>
First published online: 2015

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