Kordofan

Kordofan, an Egyptian Soudanese province on the W. bank of the Nile; an undulating dry country, furnishing crops of millet, and exporting gums, hides, and ivory; was lost in the Mahdist revolt of 1883, but recovered by Lord Kitchener's expedition in 1898; El Obeid (30), the capital is 230 m. SW. of Khartoum.

Population (circa 1900) given as 280,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Korân * Koreish
Kock, Charles Paul de
Koheleth
Kola
Kolin
Kölliker
Köln
König, Friedrich
Königgrätz
Königsberg
Korân
Kordofan
Koreish
Körner, Karl Theodor
Kosciusko, Thaddeus
Kossuth, Louis
Kotzebue
Koumiss
Kovalevsky, Alexander
Krakatao
Kraken
Krapotkin, Prince Peter