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Qarasuran,(Turkic: قره سوران/قراسوران) was the gendarmerie corps and provincial security administration of Safavid dynasty and Qajar dynasty era of Iran. Majority of qarasuran members involved in protection and safety of the main roads.[1][2]


  1. ^ Ann K. S. Lambton; Landlord and peasant in Persia: a study of land tenure and land revenue, pg117
  2. ^ Reza Ra'iss Tousi; The Persian Army, 1880, 1907: 'Qarasuran' or police for the protection of main routes

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