Name: Elia
Transcribed name: Elya
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Elia (Lefkosias)
Ελιά (Λευκωσίας)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Elaea
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: Subdistrict of Morphou
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 47,897.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
17,140.0 1,745.0 14,785.0 14,227.0
35.8% 3.6% 30.9% 29.7%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Elia (This record) 32,417 67.68%
Lefkoşalı İbrahim veled-i Hacı Mustafa Ağa'nın Çiftliği Lefkoşalı İbrahim veled-i Hacı Mustafa Ağa'nın Çiftliği 4,810 10.04%
Lefkoşalı Zaim Mehmed Ağa veled-i Hacı Muustafa Çiftliği Lefkoşalı Zaim Mehmed Ağa veled-i Hacı Muustafa Çiftliği 3,670 7.66%
Lefkoşa Sakinlerinden Mehmed veledi-i Hacı Osman Çiftliği Lefkoşa Sakinlerinden Mehmed veledi-i Hacı Osman Çiftliği 7,000 14.61%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
Subdistrict of Morphou:
59.00
1,278.00
4.6%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
4.00
42.00
9.5%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
69.00
1,461.00
4.7%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
72.00
1,487.00
4.8%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
100.00
2,600.00
3.8%
Land (area in dönüm)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
1,514.50
40,883.37
3.7%
Land (value in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
17,140.00
1,108,871.00
1.5%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
32.00
1,137.00
2.8%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
76.00
1,628.00
4.7%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
108.00
4,404.00
2.5%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
59.00
1,787.00
3.3%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
1,745.00
51,785.00
3.4%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
14,785.00
368,475.00
4.0%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
71.00
1,158.00
6.1%
Animals (number)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
925.00
13,547.00
6.8%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
14,227.00
230,513.00
6.2%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
47,897.00
1,759,644.00
2.7%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Hasan Kethüda
Elia 820.00
Emir Ali son of Emir Hüseyin
Elia 2,070.00
'Ömer son of Hüseyin
Elia 490.00
Salih son of Mehmed
Elia 585.00
Hasan son of Ahmed
Elia 750.00
Ahmed son of Hasan
Elia 285.00
İbrahim son of Mehmed
Elia 80.00
Hasan son of Hüseyin
Elia 570.00
Mustafa son of Halil
Elia 338.00
Hüseyin son of Ali
Elia 890.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 100 1,514.50 17,140.00
002   land with vegetation 68 1,481.50 16,245.00
003   non tree crops 25 830.50 9,515.00
004   vegetables 1 0.50 15.00
005   cultivated garden (mamur bağçe) 1 0.50 15.00
006   cotton 12 50.00 1,700.00
007   cotton field (penbe tarla) 7 23.00 730.00
008   cotton field (penbe tarlası) 5 27.00 970.00
009   grains 12 780.00 7,800.00
010   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 12 780.00 7,800.00
011   fields, gardens and similar 43 651.00 6,730.00
012   field (tarla) 42 650.00 6,680.00
013   building lot (hane yeri) 1 1.00 50.00
014   other land use 31 32.00 855.00
015   threshing floor (harman) 25 26.00 520.00
016   pen (mandira) 6 6.00 335.00
017   land without vegetation 1 1.00 40.00
018   barren field (kiraç tarla) 1 1.00 40.00
019   deserted plot (hâli̇ arsa) 1 1.00 40.00
020   deserted plot (arsa-i haliye) 1 1.00 40.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 32 108 1,745.00
002   Total mulberry trees 3 13 105.00
003   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 3 13 105.00
004   olive trees 29 95 1,640.00
005   olive trees (zeytun eşcarı) 1 1 20.00
006   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 24 90 1,560.00
007   olive tree (zeytun 2) 4 4 60.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 76 59 14,785.00
002   house (hane) 57 57 10,525.00
003   buildings for animals 1 2 10.00
004   beehive (ari kovani) 1 2 10.00
005   auxilliary structures 18 0 4,250.00
006   running water (ma-yı cari) 18 0 4,250.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 71 925 14,227.00
002   sheep (agnam) 3 30 160.00
003   cow (inek) 15 15 1,200.00
004   pair of cows (çift inek) 1 1 150.00
005   goat (keçi̇) 2 11 88.00
006   ox (öküz) 26 31 6,075.00
007   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 15 18 4,450.00
008   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 25 838 6,704.00
009   goat and sheep (keçi ve ağnam) 24 788 6,304.00
This record was last edited on: Sept. 27, 2021, 1:22 p.m.
Geography Department of Harokopio University and Sylvia Ioannou Foundation (2021).. Economy, environment and landscape in the Cypriot longue durée: The 1832/33 Ottoman Property Survey of Cyprus. Geographic Location: Elia. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5471/ on 26/06/2022.
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