Name: District of Famagusta
Transcribed name: Kaza-ı Mağusa
Category: district (kaza)
Administrative dependency: Subprovince of Cyprus
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 938,088.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
637,701.5 1,456.0 146,640.0 152,291.0
68.0% 0.2% 15.6% 16.2%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
District of Famagusta (This record) 18,010 1.92%
Trapeza Trapeza 3,239 0.35%
Agios Sergios Aya Sergi 113,350 12.08%
Deryneia Derinya 77,860 8.30%
Egkomi (Ammochostou) Enkomi 46,905 5.00%
Frenaros Fenaro 21,050 2.24%
Acheritou Gügercinlik 100,093 10.67%
Limnia Limya 162,807 17.36%
Ammochostos Magusa 70,545 7.52%
Paralimni Paralim 71,890 7.66%
Varosi Varoş 252,340 26.90%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
Subprovince of Cyprus:
573.00
20,052.00
2.9%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
10.00
462.00
2.2%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
625.00
24,940.00
2.5%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
626.00
25,232.00
2.5%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
1,157.00
40,177.00
2.9%
Land (area in dönüm)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
17,296.24
580,135.54
3.0%
Land (value in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
637,701.50
10,418,410.18
6.1%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
28.00
16,494.00
0.2%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
554.00
24,827.00
2.2%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
142.00
198,070.00
0.1%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
710.00
26,834.00
2.6%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
1,456.00
2,428,941.00
0.1%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
146,640.00
5,966,619.50
2.5%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
498.00
16,552.00
3.0%
Animals (number)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
6,344.00
212,455.00
3.0%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
152,291.00
4,485,358.00
3.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
938,088.50
23,300,128.68
4.0%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Bannerbearer of the military commander of Famagusta İsma'il Efendi
Ammochostos 4,160.00
Ahmed son of Abdurrahman
Ammochostos 10,595.00
Molla (religious teacher) Kara Hasan son of Abdurrahman
Ammochostos 10,917.00
Hasan son of Zaim Mehmed Ağa
Ammochostos 3,930.00
Raşid Efendi
Ammochostos 2,930.00
Emir Hüseyin son of 'Ali
Ammochostos 5,170.00
Rüstem son of Ahmed
Ammochostos 1,120.00
Bombardier sergeant Hüseyin son of Mehmed
Ammochostos 300.00
Ahmed son of Hasan
Ammochostos 685.00
Yusuf
Ammochostos 1,555.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 1,157 17,296.24 637,701.50
002   land with vegetation 814 8,413.74 498,391.50
003   tree crops 34 228.50 35,800.00
004   mulberry crops 34 228.50 35,800.00
005   irrigated mulberry garden (sulu dut bağçesi) 1 3.00 500.00
006   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi ma dolab) 3 24.00 4,800.00
007   irrigated mulberry garden with well (sulu dolablı dut bağçesi) 9 49.00 9,200.00
008   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi maa dolap) 1 6.00 1,200.00
009   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 6 63.00 5,800.00
010   mulberry garden with well (dolaplı dut bağçesi) 13 78.50 10,300.00
011   mulberry garden with well and fruit trees (meyveli ve dolaplı dut bağçesi) 1 5.00 4,000.00
012   non tree crops 628 5,290.74 379,401.50
013   vegetables 1 6.00 1,200.00
014   cultivated garden (mamur bağçe) 1 6.00 1,200.00
015   artichoke 9 7.00 1,025.00
016   artichoke garden (engi̇nar bağçesi̇) 8 6.00 975.00
017   artichoke field (engi̇nar tarlasi) 1 1.00 50.00
018   cotton 221 2,592.50 139,509.00
019   cotton field (pembe) 1 2.00 200.00
020   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 204 2,485.50 131,344.00
021   cotton field with waterwheel well (dolap kuyusuyla pembe tarlası) 1 6.00 420.00
022   abundantly-irrigated cotton fıeld (su basar pembe tarlası) 15 99.00 7,545.00
023   vineyard 4 13.00 455.00
024   vineyard (bağ yeri) 1 4.00 200.00
025   vineyard (bağ) 3 9.00 255.00
026   grains 82 2,173.00 25,800.00
027   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 21 2,017.00 22,480.00
028   fodder field (hasıllık) 50 132.50 2,840.00
029   fodder garden (hasıllık bağçe) 10 23.50 480.00
030   çiftlik hasıllık 1 0.00 0.00
031   madder field (boya tarlasi) 303 482.74 199,812.50
032   cultivated madder field (mamur boya tarlası) 8 16.50 11,600.00
033   mixed tree crops 6 22.00 5,200.00
034   fruit-bearing mulberry garden with well (dolaplı meyveli dut bağçesi) 1 2.00 1,200.00
035   fruit-bearing mulberry garden (meyveli dut bağçesi) 5 20.00 4,000.00
036   fields, gardens and similar 146 2,872.50 77,990.00
037   garden field (bağçe tarla) 1 2.00 150.00
038   garden interior (derun-ı bağçe) 5 57.00 2,850.00
039   cultivated garden with waterwheel (dolaplı mamur bağçe) 7 45.00 9,000.00
040   ruined garden (harab bağçe) 8 53.00 2,725.00
041   deserted garden (hâli̇ bağçe) 1 1.00 50.00
042   garden (bağçe) 34 178.50 11,895.00
043   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 5 23.00 5,550.00
044   garden with waterwheel (dolaplı bağçe) 5 18.00 3,600.00
045   garden with fruits and waterwheel (meyveli ve dolaplı bağçe) 5 23.00 4,600.00
046   cultivated garden with fruit-bearing trees, waterwheel well and a one-room house (mamur bağçe eşcar-ı müşmireli ve dolap kuyusu ve bir bab hanesiyle) 1 8.00 1,500.00
047   field (tarla) 33 2,076.00 16,615.00
048   garden with fruit-bearing trees and waterwheel (eşcar-ı müşmireli dolab kuyusu ile bağçe) 1 10.00 1,000.00
049   garden with waterwheel and fruits (dolaplı meyveli bahçesi) 1 4.00 800.00
050   deserted gaden (viran bağçe) 25 222.00 10,855.00
051   deserted field (hâli tarla) 1 20.00 200.00
052   garden lot (bağçe yeri) 6 51.00 1,895.00
053   building lot (hane yeri) 1 1.00 150.00
054   garden without fruits (meyvesi̇z bağçe) 1 4.00 200.00
055   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 5 76.00 4,355.00
056   other land use 81 636.00 43,355.00
057   threshing floor (harman) 78 81.00 2,645.00
058   threshing floor (harman yeri) 16 17.00 350.00
059   devastated garden with water pump well (viran bağçe ma dolap kuyusu) 1 8.00 900.00
060   private field (hassa tarla) 2 547.00 39,810.00
061   land without vegetation 262 8,246.50 95,955.00
062   barren field (kiraç tarla) 260 8,218.50 94,555.00
063   deserted plot (hâli̇ arsa) 1 5.00 50.00
064   barren field (kiraç tarlası) 3 38.00 535.00
065   barren garden (kıraç bağçe) 2 28.00 1,400.00
066   barren garden (kıraç bağçe tarlası) 1 20.00 1,000.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 28 142 1,456.00
002   Total mulberry trees 1 3 6.00
003   mulberry trees (dut) 1 3 6.00
004   olive trees 26 137 1,430.00
005   plateau olive trees (ova zeytini eşcarı) 1 1 10.00
006   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 22 131 1,340.00
007   olive tree (zeytun 2) 2 3 60.00
008   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 1 2 20.00
009   carob trees 1 2 20.00
010   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 1 2 20.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 554 710 146,640.00
002   house (hane) 491 491 125,950.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 9 9 2,310.00
004   ruined house (harab hane) 4 4 2,775.00
005   house inside garden (derun-ı bağçede hane) 6 6 3,300.00
006   shop (dükkan) 11 24 6,150.00
007   barber shop (berber dükkani) 1 1 250.00
008   grocery (bakkal dükkani) 2 2 800.00
009   bakery (etmekci̇ dükkani) 1 1 500.00
010   ruined shop (harab dükkan) 1 8 1,600.00
011   coffee house (kahve dükkani) 4 8 2,400.00
012   coffee house (kahve hane) 1 1 150.00
013   shops (dekakin) 1 3 300.00
014   agricultural buildings 10 10 1,010.00
015   pen (mandıra) 10 10 1,010.00
016   part of building 3 3 2,800.00
017   room 2 2 1,400.00
018   grape must press (şirahâne) 2 2 1,400.00
019   monastery room complex or single-room house (oda) 1 1 1,400.00
020   buildings for animals 22 166 1,330.00
021   beehive (ari kovani) 21 165 1,230.00
022   stable (ahir) 1 1 100.00
023   workshop (kâr hane) 2 2 700.00
024   auxilliary structures 1 0 350.00
025   running water (ma-yı cari) 1 0 350.00
026   Mills 14 14 8,350.00
027   windmill (yel deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 2,400.00
028   Watermills 5 5 2,250.00
029   mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (değirmen) 5 5 2,250.00
030   horse mill (at deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 1,100.00
031   mill (deği̇rmen) 5 5 2,600.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 498 6,344 152,291.00
002   sheep (agnam) 96 5,480 44,942.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 26 28 4,250.00
004   mare (kisrak) 11 13 2,000.00
005   mare with colt (kisrak ma tay) 1 2 250.00
006   mare and colt (kisrak ve tay) 1 2 400.00
007   old mare (koca kısrak) 1 1 150.00
008   colt (tay) 1 1 100.00
009   camel (deve) 12 29 9,450.00
010   camel with colts (deve ma deverem) 1 4 1,600.00
011   camel colts (deverem) 1 7 650.00
012   cow (inek) 112 237 16,610.00
013   calf (dana) 11 19 1,020.00
014   suckling calf (buzaği) 7 14 770.00
015   cow with calf (inek ma buzaği) 8 22 1,420.00
016   cow and calf (inek ve buzaği) 1 3 250.00
017   cow with calf (inek ma dana) 48 135 9,305.00
018   young bull (tosun) 4 4 340.00
019   mule (katir) 100 131 36,740.00
020   well mule (dolab katırı) 3 6 1,800.00
021   ox (öküz) 150 186 38,275.00
022   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 87 96 24,675.00
023   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 2 253 2,024.00
024   sheep and goat (ağnam ve keçi) 1 220 1,760.00
025   sheep and goat (koyun ve keçi̇) 1 33 264.00
This record was last edited on: Sept. 13, 2021, 8 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: District of Famagusta. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5504/ on 30/06/2022.
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