Name: Ammochostos
Transcribed name: Magusa
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Ammochostos
Αμμόχωστος (η)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Famagusta Ammokhostos
Category: citadel (nefs-i kale'-i)
Administrative dependency: District of Famagusta
Ottoman legal status of population: muslim (ehl-i islam)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 70,545.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
38,915.0 0.0 5,445.0 26,185.0
55.2% 0.0% 7.7% 37.1%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Famagusta:
70.00
573.00
12.2%
District of Famagusta:
0.00
10.00
0.0%
District of Famagusta:
75.00
625.00
12.0%
District of Famagusta:
75.00
626.00
12.0%
District of Famagusta:
105.00
1,157.00
9.1%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Famagusta:
755.50
17,296.24
4.4%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
38,915.00
637,701.50
6.1%
District of Famagusta:
0.00
28.00
0.0%
District of Famagusta:
15.00
554.00
2.7%
District of Famagusta:
0.00
142.00
0.0%
District of Famagusta:
15.00
710.00
2.1%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
0.00
1,456.00
0.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
5,445.00
146,640.00
3.7%
District of Famagusta:
88.00
498.00
17.7%
Animals (number)
District of Famagusta:
371.00
6,344.00
5.8%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
26,185.00
152,291.00
17.2%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
70,545.00
938,088.50
7.5%
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
Click here for the rest of the persons recorded in this settlement.
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 105 755.50 38,915.00
002   land with vegetation 94 474.50 35,785.00
003   tree crops 6 27.00 8,300.00
004   mulberry crops 6 27.00 8,300.00
005   irrigated mulberry garden (sulu dut bağçesi) 1 3.00 500.00
006   irrigated mulberry garden with well (sulu dolablı dut bağçesi) 4 19.00 3,800.00
007   mulberry garden with well and fruit trees (meyveli ve dolaplı dut bağçesi) 1 5.00 4,000.00
008   non tree crops 51 231.00 15,700.00
009   artichoke 9 7.00 1,025.00
010   artichoke garden (engi̇nar bağçesi̇) 8 6.00 975.00
011   artichoke field (engi̇nar tarlasi) 1 1.00 50.00
012   cotton 10 78.50 4,725.00
013   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 10 78.50 4,725.00
014   grains 18 84.50 1,150.00
015   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 5 55.00 550.00
016   fodder field (hasıllık) 13 29.50 600.00
017   madder field (boya tarlasi) 14 61.00 8,800.00
018   fields, gardens and similar 37 216.50 11,785.00
019   garden interior (derun-ı bağçe) 5 57.00 2,850.00
020   ruined garden (harab bağçe) 5 36.00 1,875.00
021   deserted garden (hâli̇ bağçe) 1 1.00 50.00
022   garden (bağçe) 15 27.50 3,700.00
023   garden with fruits and waterwheel (meyveli ve dolaplı bağçe) 1 4.00 800.00
024   field (tarla) 9 87.00 1,710.00
025   garden with waterwheel and fruits (dolaplı meyveli bahçesi) 1 4.00 800.00
026   land without vegetation 11 281.00 3,130.00
027   barren field (kiraç tarla) 10 273.00 2,730.00
028   barren field (kiraç tarlası) 1 10.00 100.00
029   barren garden (kıraç bağçe) 1 8.00 400.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 15 15 5,445.00
002   house (hane) 12 12 4,745.00
003   house inside garden (derun-ı bağçede hane) 6 6 3,300.00
004   shop (dükkan) 1 1 300.00
005   agricultural buildings 1 1 150.00
006   pen (mandıra) 1 1 150.00
007   Mills 1 1 250.00
008   Watermills 1 1 250.00
009   mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (değirmen) 1 1 250.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 88 371 26,185.00
002   sheep (agnam) 5 270 2,210.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 10 10 1,500.00
004   mare (kisrak) 1 1 150.00
005   camel (deve) 12 29 9,450.00
006   camel with colts (deve ma deverem) 1 4 1,600.00
007   camel colts (deverem) 1 7 650.00
008   cow (inek) 4 5 425.00
009   mule (katir) 41 41 9,800.00
010   ox (öküz) 16 16 2,800.00
011   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 6 6 1,450.00
This record was last edited on: May 16, 2021, 10:12 a.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: Ammochostos. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5505/ on 03/07/2022.
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