Database ID G5505
Database UUID: b8517dcb-5a9b-42df-9e0e-270cd26c2b63
Name: Famagusta citadel
Transcribed name: Magusa
Category: citadel (nefs-i kale'-i)
Administrative dependency: District of Famagusta
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Ammochostos
Αμμόχωστος (η)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Famagusta Ammokhostos
Ottoman legal status of population: muslim (ehl-i islam)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 322,885.00
Property values in kuruş and percentages by type:
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
214,335.0 130.0 52,175.0 56,245.0
66.4% 0.0% 16.2% 17.4%
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Famagusta citadel (This record) 70,545 21.85%
Varosi Varoş 252,340 78.15%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Famagusta:
253.00
573.00
44.2%
District of Famagusta:
6.00
10.00
60.0%
District of Famagusta:
276.00
625.00
44.2%
District of Famagusta:
276.00
626.00
44.1%
District of Famagusta:
393.00
1,157.00
34.0%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Famagusta:
4,766.63
17,296.26
27.6%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
214,335.00
637,701.50
33.6%
District of Famagusta:
5.00
28.00
17.9%
District of Famagusta:
198.00
554.00
35.7%
District of Famagusta:
10.00
142.00
7.0%
District of Famagusta:
224.00
710.00
31.5%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
130.00
1,456.00
8.9%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
52,175.00
146,640.00
35.6%
District of Famagusta:
184.00
498.00
36.9%
Animals (number)
District of Famagusta:
676.00
6,344.00
10.7%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
56,245.00
152,291.00
36.9%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
322,885.00
938,088.50
34.4%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Bannerbearer of the military commander of Famagusta İsma'il Efendi
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 4,160.00
Ahmed son of Abdurrahman
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 10,595.00
Molla (religious teacher) Kara Hasan son of Abdurrahman
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 10,917.00
Hasan son of Zaim Mehmed Ağa
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 3,930.00
Raşid Efendi
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 2,930.00
Emir Hüseyin son of 'Ali
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 5,170.00
Rüstem son of Ahmed
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 1,120.00
Bombardier sergeant Hüseyin son of Mehmed
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 300.00
Ahmed son of Hasan
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 685.00
Yusuf
muslim (ehl-i islam) Famagusta citadel 1,555.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Land (all types) 393 4,766.63 214,335.00
002   land with vegetation 343 3,476.13 198,900.00
003   tree crops 31 202.50 30,600.00
004   mulberry crops 31 202.50 30,600.00
005   irrigated mulberry garden (sulu dut bağçesi) 1 3.00 500.00
006   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi ma dolab) 2 12.00 2,400.00
007   irrigated mulberry garden with well (sulu dolablı dut bağçesi) 8 41.00 7,600.00
008   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 6 63.00 5,800.00
009   mulberry garden with well (dolaplı dut bağçesi) 13 78.50 10,300.00
010   mulberry garden with well and fruit trees (meyveli ve dolaplı dut bağçesi) 1 5.00 4,000.00
011   non tree crop 212 1,014.13 108,005.00
012   vegetable 1 6.00 1,200.00
013   thriving garden (mamur bağçe) 1 6.00 1,200.00
014   artichoke 9 7.00 1,025.00
015   artichoke garden (engi̇nar bağçesi̇) 8 6.00 975.00
016   artichoke field (engi̇nar tarlasi) 1 1.00 50.00
017   cotton 23 196.50 9,525.00
018   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 21 188.50 9,125.00
019   abundantly-irrigated cotton fıeld (su basar pembe tarlası) 2 8.00 400.00
020   grains 60 572.50 5,480.00
021   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 8 435.00 2,700.00
022   fodder field (hasıllık) 41 114.00 2,300.00
023   fodder garden (hasıllık bağçe) 10 23.50 480.00
024   çiftlik hasıllık 1 0.00 0.00
025   Madder fields (Boya tarlaları) 119 232.13 90,775.00
026   madder field (boya tarlasi) 111 215.63 79,175.00
027   thriving madder field (mamur boya tarlası) 8 16.50 11,600.00
028   mixed tree crops 6 22.00 5,200.00
029   fruit-bearing mulberry garden with well (dolaplı meyveli dut bağçesi) 1 2.00 1,200.00
030   fruit-bearing mulberry garden (meyveli dut bağçesi) 5 20.00 4,000.00
031   fields, gardens and similar 94 2,237.50 55,095.00
032   garden interior (derun-ı bağçe) 5 57.00 2,850.00
033   thriving garden with waterwheel (dolaplı mamur bağçe) 7 45.00 9,000.00
034   ruined garden (harab bağçe) 7 50.00 2,575.00
035   deserted garden (hâli̇ bağçe) 1 1.00 50.00
036   garden (bağçe) 30 157.50 9,495.00
037   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 1 2.00 200.00
038   garden with waterwheel (dolaplı bağçe) 5 18.00 3,600.00
039   garden with fruits and waterwheel (meyveli ve dolaplı bağçe) 4 22.00 4,400.00
040   thriving 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
041   field (tarla) 11 1,650.00 9,525.00
042   garden with waterwheel and fruits (dolaplı meyveli bahçesi) 1 4.00 800.00
043   deserted garden (viran bağçe) 15 177.00 9,050.00
044   garden lot (bağçe yeri) 5 42.00 1,850.00
045   garden without fruits (meyvesi̇z bağçe) 1 4.00 200.00
046   other land use 9 16.00 1,520.00
047   threshing floor (harman) 8 8.00 620.00
048   threshing floor (harman yeri) 1 1.00 20.00
049   devastated garden with water pump well (viran bağçe ma dolap kuyusu) 1 8.00 900.00
050   land without vegetation 41 1,274.50 13,915.00
051   barren field (kiraç tarla) 40 1,266.50 13,515.00
052   barren field (kiraç tarlası) 2 13.00 160.00
053   barren garden (kıraç bağçe) 1 8.00 400.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Tree (all types) 5 10 130.00
002   olive tree (all types) 5 10 130.00
003   plateau olive trees (ova zeytini eşcarı) 1 1 10.00
004   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 3 9 90.00
005   olive tree (zeytun 2) 1 0 30.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Building (all types) 198 224 52,175.00
002   house (hane) 169 169 40,070.00
003   ruined house (harab hane) 1 1 25.00
004   house inside garden (derun-ı bağçede hane) 6 6 3,300.00
005   shop/warehouse (dükkan) 6 8 2,450.00
006   barber shop (berber dükkani) 1 1 250.00
007   grocery (bakkal dükkani) 1 1 600.00
008   bakery (etmekci̇ dükkani) 1 1 500.00
009   coffee house (kahve dükkani) 1 1 500.00
010   shops (dekakin) 1 3 300.00
011   agricultural buildings 1 1 150.00
012   pen (mandıra) 1 1 150.00
013   part of building 3 3 2,800.00
014   room 2 2 1,400.00
015   grape must press (şirahâne) 2 2 1,400.00
016   monastery room complex or single-room house (oda) 1 1 1,400.00
017   building for animals 8 32 155.00
018   beehive (ari kovani) 8 32 155.00
019   workshop (kâr hane) 2 2 700.00
020   Mills 9 9 5,850.00
021   windmill (yel deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 2,400.00
022   Watermills 4 4 1,650.00
023   mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (değirmen) 4 4 1,650.00
024   horse mill (at deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 600.00
025   mill (deği̇rmen) 2 2 1,200.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Animal (all types) 169 661 52,295.00
002   sheep (agnam) 10 431 3,510.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 15 15 2,250.00
004   mare (kisrak) 4 4 600.00
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) 24 51 3,620.00
009   calf (dana) 5 9 520.00
010   suckling calf (buzaği) 4 7 420.00
011   cow with calf (inek ma buzaği) 1 2 150.00
012   cow and calf (inek ve buzaği) 1 3 250.00
013   cow with calf (inek ma dana) 6 19 1,250.00
014   mule (katir) 91 117 30,690.00
015   well mule (dolab katırı) 1 3 900.00
016   ox (öküz) 17 18 2,775.00
This record was last edited on: Aug. 10, 2023, 5:48 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: Famagusta citadel. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5505/ on 20/05/2024.
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