Name: Varosi
Transcribed name: Varoş
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Varosi
Βαρώσι
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Varosha
Category: town (nefs)
Administrative dependency: District of Famagusta
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 252,340.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
175,420.0 130.0 46,730.0 30,060.0
69.5% 0.1% 18.5% 11.9%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Varosi (This record) 228,320 90.48%
Agios Ioannis Varos Aya Yani 13,770 5.46%
Agios Loukas Monastery Aya Luka Manastırı 7,900 3.13%
Agios Ioannis Monastery Aya Yanni Manastırı 2,350 0.93%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Famagusta:
183.00
573.00
31.9%
District of Famagusta:
6.00
10.00
60.0%
District of Famagusta:
201.00
625.00
32.2%
District of Famagusta:
201.00
626.00
32.1%
District of Famagusta:
288.00
1,157.00
24.9%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Famagusta:
4,011.12
17,296.24
23.2%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
175,420.00
637,701.50
27.5%
District of Famagusta:
5.00
28.00
17.9%
District of Famagusta:
183.00
554.00
33.0%
District of Famagusta:
10.00
142.00
7.0%
District of Famagusta:
209.00
710.00
29.4%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
130.00
1,456.00
8.9%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
46,730.00
146,640.00
31.9%
District of Famagusta:
96.00
498.00
19.3%
Animals (number)
District of Famagusta:
305.00
6,344.00
4.8%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
30,060.00
152,291.00
19.7%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
252,340.00
938,088.50
26.9%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Kostanti son of Andoni
Varosi 2,340.00
Lu'izi son of Mihail
Varosi 4,415.00
Miha'il son of Acı Andoni
Varosi 3,090.00
Marko son of Lu'izi
Varosi 2,390.00
Luka son of Maro
Varosi 2,590.00
Mavrudi son of Acı İbraşimi
Varosi 5,800.00
Nikolo son of Acı İbraşimi
Varosi 6,270.00
Pavlo son of Acı Yorgi
Varosi 3,240.00
Meniko son of Miha'il
Varosi 4,390.00
Daughter of Acı Haralambo
Varosi 1,320.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 288 4,011.12 175,420.00
002   land with vegetation 249 3,001.62 163,115.00
003   tree crops 25 175.50 22,300.00
004   mulberry crops 25 175.50 22,300.00
005   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi ma dolab) 2 12.00 2,400.00
006   irrigated mulberry garden with well (sulu dolablı dut bağçesi) 4 22.00 3,800.00
007   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 6 63.00 5,800.00
008   mulberry garden with well (dolaplı dut bağçesi) 13 78.50 10,300.00
009   non tree crops 161 783.12 92,305.00
010   vegetables 1 6.00 1,200.00
011   cultivated garden (mamur bağçe) 1 6.00 1,200.00
012   cotton 13 118.00 4,800.00
013   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 11 110.00 4,400.00
014   abundantly-irrigated cotton fıeld (su basar pembe tarlası) 2 8.00 400.00
015   grains 42 488.00 4,330.00
016   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 3 380.00 2,150.00
017   fodder field (hasıllık) 28 84.50 1,700.00
018   fodder garden (hasıllık bağçe) 10 23.50 480.00
019   çiftlik hasıllık 1 0.00 0.00
020   madder field (boya tarlasi) 97 154.62 70,375.00
021   cultivated madder field (mamur boya tarlası) 8 16.50 11,600.00
022   mixed tree crops 6 22.00 5,200.00
023   fruit-bearing mulberry garden with well (dolaplı meyveli dut bağçesi) 1 2.00 1,200.00
024   fruit-bearing mulberry garden (meyveli dut bağçesi) 5 20.00 4,000.00
025   fields, gardens and similar 57 2,021.00 43,310.00
026   cultivated garden with waterwheel (dolaplı mamur bağçe) 7 45.00 9,000.00
027   ruined garden (harab bağçe) 2 14.00 700.00
028   garden (bağçe) 15 130.00 5,795.00
029   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 1 2.00 200.00
030   garden with waterwheel (dolaplı bağçe) 5 18.00 3,600.00
031   garden with fruits and waterwheel (meyveli ve dolaplı bağçe) 3 18.00 3,600.00
032   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
033   field (tarla) 2 1,563.00 7,815.00
034   deserted gaden (viran bağçe) 15 177.00 9,050.00
035   garden lot (bağçe yeri) 5 42.00 1,850.00
036   garden without fruits (meyvesi̇z bağçe) 1 4.00 200.00
037   other land use 9 16.00 1,520.00
038   threshing floor (harman) 8 8.00 620.00
039   threshing floor (harman yeri) 1 1.00 20.00
040   devastated garden with water pump well (viran bağçe ma dolap kuyusu) 1 8.00 900.00
041   land without vegetation 30 993.50 10,785.00
042   barren field (kiraç tarla) 30 993.50 10,785.00
043   barren field (kiraç tarlası) 1 3.00 60.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 5 10 130.00
002   olive trees 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   Total buildings 183 209 46,730.00
002   house (hane) 157 157 35,325.00
003   ruined house (harab hane) 1 1 25.00
004   shop (dükkan) 5 7 2,150.00
005   barber shop (berber dükkani) 1 1 250.00
006   grocery (bakkal dükkani) 1 1 600.00
007   bakery (etmekci̇ dükkani) 1 1 500.00
008   coffee house (kahve dükkani) 1 1 500.00
009   shops (dekakin) 1 3 300.00
010   part of building 3 3 2,800.00
011   room 2 2 1,400.00
012   grape must press (şirahâne) 2 2 1,400.00
013   monastery room complex or single-room house (oda) 1 1 1,400.00
014   buildings for animals 8 32 155.00
015   beehive (ari kovani) 8 32 155.00
016   workshop (kâr hane) 2 2 700.00
017   Mills 8 8 5,600.00
018   windmill (yel deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 2,400.00
019   Watermills 3 3 1,400.00
020   mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (değirmen) 3 3 1,400.00
021   horse mill (at deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 600.00
022   mill (deği̇rmen) 2 2 1,200.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 96 305 30,060.00
002   sheep (agnam) 5 161 1,300.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 5 5 750.00
004   mare (kisrak) 3 3 450.00
005   cow (inek) 20 46 3,195.00
006   calf (dana) 5 9 520.00
007   suckling calf (buzaği) 4 7 420.00
008   cow with calf (inek ma buzaği) 1 2 150.00
009   cow and calf (inek ve buzaği) 1 3 250.00
010   cow with calf (inek ma dana) 6 19 1,250.00
011   mule (katir) 50 76 20,890.00
012   well mule (dolab katırı) 1 3 900.00
013   ox (öküz) 16 17 3,925.00
014   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 9 9 2,500.00
This record was last edited on: March 25, 2022, 11:20 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: Varosi. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5506/ on 26/06/2022.
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