Database ID G5506
Database UUID: cdb055fd-7ae5-4fcf-8088-7d960033cbf8
Name: Varosi
Transcribed name: Varoş
Category: town (nefs)
Administrative dependency: Famagusta citadel
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Varosi
Βαρώσι
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Varosha
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 252,340.00
Property values in kuruş and percentages by type:
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
175,420.0 130.0 46,730.0 30,060.0
69.5% 0.1% 18.5% 11.9%
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
Famagusta citadel:
183.00
253.00
72.3%
Famagusta citadel:
6.00
6.00
100.0%
Famagusta citadel:
201.00
276.00
72.8%
Famagusta citadel:
201.00
276.00
72.8%
Famagusta citadel:
288.00
393.00
73.3%
Land (area in dönüm)
Famagusta citadel:
4,011.13
4,766.63
84.2%
Land (value in kuruş)
Famagusta citadel:
175,420.00
214,335.00
81.8%
Famagusta citadel:
5.00
5.00
100.0%
Famagusta citadel:
183.00
198.00
92.4%
Famagusta citadel:
10.00
10.00
100.0%
Famagusta citadel:
209.00
224.00
93.3%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Famagusta citadel:
130.00
130.00
100.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Famagusta citadel:
46,730.00
52,175.00
89.6%
Famagusta citadel:
96.00
184.00
52.2%
Animals (number)
Famagusta citadel:
305.00
676.00
45.1%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Famagusta citadel:
30,060.00
56,245.00
53.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Famagusta citadel:
252,340.00
322,885.00
78.2%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Kostanti son of Andoni
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 2,340.00
Lu'izi son of Mihail
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 4,415.00
Miha'il son of Acı Andoni
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 3,090.00
Marko son of Lu'izi
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 2,390.00
Luka son of Maro
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 2,590.00
Mavrudi son of Acı İbraşimi
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 5,800.00
Nikolo son of Acı İbraşimi
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 6,270.00
Pavlo son of Acı Yorgi
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 3,240.00
Meniko son of Miha'il
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 4,390.00
Daughter of Acı Haralambo
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Varosi 1,320.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Land (all types) 288 4,011.13 175,420.00
002   land with vegetation 249 3,001.63 163,115.00
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 crop 161 783.13 92,305.00
010   vegetable 1 6.00 1,200.00
011   thriving 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 fields (Boya tarlaları) 105 171.13 81,975.00
021   madder field (boya tarlasi) 97 154.63 70,375.00
022   thriving madder field (mamur boya tarlası) 8 16.50 11,600.00
023   mixed tree crops 6 22.00 5,200.00
024   fruit-bearing mulberry garden with well (dolaplı meyveli dut bağçesi) 1 2.00 1,200.00
025   fruit-bearing mulberry garden (meyveli dut bağçesi) 5 20.00 4,000.00
026   fields, gardens and similar 57 2,021.00 43,310.00
027   thriving garden with waterwheel (dolaplı mamur bağçe) 7 45.00 9,000.00
028   ruined garden (harab bağçe) 2 14.00 700.00
029   garden (bağçe) 15 130.00 5,795.00
030   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 1 2.00 200.00
031   garden with waterwheel (dolaplı bağçe) 5 18.00 3,600.00
032   garden with fruits and waterwheel (meyveli ve dolaplı bağçe) 3 18.00 3,600.00
033   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
034   field (tarla) 2 1,563.00 7,815.00
035   deserted garden (viran bağçe) 15 177.00 9,050.00
036   garden lot (bağçe yeri) 5 42.00 1,850.00
037   garden without fruits (meyvesi̇z bağçe) 1 4.00 200.00
038   other land use 9 16.00 1,520.00
039   threshing floor (harman) 8 8.00 620.00
040   threshing floor (harman yeri) 1 1.00 20.00
041   devastated garden with water pump well (viran bağçe ma dolap kuyusu) 1 8.00 900.00
042   land without vegetation 30 993.50 10,785.00
043   barren field (kiraç tarla) 30 993.50 10,785.00
044   barren field (kiraç tarlası) 1 3.00 60.00
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) 183 209 46,730.00
002   house (hane) 157 157 35,325.00
003   ruined house (harab hane) 1 1 25.00
004   shop/warehouse (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   building 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   Animal (all types) 87 296 27,560.00
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) 7 8 1,425.00
This record was last edited on: Aug. 10, 2023, 5:49 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: Varosi. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5506/ on 24/05/2024.
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