Name: Limnia
Transcribed name: Limya
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Limnia
Λιμνιά (τα)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Limnia
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Famagusta
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 162,806.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
112,282.5 350.0 25,510.0 24,664.0
69.0% 0.2% 15.7% 15.1%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Limnia (This record) 159,207 97.79%
Labir Bazirgan'ın Çiftliği Labir Bazirgan'ın Çiftliği 3,600 2.21%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Famagusta:
66.00
573.00
11.5%
District of Famagusta:
0.00
10.00
0.0%
District of Famagusta:
70.00
625.00
11.2%
District of Famagusta:
70.00
626.00
11.2%
District of Famagusta:
195.00
1,157.00
16.9%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Famagusta:
3,588.00
17,296.24
20.7%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
112,282.50
637,701.50
17.6%
District of Famagusta:
4.00
28.00
14.3%
District of Famagusta:
76.00
554.00
13.7%
District of Famagusta:
34.00
142.00
23.9%
District of Famagusta:
75.00
710.00
10.6%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
350.00
1,456.00
24.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
25,510.00
146,640.00
17.4%
District of Famagusta:
77.00
498.00
15.5%
Animals (number)
District of Famagusta:
1,361.00
6,344.00
21.5%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
24,664.00
152,291.00
16.2%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Famagusta:
162,806.50
938,088.50
17.4%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Mahmud son of Mehmed
Limnia 7,950.00
Acı Yorgaki son of Corci
Limnia 4,350.00
Hristofi son of Acı Kiryako
Limnia 970.00
Haralambo son of Acı Konomo
Limnia 3,510.00
Yanni son of Kulli
Limnia 1,300.00
Cirkako son of Hristofi
Limnia 4,637.50
Hristofi son of Andon
Limnia 1,270.00
Ristofi son of Luizo
Limnia 2,150.00
Sava son of Lu'izo
Limnia 3,294.00
Father Miha'il
Limnia 525.00
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 195 3,588.00 112,282.50
002   land with vegetation 115 1,686.00 89,297.50
003   non tree crops 90 1,312.00 78,522.50
004   cotton 62 927.00 54,430.00
005   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 53 851.00 48,235.00
006   abundantly-irrigated cotton fıeld (su basar pembe tarlası) 9 76.00 6,195.00
007   vineyard 2 8.00 230.00
008   vineyard (bağ) 2 8.00 230.00
009   grains 4 322.50 3,512.50
010   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 3 320.00 3,450.00
011   fodder field (hasıllık) 1 2.50 62.50
012   madder field (boya tarlasi) 22 54.50 20,350.00
013   fields, gardens and similar 25 374.00 10,775.00
014   garden field (bağçe tarla) 1 2.00 150.00
015   garden (bağçe) 1 4.00 100.00
016   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 1 12.00 600.00
017   field (tarla) 15 273.00 5,240.00
018   deserted gaden (viran bağçe) 1 6.00 180.00
019   building lot (hane yeri) 1 1.00 150.00
020   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 5 76.00 4,355.00
021   other land use 30 57.00 1,410.00
022   threshing floor (harman) 29 30.00 600.00
023   threshing floor (harman yeri) 10 11.00 220.00
024   private field (hassa tarla) 1 27.00 810.00
025   land without vegetation 50 1,845.00 21,575.00
026   barren field (kiraç tarla) 50 1,845.00 21,575.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 4 34 350.00
002   olive trees 4 34 350.00
003   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 4 34 350.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 76 75 25,510.00
002   house (hane) 69 69 23,680.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 1 1 500.00
004   ruined house (harab hane) 2 2 250.00
005   agricultural buildings 3 3 280.00
006   pen (mandıra) 3 3 280.00
007   buildings for animals 1 1 100.00
008   stable (ahir) 1 1 100.00
009   auxilliary structures 1 0 350.00
010   running water (ma-yı cari) 1 0 350.00
011   Mills 2 2 1,100.00
012   Watermills 1 1 600.00
013   mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (değirmen) 1 1 600.00
014   horse mill (at deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 500.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 77 1,361 24,664.00
002   sheep (agnam) 21 1,273 10,104.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 3 3 500.00
004   mare (kisrak) 1 1 150.00
005   cow (inek) 16 33 2,215.00
006   cow with calf (inek ma dana) 13 30 1,990.00
007   mule (katir) 3 4 2,000.00
008   ox (öküz) 34 48 9,845.00
009   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 24 27 7,025.00
This record was last edited on: May 16, 2021, 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: Limnia. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5512/ on 28/06/2022.
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