Name: Melanarga
Transcribed name: Melanarka
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Melanarga
Μελάναργα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Melanagra
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Karpasia
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 21,693.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
7,855.0 1,320.0 6,510.0 6,008.0
36.2% 6.1% 30.0% 27.7%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Karpasia:
30.00
944.00
3.2%
District of Karpasia:
1.00
15.00
6.7%
District of Karpasia:
32.00
1,019.00
3.1%
District of Karpasia:
32.00
1,021.00
3.1%
District of Karpasia:
67.00
2,083.00
3.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Karpasia:
728.50
39,819.56
1.8%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Karpasia:
7,855.00
687,684.00
1.1%
District of Karpasia:
15.00
398.00
3.8%
District of Karpasia:
33.00
1,131.00
2.9%
District of Karpasia:
232.00
6,146.00
3.8%
District of Karpasia:
33.00
1,564.00
2.1%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Karpasia:
1,320.00
42,725.00
3.1%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Karpasia:
6,510.00
246,990.00
2.6%
District of Karpasia:
27.00
1,158.00
2.3%
Animals (number)
District of Karpasia:
276.00
16,790.00
1.6%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Karpasia:
6,008.00
373,721.00
1.6%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Karpasia:
21,693.00
1,351,120.00
1.6%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Osman son of Mustafa
Melanarga 2,090.00
Emin son of Mustafa
Melanarga 2,020.00
Kara Hasan son of Mehmed
Melanarga 1,570.00
Yusuf son of Kara Hasan
Melanarga 808.00
Kara Hasan son of Süleyman
Melanarga 605.00
Kara Hasan son of Yusuf
Melanarga 100.00
Molla (religious teacher) Süleyman
Melanarga 931.00
Mehmed son of Hacı Mehmed
Melanarga 1,040.00
Soldier son of Hüseyin
Melanarga 180.00
Military Memiş
Melanarga 910.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 67 728.50 7,855.00
002   land with vegetation 30 259.50 4,455.00
003   tree crops 6 10.00 500.00
004   mulberry crops 6 10.00 500.00
005   mulberry garden (dutlu bağçe) 5 6.50 325.00
006   mulberry garden with well (dolaplı dut bağçesi) 1 3.50 175.00
007   non tree crops 23 247.00 3,830.00
008   cotton 14 234.00 3,510.00
009   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 14 234.00 3,510.00
010   grains 9 13.00 320.00
011   fodder field (hasıllık) 9 13.00 320.00
012   fields, gardens and similar 1 2.50 125.00
013   garden (bağçe) 1 2.50 125.00
014   other land use 15 12.00 1,140.00
015   threshing floor (harman) 12 12.00 240.00
016   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 3 0.00 900.00
017   land without vegetation 22 457.00 2,260.00
018   barren field (kiraç tarla) 22 457.00 2,260.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 15 232 1,320.00
002   Total mulberry trees 1 15 75.00
003   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 1 15 75.00
004   olive trees 14 217 1,245.00
005   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 14 217 1,245.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 33 33 6,510.00
002   house (hane) 29 29 5,480.00
003   agricultural buildings 1 1 80.00
004   pen (mandıra) 1 1 80.00
005   Mills 3 3 950.00
006   Watermills 1 1 150.00
007   ruined mill (harab değirmen) 1 1 150.00
008   horse mill (at deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 800.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 27 276 6,008.00
002   sheep (agnam) 9 251 2,008.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 3 3 600.00
004   mare (kisrak) 1 1 200.00
005   cow (inek) 6 12 1,100.00
006   ox (öküz) 9 10 2,300.00
007   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 7 7 1,800.00
This record was last edited on: May 27, 2021, 8:32 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: Melanarga. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5547/ on 27/06/2022.
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