Name: Larnaka
Transcribed name: İskele-i Tuzla
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Larnaka
Λάρνακα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Larnaka Citium
Category: town (nefs - kasaba)
Administrative dependency: Town of Larnaka
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 616,147.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
18,957.5 1,100.0 580,860.0 15,230.0
3.1% 0.2% 94.3% 2.5%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Larnaka (This record) 614,298 99.70%
Sevahil-i Derya Sevahil-i Derya 1,500 0.24%
Agios Georgios Kontos Monastery Aya Yorgi Kondo 350 0.06%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
Town of Larnaka:
366.00
1,010.00
36.2%
Town of Larnaka:
5.00
11.00
45.5%
Town of Larnaka:
645.00
1,540.00
41.9%
Town of Larnaka:
654.00
1,563.00
41.8%
Town of Larnaka:
86.00
288.00
29.9%
Land (area in dönüm)
Town of Larnaka:
1,415.00
7,275.00
19.5%
Land (value in kuruş)
Town of Larnaka:
18,957.50
92,175.00
20.6%
Town of Larnaka:
9.00
42.00
21.4%
Town of Larnaka:
544.00
1,232.00
44.2%
Town of Larnaka:
79.00
633.00
12.5%
Town of Larnaka:
617.00
1,317.00
46.8%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Town of Larnaka:
1,100.00
6,523.00
16.9%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Town of Larnaka:
580,860.00
1,070,325.00
54.3%
Town of Larnaka:
28.00
139.00
20.1%
Animals (number)
Town of Larnaka:
1,067.00
2,217.00
48.1%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Town of Larnaka:
15,230.00
61,343.00
24.8%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Town of Larnaka:
616,147.50
1,230,366.00
50.1%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Arslanzade Mehmed son of Osman
Larnaka 800.00
Quilt maker Ahmed son of Mustafa
Larnaka 900.00
Wife of quilt maker Ahmed son of Mustafa
Larnaka 1,600.00
Wife of quilt maker Abdullah son of Hasan
Larnaka 470.00
Quilt maker Abdullah son of Hasan
Larnaka 2,330.00
Osman son of Hasan
Larnaka 1,300.00
Gazaroğlu Hacı Salih son of Hacı Mustafa
Larnaka 1,750.00
Bombardier captain Hüseyin son of Hasan
Larnaka 1,065.00
Commander of citadel bombardiers Mustafa son of Osman
Larnaka 1,050.00
First sergeant of bombardier regiment Mustafa son of İbrahim
Larnaka 200.00
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 86 1,415.00 18,957.50
002   land with vegetation 66 1,172.50 16,167.50
003   tree crops 3 11.00 800.00
004   tree garden (eşcârli bağçe) 3 11.00 800.00
005   non tree crops 34 866.00 8,970.00
006   cotton 4 41.00 1,620.00
007   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 4 41.00 1,620.00
008   grains 29 817.50 5,100.00
009   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 25 813.00 4,875.00
010   fodder field (hasıllık) 4 4.50 225.00
011   madder field (boya tarlasi) 1 7.50 2,250.00
012   mixed tree crops 1 12.00 3,000.00
013   garden with fruit-bearing and non-fruit-bearing trees and with water pump well (eşcar-ı müsmireli ve gayr-ı müsmireli bağçe ve dolab kuyusu) 1 12.00 3,000.00
014   fields, gardens and similar 28 283.50 3,397.50
015   pasture field (çayir tarlasi) 1 20.00 100.00
016   garden with waterwheel (bağçe ma' dolap) 1 3.00 900.00
017   garden with waterwheel (bağçe maa dolab) 1 3.00 900.00
018   garden (bağçe) 1 1.00 100.00
019   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 8 23.00 1,060.00
020   field (tarla) 17 236.50 1,237.50
021   other land use 4 3.00 490.00
022   threshing floor (harman) 2 1.00 40.00
023   building lot with running water (hane yeri ve ma-ı cari) 1 0.00 400.00
024   private field (hassa tarla) 1 2.00 50.00
025   land without vegetation 16 239.50 2,300.00
026   barren field (kiraç tarla) 15 238.50 2,200.00
027   deserted plot (hâli̇ arsa) 7 3.50 1,025.00
028   deserted plot (arsa-i haliye) 1 1.00 100.00
029   pen lot (-mandıra yeri) 1 1.00 100.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 9 79 1,100.00
002   olive trees 8 49 950.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 1 27 540.00
004   olive tree (zeytun 2) 3 9 100.00
005   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 4 13 310.00
006   carob trees 1 30 150.00
007   carob tree (harub 2) 1 30 150.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 544 617 580,860.00
002   house (hane) 436 430 471,970.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 15 15 6,400.00
004   other house (di̇ğer hane) 1 1 150.00
005   ruined house (harab hane) 2 2 300.00
006   two-storey house (fevkani ve tahtani hane) 23 21 114,050.00
007   two-storey house (fevkani hane) 1 1 1,000.00
008   house with running water (ma-ı cari ile hane) 4 4 8,000.00
009   other house with garden and running water (diğer hane ma' ma-yı cari ve bağçesiyle) 1 1 2,500.00
010   shop (dükkan) 60 85 42,990.00
011   knife shop (biçakçi dükkani) 2 2 650.00
012   barber shop (berber dükkani) 3 3 750.00
013   grocery (bakkal dükkani) 23 31 18,750.00
014   other grocery (di̇ğer bakkal dükkani) 1 1 550.00
015   pharmacy (attar dükkani) 1 3 2,500.00
016   tobacco shop (duhanci dükkani) 1 1 300.00
017   second-hand shop (eski̇ci̇ dükkani) 3 3 790.00
018   coffee house (kahve dükkani) 4 5 4,800.00
019   greengrocery (manav dükkani) 1 1 600.00
020   shoomaker's shop (pabuşci dükkani) 1 1 100.00
021   scarf shop (yemeni̇ci̇ dükkani) 2 2 550.00
022   quilt shop (yorganci dükkani) 6 6 3,650.00
023   small shop (sagir dükkan) 2 2 750.00
024   ruined shop (harab bakkal dükkanı) 1 1 300.00
025   shops (dekakin) 1 10 1,000.00
026   shop and shed (dükkan ve sundurma) 1 1 150.00
027   house with coffe shop (hane ma' kahve) 1 1 3,500.00
028   agricultural buildings 3 3 1,700.00
029   barn (samanlik) 1 1 100.00
030   winery (şaraphane) 2 2 1,600.00
031   part of building 1 1 800.00
032   room 1 1 800.00
033   grape must press (şirahâne) 1 1 800.00
034   storeroom (mahzen) 36 88 57,200.00
035   ruined storeroom (harab mahzen) 1 2 500.00
036   store (mağaza) 31 81 49,100.00
037   buildings for animals 4 7 2,200.00
038   stable and barn (ahir ve samanlik) 2 5 2,000.00
039   camel fold (develi̇k) 1 1 100.00
040   stable (ahir) 1 1 100.00
041   auxilliary structures 1 0 2,500.00
042   customhouse share (gümrük hissesi) 1 0 2,500.00
043   Mills 3 3 1,500.00
044   horse mill (at deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 750.00
045   ruined horse mill (harab at değirmeni) 1 1 500.00
046   mill (deği̇rmen) 1 1 250.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 28 1,067 15,230.00
002   sheep (agnam) 6 1,035 8,280.00
003   sheep (koyun) 5 960 7,680.00
004   horse (bargi̇r) 5 5 750.00
005   mare (kisrak) 1 1 200.00
006   colt (tay) 1 1 50.00
007   camel (deve) 1 3 900.00
008   cow (inek) 1 7 700.00
009   mule (katir) 4 5 1,600.00
010   mill mule (değirmen katırı) 1 1 300.00
011   well mule (dolab katırı) 1 2 600.00
012   ox (öküz) 11 12 3,000.00
013   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 11 12 3,000.00
This record was last edited on: July 11, 2021, 11:07 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: Larnaka. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5567/ on 30/06/2022.
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