Name: Pyrga
Transcribed name: Pirka
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Pyrga (Larnakas)
Πυργά (Λάρνακας) (η)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Pyrga
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Larnaka
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 46,793.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
5,843.0 27,510.0 6,575.0 6,865.0
12.5% 58.8% 14.1% 14.7%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Larnaka:
23.00
2,611.00
0.9%
District of Larnaka:
0.00
35.00
0.0%
District of Larnaka:
36.00
3,913.00
0.9%
District of Larnaka:
37.00
4,035.00
0.9%
District of Larnaka:
51.00
3,304.00
1.5%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Larnaka:
667.50
89,866.01
0.7%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
5,843.00
1,111,376.00
0.5%
District of Larnaka:
61.00
2,585.00
2.4%
District of Larnaka:
43.00
3,328.00
1.3%
District of Larnaka:
1,456.00
71,481.00
2.0%
District of Larnaka:
65.00
4,456.00
1.5%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
27,510.00
989,739.00
2.8%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
6,575.00
1,647,365.50
0.4%
District of Larnaka:
28.00
1,730.00
1.6%
Animals (number)
District of Larnaka:
233.00
21,469.00
1.1%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
6,865.00
523,434.00
1.3%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
46,793.00
4,272,714.50
1.1%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
'Ömer son of Hasan
Pyrga 1,275.00
Hasan son of 'Ali
Pyrga 1,220.00
Mother of Hasan son of 'Ali
Pyrga 1,400.00
Hüseyin son of Hasan
Pyrga 190.00
Sister of Hüseyin son of Hasan
Pyrga 190.00
Mehmed Ali son of Hasan
Pyrga 365.00
Ali son of Mustafa
Pyrga 1,390.00
Wife of Ali son of Mustafa
Pyrga 60.00
'Ali son of Hasan
Pyrga 820.00
Wife of 'Ali son of Hasan
Pyrga 35.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 51 667.50 5,843.00
002   land with vegetation 45 549.50 5,233.00
003   non tree crops 31 410.00 4,040.00
004   cotton 3 31.00 1,120.00
005   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 3 31.00 1,120.00
006   vineyard 13 41.00 1,230.00
007   vineyard (bağ) 13 41.00 1,230.00
008   grains 15 338.00 1,690.00
009   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 15 338.00 1,690.00
010   fields, gardens and similar 14 139.50 1,193.00
011   garden (bağçe) 9 21.50 703.00
012   field (tarla) 5 118.00 490.00
013   other land use 2 2.00 30.00
014   threshing floor (harman) 2 2.00 30.00
015   land without vegetation 4 116.00 580.00
016   barren field (kiraç tarla) 4 116.00 580.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 61 1,456 27,510.00
002   olive trees 59 1,435 27,405.00
003   olive trees (zeytun eşcarı) 1 350 7,000.00
004   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 3 90 900.00
005   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 1 5 125.00
006   olive tree (zeytun 2) 37 587 11,620.00
007   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 13 335 7,080.00
008   olive trees (zeyti̇n eşcâri) 1 27 270.00
009   plateau olive trees (ova zeyti̇ni̇) 1 27 270.00
010   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun) 3 41 410.00
011   Total almond trees 1 1 5.00
012   almond tree (badem 2) 1 1 5.00
013   carob trees 1 20 100.00
014   carob tree (harub 2) 1 20 100.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 43 65 6,575.00
002   house (hane) 31 31 5,590.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 1 1 100.00
004   buildings for animals 10 32 385.00
005   beehive (ari kovani) 10 32 385.00
006   Mills 2 2 600.00
007   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 2 2 600.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 28 233 6,865.00
002   sheep (agnam) 1 10 80.00
003   sheep (koyun) 1 10 80.00
004   horse (bargi̇r) 1 1 300.00
005   cow (inek) 5 5 450.00
006   calf (dana) 1 1 50.00
007   suckling calf (buzaği) 1 1 50.00
008   mule (katir) 2 2 600.00
009   goat (keçi̇) 4 178 1,424.00
010   ox (öküz) 14 20 3,875.00
011   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 10 10 2,500.00
012   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 1 17 136.00
013   sheep and goat (koyun ve keçi̇) 1 17 136.00
This record was last edited on: Sept. 30, 2021, 4:17 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: Pyrga. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5577/ on 26/06/2022.
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