Name: Choirokoitia
Transcribed name: Şirocidya
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Choirokoitia
Χοιροκοιτία
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Khirokitia
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Larnaka
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 70,225.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
11,105.0 43,170.0 8,980.0 6,970.0
15.8% 61.5% 12.8% 9.9%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Larnaka:
44.00
2,611.00
1.7%
District of Larnaka:
1.00
35.00
2.9%
District of Larnaka:
64.00
3,913.00
1.6%
District of Larnaka:
66.00
4,035.00
1.6%
District of Larnaka:
98.00
3,304.00
3.0%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Larnaka:
1,309.50
89,866.01
1.5%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
11,105.00
1,111,376.00
1.0%
District of Larnaka:
138.00
2,585.00
5.3%
District of Larnaka:
55.00
3,328.00
1.7%
District of Larnaka:
3,531.00
71,481.00
4.9%
District of Larnaka:
74.00
4,456.00
1.7%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
43,170.00
989,739.00
4.4%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
8,980.00
1,647,365.50
0.5%
District of Larnaka:
31.00
1,730.00
1.8%
Animals (number)
District of Larnaka:
268.00
21,469.00
1.2%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
6,970.00
523,434.00
1.3%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Larnaka:
70,225.00
4,272,714.50
1.6%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Kasım son of Mustafa
Choirokoitia 2,545.00
Mustafa son of Hüseyin
Choirokoitia 880.00
Wife of Mustafa son of Hüseyin
Choirokoitia 425.00
Ahmed son of Hasan
Choirokoitia 670.00
Wife of Ahmed son of Hasan
Choirokoitia 80.00
Hüseyin son of 'Ali
Choirokoitia 1,250.00
Brother of Hüseyin son of 'Ali
Choirokoitia 800.00
Daughter of Veli son of 'Ali
Choirokoitia 115.00
Veli son of 'Ali
Choirokoitia 0.00
Yusuf son of İbrahim
Choirokoitia 900.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 98 1,309.50 11,105.00
002   land with vegetation 81 1,249.00 10,525.00
003   tree crops 5 6.00 425.00
004   tree garden (eşcârli bağçe) 4 4.00 225.00
005   fruit garden (meyveli̇ bağçe) 1 2.00 200.00
006   non tree crops 36 370.75 4,610.00
007   cotton 1 3.00 75.00
008   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 1 3.00 75.00
009   vineyard 17 34.75 2,410.00
010   vineyard (bağ) 17 34.75 2,410.00
011   grains 18 333.00 2,125.00
012   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 17 332.50 2,112.50
013   fodder field (hasıllık tarla) 1 0.50 12.50
014   fields, gardens and similar 40 872.25 5,490.00
015   garden (bağçe) 9 12.25 725.00
016   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 1 2.00 50.00
017   field (tarla) 30 858.00 4,715.00
018   other land use 15 9.50 280.00
019   threshing floor (harman) 15 9.50 280.00
020   threshing floor (harman yeri) 1 1.00 20.00
021   land without vegetation 2 51.00 300.00
022   barren field (kiraç tarla) 2 51.00 300.00
023   deserted plot (hâli̇ arsa) 1 1.00 50.00
024   deserted plot (arsa-i haliye) 1 1.00 50.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 138 3,531 43,170.00
002   Total mulberry trees 1 3 15.00
003   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 1 3 15.00
004   olive trees 82 1,205 20,000.00
005   plateau olive (ova zeytuni) 1 5 100.00
006   mountain olive trees (dağ zeytun eşcarı) 4 42 420.00
007   plateau olive trees (ova zeytini eşcarı) 14 284 5,680.00
008   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 5 80 800.00
009   mountain olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun dağ) 13 251 2,510.00
010   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 36 421 8,050.00
011   olive tree (zeytun 2) 5 66 1,320.00
012   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 4 56 1,120.00
013   fig trees 1 5 25.00
014   fig trees (eşcar-ı incir) 1 5 25.00
015   carob trees 54 2,318 23,130.00
016   carob tree (harub 2) 2 25 250.00
017   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 52 2,293 22,880.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 55 74 8,980.00
002   house (hane) 40 40 6,245.00
003   buildings for animals 5 27 135.00
004   beehive (ari kovani) 5 27 135.00
005   Mills 10 7 2,600.00
006   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 3 3 850.00
007   Watermills 7 4 1,750.00
008   winter mill (kiş deği̇rmeni̇) 2 0 300.00
009   water mill (su deği̇rmeni̇) 4 3 1,300.00
010   mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (değirmen) 1 1 150.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 31 268 6,970.00
002   horse (bargi̇r) 1 1 150.00
003   mare (kisrak) 1 1 150.00
004   cow (inek) 9 11 850.00
005   calf (dana) 4 5 250.00
006   suckling calf (buzaği) 3 4 200.00
007   mule (katir) 1 1 300.00
008   goat (keçi̇) 5 240 1,920.00
009   ox (öküz) 15 15 3,750.00
010   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 15 15 3,750.00
This record was last edited on: Sept. 25, 2021, 11:08 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: Choirokoitia. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5598/ on 01/07/2022.
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