Name: District of Mesaoria
Transcribed name: Kaza-ı Mesarya
Category: district (kaza)
Administrative dependency: Subprovince of Cyprus
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 2,797,277.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
1,375,343.5 66,731.0 547,867.0 807,336.0
49.2% 2.4% 19.6% 28.9%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
District of Mesaoria (This record) 51,910 1.86%
Angastina Ankastina 45,431 1.62%
Kiados Çatoz 39,363 1.41%
Agios Nikolaos Aya Nikola 6,115 0.22%
Artemi Hartemi 7,725 0.28%
Akanthou Akatu 101,575 3.63%
Gypsou İpsoz 36,994 1.32%
Agia Napa Aya Napa 16,150 0.58%
Ayios Yeorgios Tou Tzere Aya Yorgi-i Çara 2,915 0.10%
Lapathos Lapotoz 24,638 0.88%
Agios Georgios (Ammochostou) Aya Yorgi Ispatariko 44,591 1.59%
Paradeisi Para'isi 4,523 0.16%
Arnadi Arna'i 18,998 0.68%
Aloda Aloda 8,661 0.31%
Milia (Ammochostou) Milya 23,927 0.86%
Gaidouras / Nea Sparti Kaydura 31,720 1.13%
Prastio Piraskyo 173,498 6.20%
Xylofagou İksilofa'i 15,840 0.57%
Kalopsida Kalopsida 60,378 2.16%
Makrasyka Makrasika 46,625 1.67%
Peristerona (Ammochostou) Peristerona 82,503 2.95%
Vitsada Vicade 25,336 0.91%
Kornokipos Gorneç 14,065 0.50%
Marathovounos Maratoğuno 114,735 4.10%
Knodara Konedra 38,963 1.39%
Melounta Malunda 9,398 0.34%
Lefkonoiko Lefkonuk 192,203 6.87%
Psyllatos İpsillat 31,798 1.14%
Mandres (Ammochostou) Mandira'ül Kebir 7,703 0.28%
Maratha Marata 7,105 0.25%
Pigi Pigi 24,408 0.87%
Stylloi İstilloz 167,291 5.98%
Sotira (Ammochostou) Sodira 61,488 2.20%
Avgorou Avkoru 33,651 1.20%
Lysi Lisi 61,686 2.21%
Kontea Lisi Bağçeleri 19,365 0.69%
Petrofani Bedrofan 5,225 0.19%
Xylotymvou Dimbu 10,883 0.39%
Mora Mora 25,564 0.91%
Tremetousia Tremetuşa 18,393 0.66%
Sinta Sinda 21,329 0.76%
Pyrga (Ammochostou) Pirka 20,105 0.72%
Ornithi Ornuta 26,874 0.96%
Ormideia Ormidya 16,366 0.59%
Achna Ahna 27,200 0.97%
Τρούλλοι Durulli 12,081 0.43%
Avdellero Avdelloro 8,295 0.30%
Vatili Vadili 77,832 2.78%
Melouseia Meluşa 6,665 0.24%
Strongylos İstroncilo 74,768 2.67%
Pergamos Perkamo 14,075 0.50%
Askeia / Asseia Paşa nam-ı diğer Aşa 169,010 6.04%
Athienou Atyoni 167,181 5.98%
Agia Aya 18,382 0.66%
Kouklia (Ammochostou) Kukla 45,780 1.64%
Liopetri Liğopedri 22,846 0.82%
Santalaris Sandallar 50,624 1.81%
Genagra Yenagra 67,363 2.41%
Spathariko İspatariko 20,913 0.75%
Sygkrasi Sigrasi 51,877 1.85%
Agios Iakovos Aya Kofa 15,883 0.57%
Platani Piladan 16,874 0.60%
Flamoudi Fılamuda 16,945 0.61%
Goufes Kufez 28,279 1.01%
Trypimeni Tiripimen 13,476 0.48%
Mousoulita Musilida 17,637 0.63%
Kirklar Tekkesi Kırklar Makamı 5,600 0.20%
Afanteia - Ornithi Afanya 49,684 1.78%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
Subprovince of Cyprus:
2,171.00
20,052.00
10.8%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
35.00
462.00
7.6%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
2,398.00
24,940.00
9.6%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
2,402.00
25,232.00
9.5%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
4,064.00
40,177.00
10.1%
Land (area in dönüm)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
114,431.12
580,135.54
19.7%
Land (value in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
1,375,343.50
10,418,410.18
13.2%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
442.00
16,494.00
2.7%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
2,382.00
24,827.00
9.6%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
5,906.00
198,070.00
3.0%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
3,048.00
26,834.00
11.4%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
66,731.00
2,428,941.00
2.7%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
547,867.00
5,966,619.50
9.2%
Subprovince of Cyprus:
2,678.00
16,552.00
16.2%
Animals (number)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
48,509.00
212,455.00
22.8%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
807,336.00
4,485,358.00
18.0%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Subprovince of Cyprus:
2,797,277.50
23,300,128.68
12.0%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Estate (çiftlik) at Kalopsida, held by Mikelli Partella
Kalopsida 29,230.00
Acı Kostanti son of Dimitri
Tuzla İskelesinde sakin ve mütemekkin olan Avrupa Tüccarlarından Cera Veled-i Niko'nun Çiftliği 4,000.00
Bepon brother of dutch consul
District of Mesaoria 33,550.00
Swedish consul Kostanti Peristyan[i]
İsveç Konsolosu Kostantin Perya'nın Çiftliği 29,300.00
Prussian consul Yakumetto Madi
Prusya Konsolosu Bakomino Mari'nin Çiftliği 10,560.00
Mustafa Kethüda
Vatili 4,075.00
Hasan son of imam
Vatili 2,790.00
Hasan son of İbrahim
Vatili 310.00
Kara Mehmed son of Abdullah
Vatili 820.00
Butcher Ahmed
Vatili 539.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 4,064 114,431.12 1,375,343.50
002   land with vegetation 1,969 38,210.37 870,713.50
003   enclosed land with trees (eşcarlı fırahti) 11 53.50 1,490.00
004   enclosed land with trees (firahti eşcarı) 4 20.50 385.00
005   enclosed land with trees (fırahti maa eşcar) 1 4.00 400.00
006   tree crops 99 134.37 19,830.00
007   mulberry crops 70 67.87 15,175.00
008   mulberry garden (dutlu bağçe) 9 7.25 612.50
009   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi ma dolab) 7 12.50 1,250.00
010   enclosed land with mulberry trees (dut eşcarlı fırahti) 1 1.00 75.00
011   mulberry garden with running water (ma-i cari dutluk) 2 4.00 9,000.00
012   garden with mulberry trees (dut eşcarlı bağçe) 1 1.00 100.00
013   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi maa dolap) 1 1.00 100.00
014   mulberry garden with well (dolaplı ve tutlu bağçe) 1 4.00 200.00
015   mulberry garden with fruits and well (dolap ve meyveli dut bahçesi) 1 0.50 37.50
016   enclosed lands with mulberry trees (dutlu fırahti) 1 2.00 150.00
017   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 44 29.62 3,100.00
018   mulberry garden with well (bağçe dutlu ma' dolap) 1 1.00 150.00
019   mulberry garden with well (dutlu bağçe ma' dolap) 1 4.00 400.00
020   olive crops 3 7.00 630.00
021   enclosed area with with olive trees (fırahti maa zeytun) 1 0.50 100.00
022   enclosed area with olive trees (fırahti zeytunlarıyla) 1 4.50 450.00
023   olive garden (zeytun bağçesi) 1 2.00 80.00
024   fig tree crops 4 10.00 500.00
025   garden lot with fig trees (bağçe yeri maa incir eşcarı) 1 2.00 120.00
026   fig garden (inci̇r bağçesi̇) 1 3.00 150.00
027   field with fig trees (incir eşcarlı tarla) 1 4.00 200.00
028   enclosed land with fig trees (firahti ma' incir) 1 1.00 30.00
029   almond tree crops 1 0.00 15.00
030   almond tree garden (bağ-ı badem) 1 0.00 15.00
031   tree garden (eşcârli bağçe) 18 48.00 3,160.00
032   fruit garden (meyveli̇ bağçe) 3 1.50 350.00
033   non tree crops 1,557 30,331.00 720,160.50
034   vegetables 15 9.00 760.00
035   vegetable garden (sebze bağçe) 15 9.00 760.00
036   black-eyed peas 15 86.00 3,050.00
037   black-eyed peas field (börülce tarlası) 15 86.00 3,050.00
038   tobacco 3 26.50 152.50
039   tobacco field (duhan tarlası) 1 1.00 20.00
040   barren tobacco field (kiraç duhani tarla) 1 25.00 125.00
041   enclosed land with tobacco (tütün firahti) 1 0.50 7.50
042   cotton 1,137 18,683.00 611,260.50
043   cotton field (pembe) 1 2.00 50.00
044   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 1,094 18,019.00 589,325.50
045   cotton field with waterwheel well (dolap kuyusuyla pembe tarlası) 1 13.00 520.00
046   cotton field inside a garden with water wheel (dolaplı bağçe derununda pembe tarlası) 1 35.00 3,500.00
047   cotton field with water wheel (pembe tarlası maa dolab) 1 3.00 150.00
048   cotton field (penbe tarla) 3 19.00 530.00
049   abundantly-irrigated cotton fıeld (su basar pembe tarlası) 18 173.00 5,115.00
050   other cotton field (diğer pembe tarlası) 1 30.00 900.00
051   irrigated cotton field (sulu penbe tarlası) 3 9.00 270.00
052   cotton field (penbe tarlası) 13 378.00 10,840.00
053   abundantly-irrigated cotton field (su basar penbe tarlası) 1 2.00 60.00
054   vineyard 53 80.00 2,672.50
055   vineyard (bağ) 53 80.00 2,672.50
056   grains 303 11,276.50 90,660.00
057   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 148 11,037.00 83,615.00
058   fodder field (hasıllık) 148 223.50 6,405.00
059   fodder field (hasıllık tarla) 4 6.00 120.00
060   fodder garden (hasıllık bağçe) 3 10.00 520.00
061   madder field (boya tarlasi) 31 170.00 11,605.00
062   mixed tree crops 16 11.00 1,100.00
063   garden with mulberry and other fruit-bearing trees (dutlu ve meyveli bağçe) 16 11.00 1,100.00
064   fields, gardens and similar 286 7,680.50 128,133.00
065   irrigated field (sulu tarla) 1 5.00 125.00
066   irrigated private field (sulu hassa tarla) 1 3.00 150.00
067   garden with waterwheel (bağçe ma' dolap) 1 3.00 90.00
068   garden field (bağçe tarla) 1 8.00 160.00
069   field with waterwheel (dolaplı tarla) 2 23.00 1,050.00
070   garden without well (kuyusuz bağçe) 1 3.00 60.00
071   garden ground with well (kuyulu bağçe tarlası) 1 6.00 250.00
072   garden with well (kuyulu bağçe) 2 10.00 450.00
073   field with well (kuyulu tarla) 1 5.00 250.00
074   ruined garden (harab bağçe) 2 24.00 2,100.00
075   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 2 14.00 700.00
076   garden (bağçe) 8 24.00 1,190.00
077   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 2 18.00 1,300.00
078   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 5 11.00 650.00
079   garden with waterwheel (dolaplı bağçe) 41 223.00 13,250.00
080   garden with fruits and waterwheel (meyveli ve dolaplı bağçe) 5 6.00 575.00
081   garden with waterwheel and trees (dolaplı ve eşcarlı bağçe) 7 33.00 2,800.00
082   other fruit garden with water wheel (diğer dolaplı meyve bağçesi) 1 6.00 600.00
083   field (tarla) 144 5,513.00 82,888.00
084   garden with water pump well (dolab kuyusu ile bağçe) 1 6.00 450.00
085   fruit garden (meyve bahçesi) 8 14.00 1,200.00
086   garden with fruit-bearing trees (eşcar-ı müsmireli bağçe) 2 8.00 475.00
087   garden with trees (bağçe ma' eşcar) 2 22.00 2,000.00
088   deserted gaden (viran bağçe) 22 123.50 4,825.00
089   deserted field (hâli tarla) 6 1,484.00 7,420.00
090   torrent field (dere tarlası) 1 15.00 375.00
091   garden lot (bağçe yeri) 4 30.00 1,350.00
092   shared field (yarılı tarla) 1 6.00 450.00
093   building lot (hane yeri) 1 0.00 50.00
094   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 10 34.00 900.00
095   edna 1 45.00 225.00
096   other land use 779 821.25 35,492.50
097   threshing floor (harman) 640 689.50 9,220.00
098   threshing floor (harman yeri) 48 67.50 870.00
099   enclosed land (fırahti) 49 68.25 5,800.00
100   enclosed land and threshing floor (fırahti ve harman) 2 3.50 350.00
101   other running water fountain (diğer ma-yı cari) 1 0.00 4,000.00
102   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 72 56.50 3,175.00
103   old water wheel with running water (kadim ma-yı cari dolaplık) 3 0.00 3,500.00
104   water share (su hissesi) 4 1.00 272.50
105   well with running water (dolaplık ma-yı cari) 3 0.00 6,000.00
106   running water (ma-i cari) 3 1.00 1,500.00
107   pen (mandira) 1 1.00 75.00
108   garden with waterwheel (bağçe tarlası maa dolab) 1 4.00 200.00
109   running water for one well (ma-ı cari bir dolaplık) 1 0.00 1,000.00
110   water-related infrastructures 1 0.00 750.00
111   old fountain with tank (kadim ma-i cari maa havuz) 1 0.00 750.00
112   land without vegetation 1,315 75,354.50 468,912.50
113   barren field (kiraç tarla) 1,314 75,353.50 468,887.50
114   barren cotton field (kıraç pembe tarlası) 2 125.00 1,375.00
115   barren garden with well (kıraç kuyulu bağçe) 1 3.00 180.00
116   deserted plot (hâli̇ arsa) 5 7.00 220.00
117   deserted plot (arsa-i haliye) 4 2.00 170.00
118   barren (kıraç) 47 2,253.00 14,155.00
119   barren field (kiraç tarlası) 5 154.00 1,195.00
120   pen lot (-mandıra yeri) 1 1.00 25.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 442 5,906 66,731.00
002   Total mulberry trees 11 1,130 3,842.00
003   mulberry trees (dut) 1 5 25.00
004   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 3 44 112.00
005   mulberry trees (dut eşcarı) 3 1,022 3,320.00
006   scattered mulberry trees (perakende dut eşcarı) 1 40 120.00
007   mulberry tree (dut ağacı) 3 19 265.00
008   olive trees 358 4,477 61,190.00
009   olive trees (zeytun eşcarı) 5 81 1,080.00
010   plateau olive (ova zeytuni) 4 18 180.00
011   plateau olive (ova zeytun) 1 8 80.00
012   plateau and mountain olive tree (zeytun-ı ova ve dağ) 1 45 450.00
013   olive sapling (zeytun fidanı) 1 150 1,500.00
014   olive tree (şecer-i zeytun) 1 1 10.00
015   plateau olive (zeytun-ı ova) 19 83 890.00
016   mountain olive (zeytun-ı dağ) 39 509 13,660.00
017   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 135 2,528 30,365.00
018   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 39 285 3,615.00
019   olive tree (zeytun 2) 70 515 5,635.00
020   plataeu olive tree (ovada zeytun 2) 6 20 250.00
021   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 37 234 3,475.00
022   fig trees 19 72 469.00
023   fig trees (incir ağacı) 1 10 100.00
024   fig (incir) 6 12 54.00
025   fig trees (eşcar-ı incir) 4 32 210.00
026   fig trees (incir eşcarı) 7 17 100.00
027   fig trees (inci̇r eşcari) 1 1 5.00
028   Total almond trees 4 10 50.00
029   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 3 9 45.00
030   almond tree (badem 2) 1 1 5.00
031   carob trees 50 217 1,180.00
032   carob tree (harub 2) 25 136 665.00
033   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 1 2 10.00
034   carob trees (harub eşcarı) 23 76 490.00
035   carob tree (harub ağacı) 1 3 15.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 2,382 3,048 547,867.00
002   house (hane) 2,135 2,141 514,972.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 5 5 1,500.00
004   ruined house (harab hane) 1 1 150.00
005   two-storey house (fevkani ve tahtani hane) 3 3 13,000.00
006   houses (haneler) 1 1 600.00
007   houses part of an estate (çiftlik) (çiftlik haneleri) 1 1 2,000.00
008   two-storey house with stable and barn (hane-i fevkani ve tahtani ma' ahιr samanlık) 1 1 800.00
009   house inside garden (derun-ı bağçede hane) 1 1 200.00
010   house with stable and barn (hane ma-ahır ve samanlık) 2 2 1,500.00
011   house with olive trees (hane ma zeytun) 1 1 200.00
012   other house (defa hane) 8 8 4,500.00
013   shop (dükkan) 5 5 2,000.00
014   grocery (bakkal dükkani) 4 4 1,800.00
015   olive workshop (zeytun karhanesi) 1 1 200.00
016   agricultural buildings 54 55 4,945.00
017   barn (samanlik) 1 1 100.00
018   pen (mandıra) 41 42 2,995.00
019   pen lot (mandıra yeri) 3 3 130.00
020   ruined pen (harabe mandıra) 1 1 100.00
021   pen and room (mandıra ve oda) 3 3 420.00
022   estate (çiftlik) with stable and barn (çiftlik ma' ahır ve samanlık) 1 1 600.00
023   vineyard house (bağ hane) 1 1 300.00
024   pen and house (mandıra ve hane) 1 1 100.00
025   pen and shed (mandıra ve sundurma) 2 2 200.00
026   part of building 2 2 340.00
027   room 1 1 90.00
028   room in cotton garden (pembe bağçesinde oda) 1 1 90.00
029   house entrance hall (hane önü) 1 1 250.00
030   storeroom (mahzen) 1 1 100.00
031   store (mağaza) 1 1 100.00
032   buildings for animals 160 821 6,735.00
033   beehive (ari kovani) 157 808 5,335.00
034   stable and barn (ahir ve samanlik) 2 12 1,200.00
035   camel fold (develi̇k) 1 1 200.00
036   auxilliary structures 5 4 6,650.00
037   water wheel well (dolab kuyusu) 1 1 150.00
038   water wheel (dolablık) 2 1 2,000.00
039   house with yard (hane havlu) 1 1 2,500.00
040   water wheel with running water (ma-yı cari dolaplık) 1 1 2,000.00
041   Mills 20 19 12,125.00
042   olive mill (zeytun değirmanı) 2 2 400.00
043   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 9 8 1,925.00
044   flour mill (un değirmeni) 2 2 1,000.00
045   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 2 2 1,300.00
046   Watermills 3 3 6,500.00
047   winter mill (kiş deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 4,000.00
048   water mill (su değirmeni) 1 1 2,500.00
049   horse mill (at deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 1,000.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 2,678 48,509 807,336.00
002   sheep (agnam) 844 43,991 353,792.00
003   sheep (koyun) 4 175 1,400.00
004   horse (bargi̇r) 111 166 29,690.00
005   mare (kisrak) 75 124 23,600.00
006   mare with colt (kisrak ma tay) 1 1 250.00
007   mare and colt (kisrak ve tay) 10 25 3,750.00
008   colt (tay) 10 10 525.00
009   horse used for water-wheel well (dolap bargiri) 1 1 150.00
010   horse and mare (bargir ve kısrak) 1 2 250.00
011   camel (deve) 16 62 16,060.00
012   young camel ([deve] küçüğü) 5 10 1,000.00
013   head camel of a caravan (deve katar) 1 6 1,800.00
014   cow (inek) 573 714 50,880.00
015   calf (dana) 294 342 15,545.00
016   suckling calf (buzaği) 294 342 15,545.00
017   pair of cows (çift inek) 22 26 4,950.00
018   pair of cows (inek çift) 5 5 850.00
019   pair of ox and cow (inek öküz çift) 1 1 250.00
020   cow with calf (inek ma buzaği) 11 28 1,770.00
021   cow and calf (inek ve buzaği) 23 60 4,830.00
022   wild cow (yabani inek) 2 3 225.00
023   mule (katir) 145 173 59,480.00
024   baby mule (tay katır) 2 2 350.00
025   well mule (dolab katırı) 6 6 2,000.00
026   goat (keçi̇) 4 287 2,296.00
027   ox (öküz) 972 1,255 280,250.00
028   young ox (öküz tosun) 1 1 250.00
029   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 901 1,166 266,375.00
030   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 13 1,861 14,888.00
031   sheep and goat (ağnam ve keçi) 3 620 4,960.00
032   sheep and goat (koyun ve keçi̇) 9 1,211 9,688.00
This record was last edited on: Sept. 13, 2021, 7:50 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: District of Mesaoria. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5639/ on 28/06/2022.
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