Name: Pyrga (Ammochostou)
Transcribed name: Pirka
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Pyrga (Ammochostou)
Πυργά (Αμμοχώστου) (η)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Pyrga
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Mesaoria
Ottoman legal status of population: muslim (ehl-i islam)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 20,105.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
11,615.0 1,110.0 2,550.0 4,830.0
57.8% 5.5% 12.7% 24.0%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Mesaoria:
5.00
2,171.00
0.2%
District of Mesaoria:
0.00
35.00
0.0%
District of Mesaoria:
6.00
2,398.00
0.3%
District of Mesaoria:
6.00
2,402.00
0.2%
District of Mesaoria:
11.00
4,064.00
0.3%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Mesaoria:
451.00
114,431.12
0.4%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
11,615.00
1,375,343.50
0.8%
District of Mesaoria:
1.00
442.00
0.2%
District of Mesaoria:
9.00
2,382.00
0.4%
District of Mesaoria:
111.00
5,906.00
1.9%
District of Mesaoria:
9.00
3,048.00
0.3%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
1,110.00
66,731.00
1.7%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
2,550.00
547,867.00
0.5%
District of Mesaoria:
11.00
2,678.00
0.4%
Animals (number)
District of Mesaoria:
353.00
48,509.00
0.7%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
4,830.00
807,336.00
0.6%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
20,105.00
2,797,277.50
0.7%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Hacı Mahmud
Pyrga (Ammochostou) 5,940.00
Wife of Hacı Mahmud
Pyrga (Ammochostou) 250.00
Mustafa son of Halil
Pyrga (Ammochostou) 10,755.00
Değirmenlikli Hasan
Pyrga (Ammochostou) 245.00
Hasan son of Kara
Pyrga (Ammochostou) 50.00
'Ali son of Kara Mustafa
Pyrga (Ammochostou) 50.00
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 11 451.00 11,615.00
002   land with vegetation 7 300.00 10,845.00
003   non tree crops 5 261.00 10,650.00
004   cotton 5 261.00 10,650.00
005   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 5 261.00 10,650.00
006   fields, gardens and similar 2 39.00 195.00
007   field (tarla) 2 39.00 195.00
008   other land use 2 1.00 20.00
009   threshing floor (harman) 2 1.00 20.00
010   land without vegetation 2 150.00 750.00
011   barren field (kiraç tarla) 2 150.00 750.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 1 111 1,110.00
002   olive trees 1 111 1,110.00
003   olive tree (zeytun 2) 1 111 1,110.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 9 9 2,550.00
002   house (hane) 8 8 2,450.00
003   agricultural buildings 1 1 100.00
004   pen (mandıra) 1 1 100.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 11 353 4,830.00
002   sheep (agnam) 4 340 2,720.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 2 3 350.00
004   mare (kisrak) 2 3 350.00
005   cow (inek) 2 4 210.00
006   calf (dana) 1 2 60.00
007   suckling calf (buzaği) 1 2 60.00
008   mule (katir) 1 1 300.00
009   ox (öküz) 2 5 1,250.00
010   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 2 5 1,250.00
This record was last edited on: Feb. 6, 2020, 4:57 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 (Ammochostou). Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5645/ on 25/06/2022.
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