Name: Sotira (Ammochostou)
Transcribed name: Sodira
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Sotira (Ammochostou)
Σωτήρα (Αμμοχώστου)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Sotira
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Mesaoria
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 61,488.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
16,510.0 4,915.0 17,275.0 22,788.0
26.9% 8.0% 28.1% 37.1%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Sotira (Ammochostou) (This record) 39,492 64.23%
Tuzla İskelesinde sakin ve mütemekkin olan Avrupa Tüccarlarından Cera Veled-i Niko'nun Çiftliği Tuzla İskelesinde sakin ve mütemekkin olan Avrupa Tüccarlarından Cera Veled-i Niko'nun Çiftliği 21,996 35.77%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Mesaoria:
34.00
2,171.00
1.6%
District of Mesaoria:
0.00
35.00
0.0%
District of Mesaoria:
37.00
2,398.00
1.5%
District of Mesaoria:
37.00
2,402.00
1.5%
District of Mesaoria:
88.00
4,064.00
2.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Mesaoria:
1,876.00
114,431.12
1.6%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
16,510.00
1,375,343.50
1.2%
District of Mesaoria:
4.00
442.00
0.9%
District of Mesaoria:
41.00
2,382.00
1.7%
District of Mesaoria:
398.00
5,906.00
6.7%
District of Mesaoria:
47.00
3,048.00
1.5%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
4,915.00
66,731.00
7.4%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
17,275.00
547,867.00
3.2%
District of Mesaoria:
54.00
2,678.00
2.0%
Animals (number)
District of Mesaoria:
1,639.00
48,509.00
3.4%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
22,788.00
807,336.00
2.8%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
61,488.00
2,797,277.50
2.2%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Acı Kostanti son of Dimitri
Tuzla İskelesinde sakin ve mütemekkin olan Avrupa Tüccarlarından Cera Veled-i Niko'nun Çiftliği 4,000.00
Father Gavril
Sotira (Ammochostou) 2,125.00
Kostanti son of father
Sotira (Ammochostou) 75.00
Lorenzo son of Kostanti
Sotira (Ammochostou) 1,080.00
Gavril son of Simo
Sotira (Ammochostou) 1,765.00
Gavril son of Lefteri
Sotira (Ammochostou) 1,770.00
Second-hand store owner/cobbler Hristofi
Sotira (Ammochostou) 2,965.00
Adamo son of Nikola
Sotira (Ammochostou) 3,060.00
Daughter of Fodilo
Sotira (Ammochostou) 240.00
Fodilo
Sotira (Ammochostou) 0.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 88 1,876.00 16,510.00
002   land with vegetation 73 1,861.00 16,360.00
003   tree crops 11 23.50 2,225.00
004   mulberry crops 10 18.50 1,850.00
005   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi ma dolab) 7 12.50 1,250.00
006   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi maa dolap) 1 1.00 100.00
007   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 1 1.00 100.00
008   mulberry garden with well (dutlu bağçe ma' dolap) 1 4.00 400.00
009   tree garden (eşcârli bağçe) 1 5.00 375.00
010   non tree crops 61 1,834.50 13,910.00
011   cotton 14 50.00 1,650.00
012   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 14 50.00 1,650.00
013   vineyard 1 18.00 720.00
014   vineyard (bağ) 1 18.00 720.00
015   grains 40 1,754.50 10,340.00
016   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 27 1,732.00 9,890.00
017   fodder field (hasıllık) 8 14.50 290.00
018   fodder field (hasıllık tarla) 4 6.00 120.00
019   fodder garden (hasıllık bağçe) 1 2.00 40.00
020   madder field (boya tarlasi) 6 12.00 1,200.00
021   fields, gardens and similar 1 3.00 225.00
022   garden with waterwheel (dolaplı bağçe) 1 3.00 225.00
023   other land use 15 15.00 150.00
024   threshing floor (harman) 15 15.00 150.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 4 398 4,915.00
002   olive trees 3 393 4,890.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 1 328 3,280.00
004   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 1 1 10.00
005   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 1 64 1,600.00
006   Total almond trees 1 5 25.00
007   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 1 5 25.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 41 47 17,275.00
002   house (hane) 33 33 13,730.00
003   two-storey house (fevkani ve tahtani hane) 1 1 3,500.00
004   shop (dükkan) 1 1 500.00
005   grocery (bakkal dükkani) 1 1 500.00
006   agricultural buildings 4 4 475.00
007   pen (mandıra) 4 4 475.00
008   buildings for animals 1 7 70.00
009   beehive (ari kovani) 1 7 70.00
010   Mills 2 2 2,500.00
011   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 1 1 1,000.00
012   Watermills 1 1 1,500.00
013   winter mill (kiş deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 1,500.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 54 1,639 22,788.00
002   sheep (agnam) 11 1,330 10,652.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 2 12 2,350.00
004   mare (kisrak) 2 12 2,350.00
005   cow (inek) 17 19 1,600.00
006   calf (dana) 8 8 350.00
007   suckling calf (buzaği) 8 8 350.00
008   pair of cows (çift inek) 2 3 650.00
009   pair of cows (inek çift) 1 1 150.00
010   mule (katir) 7 8 2,000.00
011   well mule (dolab katırı) 4 4 1,200.00
012   goat (keçi̇) 1 242 1,936.00
013   ox (öküz) 16 28 4,250.00
014   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 16 28 4,250.00
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: Sotira (Ammochostou). Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5677/ on 26/06/2022.
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