Name: Akanthou
Transcribed name: Akatu
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Akanthou
Ακανθού
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Akanthou Akatu
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Mesaoria
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 101,574.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
33,207.5 30,970.0 18,075.0 19,322.0
32.7% 30.5% 17.8% 19.0%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Mesaoria:
78.00
2,171.00
3.6%
District of Mesaoria:
1.00
35.00
2.9%
District of Mesaoria:
77.00
2,398.00
3.2%
District of Mesaoria:
77.00
2,402.00
3.2%
District of Mesaoria:
211.00
4,064.00
5.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Mesaoria:
3,081.87
114,431.12
2.7%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
33,207.50
1,375,343.50
2.4%
District of Mesaoria:
118.00
442.00
26.7%
District of Mesaoria:
96.00
2,382.00
4.0%
District of Mesaoria:
1,839.00
5,906.00
31.1%
District of Mesaoria:
105.00
3,048.00
3.4%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
30,970.00
66,731.00
46.4%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
18,075.00
547,867.00
3.3%
District of Mesaoria:
81.00
2,678.00
3.0%
Animals (number)
District of Mesaoria:
940.00
48,509.00
1.9%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
19,322.00
807,336.00
2.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
101,574.50
2,797,277.50
3.6%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Hüseyin son of Mehmed
Akanthou 2,885.00
Karamanlı Mehmed
Akanthou 1,240.00
Hasan son of Mehmed
Akanthou 610.00
Yorgi son of Anastas
Akanthou 1,675.00
Ayiri son of Anastas
Akanthou 1,290.00
Yorgi son of Andoni
Akanthou 1,075.00
Nikola son of Hristoğulo
Akanthou 250.00
Yakumi son of Anastas
Akanthou 1,380.00
İlyasi son of Pavli
Akanthou 1,512.50
Luizo son of Yani
Akanthou 1,662.50
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 211 3,081.87 33,207.50
002   land with vegetation 92 71.62 4,510.00
003   tree crops 45 24.62 2,450.00
004   mulberry crops 45 24.62 2,450.00
005   mulberry garden (dutlu bağçe) 7 5.00 500.00
006   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 38 19.62 1,950.00
007   non tree crops 44 44.00 1,810.00
008   vegetables 11 6.50 585.00
009   vegetable garden (sebze bağçe) 11 6.50 585.00
010   cotton 1 10.00 300.00
011   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 1 10.00 300.00
012   vineyard 16 16.00 565.00
013   vineyard (bağ) 16 16.00 565.00
014   grains 16 11.50 360.00
015   fodder field (hasıllık) 16 11.50 360.00
016   mixed tree crops 2 2.00 200.00
017   garden with mulberry and other fruit-bearing trees (dutlu ve meyveli bağçe) 2 2.00 200.00
018   fields, gardens and similar 1 1.00 50.00
019   garden (bağçe) 1 1.00 50.00
020   other land use 58 60.25 1,852.50
021   threshing floor (harman) 1 1.00 20.00
022   enclosed land (fırahti) 2 0.75 60.00
023   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 51 56.50 1,525.00
024   water share (su hissesi) 3 1.00 172.50
025   pen (mandira) 1 1.00 75.00
026   land without vegetation 61 2,950.00 26,845.00
027   barren field (kiraç tarla) 61 2,950.00 26,845.00
028   barren field (kiraç tarlası) 1 10.00 100.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 118 1,839 30,970.00
002   olive trees 84 1,717 30,340.00
003   olive trees (zeytun eşcarı) 1 35 350.00
004   plateau olive (zeytun-ı ova) 1 10 150.00
005   mountain olive (zeytun-ı dağ) 9 196 9,990.00
006   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 64 1,237 16,765.00
007   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 2 62 1,240.00
008   olive tree (zeytun 2) 6 167 1,745.00
009   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 1 10 100.00
010   carob trees 34 122 630.00
011   carob tree (harub 2) 17 66 300.00
012   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 1 2 10.00
013   carob trees (harub eşcarı) 15 51 305.00
014   carob tree (harub ağacı) 1 3 15.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 96 105 18,075.00
002   house (hane) 79 79 13,960.00
003   shop (dükkan) 1 1 200.00
004   olive workshop (zeytun karhanesi) 1 1 200.00
005   agricultural buildings 6 6 435.00
006   pen (mandıra) 5 5 335.00
007   pen and house (mandıra ve hane) 1 1 100.00
008   buildings for animals 1 11 55.00
009   beehive (ari kovani) 1 11 55.00
010   Mills 9 8 3,425.00
011   olive mill (zeytun değirmanı) 2 2 400.00
012   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 6 5 525.00
013   Watermills 1 1 2,500.00
014   water mill (su değirmeni) 1 1 2,500.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 81 940 19,322.00
002   sheep (agnam) 21 879 7,122.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 6 6 1,075.00
004   mare (kisrak) 5 5 1,000.00
005   colt (tay) 1 1 75.00
006   cow (inek) 7 7 750.00
007   calf (dana) 3 3 350.00
008   suckling calf (buzaği) 3 3 350.00
009   ox (öküz) 47 48 10,375.00
010   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 34 35 8,750.00
This record was last edited on: Jan. 15, 2020, 7:01 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: Akanthou. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5706/ on 26/06/2022.
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