Name: Melounta
Transcribed name: Malunda
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Melounta
Μελούντα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Malounda
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): 9,397.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
1,397.5 1,070.0 3,820.0 3,110.0
14.9% 11.4% 40.6% 33.1%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Mesaoria:
6.00
2,171.00
0.3%
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:
10.00
4,064.00
0.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Mesaoria:
219.00
114,431.12
0.2%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
1,397.50
1,375,343.50
0.1%
District of Mesaoria:
8.00
442.00
1.8%
District of Mesaoria:
8.00
2,382.00
0.3%
District of Mesaoria:
109.00
5,906.00
1.8%
District of Mesaoria:
8.00
3,048.00
0.3%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
1,070.00
66,731.00
1.6%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
3,820.00
547,867.00
0.7%
District of Mesaoria:
10.00
2,678.00
0.4%
Animals (number)
District of Mesaoria:
278.00
48,509.00
0.6%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
3,110.00
807,336.00
0.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
9,397.50
2,797,277.50
0.3%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Veli 'Ömer son of Hüseyin
Melounta 2,030.00
Abdurrahman son of Hüseyin
Melounta 1,175.00
Tahtacıoğlu Hüseyin
Melounta 250.00
Muhammed son of Ahmed
Melounta 1,680.00
Ahmed son of Hasan
Melounta 895.00
Musa son of Hasan
Melounta 867.50
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 10 219.00 1,397.50
002   land with vegetation 3 2.00 307.50
003   tree crops 2 1.50 300.00
004   mulberry crops 2 1.50 300.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 2 1.50 300.00
006   non tree crops 1 0.50 7.50
007   tobacco 1 0.50 7.50
008   enclosed land with tobacco (tütün firahti) 1 0.50 7.50
009   other land use 1 1.00 10.00
010   threshing floor (harman) 1 1.00 10.00
011   land without vegetation 6 216.00 1,080.00
012   barren field (kiraç tarla) 6 216.00 1,080.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 8 109 1,070.00
002   olive trees 5 103 1,030.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 5 103 1,030.00
004   Total almond trees 2 4 20.00
005   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 2 4 20.00
006   carob trees 1 2 20.00
007   carob trees (harub eşcarı) 1 2 20.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 8 8 3,820.00
002   house (hane) 6 6 1,120.00
003   Mills 2 2 2,700.00
004   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 200.00
005   Watermills 1 1 2,500.00
006   winter mill (kiş deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 2,500.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 10 278 3,110.00
002   sheep (agnam) 3 270 2,160.00
003   cow (inek) 3 4 300.00
004   calf (dana) 2 2 100.00
005   suckling calf (buzaği) 2 2 100.00
006   wild cow (yabani inek) 1 2 200.00
007   ox (öküz) 4 4 650.00
008   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 2 2 275.00
This record was last edited on: May 16, 2021, 12:29 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: Melounta. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5709/ on 27/06/2022.
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