Database ID G5721
Database UUID: fde07ca3-00ed-4141-bf82-30e67c5c8cc3
Name: Keryneia
Transcribed name: Girniye
Category: town (kasaba-ı nefs)
Administrative dependency: District of Kyrenia
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Keryneia
Κερύνεια
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Kerynia
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 47,130.00
Property values in kuruş and percentages by type:
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
6,345.0 14,545.0 18,320.0 7,920.0
13.5% 30.9% 38.9% 16.8%
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Keryneia (This record) 45,205 95.92%
Termiya Termiya 1,925 4.08%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Kyrenia:
109.00
1,423.00
7.7%
District of Kyrenia:
4.00
43.00
9.3%
District of Kyrenia:
144.00
1,607.00
9.0%
District of Kyrenia:
150.00
1,643.00
9.1%
District of Kyrenia:
87.00
2,866.00
3.0%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Kyrenia:
893.00
30,017.52
3.0%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
6,345.00
611,147.50
1.0%
District of Kyrenia:
131.00
2,011.00
6.5%
District of Kyrenia:
127.00
1,713.00
7.4%
District of Kyrenia:
1,634.00
35,582.00
4.6%
District of Kyrenia:
126.00
2,345.00
5.4%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
14,545.00
389,495.00
3.7%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
18,320.00
263,601.00
6.9%
District of Kyrenia:
33.00
915.00
3.6%
Animals (number)
District of Kyrenia:
366.00
20,490.00
1.8%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
7,920.00
287,405.00
2.8%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
47,130.00
1,551,648.50
3.0%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Muhammed son of Hüseyin
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 350.00
Hüseyin son of Hasan
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 150.00
Wife of Hüseyin son of Hasan
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 80.00
Bombardier sergeant Salih son of Hasan
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 10.00
Wife of bombardier sergeant Salih son of Hasan
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 80.00
Salih son of Muhammed
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 2,870.00
Bombardier captain Muhammed son of Mustafa
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 2,510.00
Bombardier Mustafa son of Muhammed
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 105.00
Bombardier sergeant Hacı Muhammed son of Halil
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 160.00
Bombardier corporal son of Hasan
muslim (ehl-i islam) Keryneia 85.00
Click here for the rest of the persons recorded in this settlement.
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Land (all types) 87 893.00 6,345.00
002   land with vegetation 67 876.50 5,670.00
003   tree crops 3 2.00 75.00
004   mulberry crops 3 2.00 75.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 3 2.00 75.00
006   non tree crop 57 842.00 4,895.00
007   cotton 1 10.00 150.00
008   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 1 10.00 150.00
009   vineyard 1 3.00 75.00
010   vineyard (bağ) 1 3.00 75.00
011   grains 54 828.00 4,470.00
012   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 52 823.00 4,370.00
013   fodder field (hasıllık) 1 4.00 80.00
014   fodder field (hasıllık tarla) 1 1.00 20.00
015   reed field (kamışlık) 1 1.00 200.00
016   fields, gardens and similar 7 32.50 700.00
017   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 5 21.50 575.00
018   field (tarla) 1 10.00 100.00
019   garden with running water (bağçe tarlası ma' ma-yi cari) 1 1.00 25.00
020   other land use 20 16.50 675.00
021   threshing floor (harman) 7 7.00 140.00
022   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 6 9.50 330.00
023   running water (ma-i cari) 7 0.00 205.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Tree (all types) 131 1,634 14,545.00
002   Μulberry tree (all types) 1 6 30.00
003   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 1 6 30.00
004   olive tree (all types) 81 1,154 12,145.00
005   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 38 591 5,915.00
006   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 42 503 5,030.00
007   olive tree (zeytun 2) 1 60 1,200.00
008   Almond tree (all types) 12 56 280.00
009   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 12 56 280.00
010   carob trees 37 418 2,090.00
011   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 37 418 2,090.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Building (all types) 127 126 18,320.00
002   house (hane) 110 110 12,420.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 1 1 170.00
004   shop/warehouse (dükkan) 9 9 1,850.00
005   shop (belonging to endowment) (vakıf dükkan) 7 7 1,450.00
006   agricultural buildings 1 1 50.00
007   pen (mandıra) 1 1 50.00
008   hamam (hamam) 1 1 2,500.00
009   hamam belonging to islamic endowment (vakıf) (vakıf hamam) 1 1 2,500.00
010   storeroom (mahzen) 1 1 250.00
011   store (mağaza) 1 1 250.00
012   Mills 5 4 1,250.00
013   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 5 4 1,250.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Animal (all types) 22 355 5,170.00
002   cow (inek) 6 6 600.00
003   pair of cows (çift inek) 1 1 100.00
004   mule (katir) 2 2 850.00
005   goat (keçi̇) 7 340 2,720.00
006   ox (öküz) 7 7 1,000.00
This record was last edited on: Oct. 9, 2023, 11:12 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: Keryneia. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5721/ on 03/03/2024.
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