Name: Melanisykon
Transcribed name: Melanisiko
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Melanisykon
Μελανίσυκον- τό
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Melanisiko
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Kyrenia
Ottoman legal status of population: muslim (ehl-i islam)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 1,584.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
190.0 105.0 580.0 709.0
12.0% 6.6% 36.6% 44.8%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Kyrenia:
10.00
1,423.00
0.7%
District of Kyrenia:
0.00
43.00
0.0%
District of Kyrenia:
10.00
1,607.00
0.6%
District of Kyrenia:
10.00
1,643.00
0.6%
District of Kyrenia:
4.00
2,866.00
0.1%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Kyrenia:
25.25
30,017.48
0.1%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
190.00
611,147.50
0.0%
District of Kyrenia:
6.00
2,011.00
0.3%
District of Kyrenia:
10.00
1,713.00
0.6%
District of Kyrenia:
16.00
35,582.00
0.0%
District of Kyrenia:
10.00
2,345.00
0.4%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
105.00
389,495.00
0.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
580.00
263,601.00
0.2%
District of Kyrenia:
5.00
915.00
0.5%
Animals (number)
District of Kyrenia:
74.00
20,490.00
0.4%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
709.00
287,405.00
0.2%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
1,584.00
1,551,648.50
0.1%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Osman son of İsmail
Melanisykon 60.00
Muhammed Ali son of Osman
Melanisykon 204.00
Salih son of Ahmed
Melanisykon 60.00
'Ömer son of Halil
Melanisykon 60.00
Veli son of Ahmed
Melanisykon 60.00
Muhammed Ali son of Halil
Melanisykon 100.00
Musa son of Salih
Melanisykon 375.00
Hasan son of Halil
Melanisykon 490.00
Hüseyin son of İsmail
Melanisykon 50.00
Misafir Ahmed
Melanisykon 80.00
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 4 25.25 190.00
002   land with vegetation 4 25.25 190.00
003   non tree crops 4 25.25 190.00
004   cotton 1 10.00 100.00
005   cotton field (penbe tarlası) 1 10.00 100.00
006   vineyard 1 0.25 15.00
007   vineyard (bağ) 1 0.25 15.00
008   grains 2 15.00 75.00
009   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 2 15.00 75.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 6 16 105.00
002   olive trees 2 5 50.00
003   olive sapling (fidan-ı zeytun 2) 1 2 20.00
004   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 1 3 30.00
005   carob trees 4 11 55.00
006   carob tree (harub 2) 3 9 45.00
007   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 1 2 10.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 10 10 580.00
002   house (hane) 9 9 530.00
003   agricultural buildings 1 1 50.00
004   pen (mandıra) 1 1 50.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 5 74 709.00
002   goat (keçi̇) 4 73 584.00
003   ox (öküz) 1 1 125.00
This record was last edited on: Oct. 6, 2019, 2:43 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: Melanisykon. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5781/ on 28/06/2022.
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