Name: Gerasa
Transcribed name: Yerasa
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Gerasa
Γεράσα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Yerasa
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Episkopi
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 15,556.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
6,357.0 4,139.0 3,710.0 1,350.0
40.9% 26.6% 23.8% 8.7%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Episkopi:
16.00
548.00
2.9%
District of Episkopi:
1.00
26.00
3.8%
District of Episkopi:
16.00
631.00
2.5%
District of Episkopi:
16.00
633.00
2.5%
District of Episkopi:
62.00
1,222.00
5.1%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Episkopi:
328.75
11,393.16
2.9%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
6,357.00
194,111.00
3.3%
District of Episkopi:
34.00
695.00
4.9%
District of Episkopi:
24.00
768.00
3.1%
District of Episkopi:
525.00
6,931.00
7.6%
District of Episkopi:
12.00
1,061.00
1.1%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
4,139.00
50,422.00
8.2%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
3,710.00
134,414.00
2.8%
District of Episkopi:
11.00
563.00
2.0%
Animals (number)
District of Episkopi:
11.00
3,507.00
0.3%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
1,350.00
133,791.00
1.0%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
15,556.00
512,738.00
3.0%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Yorgi son of Hristofi
Gerasa 1,337.50
Pavli son of Yorgi
Gerasa 1,175.00
Kostanti son of Yorgi
Gerasa 607.50
Yani son of Hristofi
Gerasa 990.00
Yani
Gerasa 1,374.50
Hristofi son of Nikola
Gerasa 1,037.50
Nikola son of Kostanti
Gerasa 867.50
Hristofi son of Sava
Gerasa 1,442.50
Antoni son of Acı Sava
Gerasa 765.00
Yorgi son of Seğodosi
Gerasa 1,432.50
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 62 328.75 6,357.00
002   land with vegetation 41 157.75 5,462.00
003   non tree crops 27 141.00 5,194.50
004   vineyard 21 138.00 5,120.00
005   vineyard (bağ) 21 138.00 5,120.00
006   grains 6 3.00 74.50
007   fodder field (hasıllık) 6 3.00 74.50
008   fields, gardens and similar 14 16.75 267.50
009   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 9 4.75 157.50
010   garden (bağçe) 4 2.00 60.00
011   field (tarla) 1 10.00 50.00
012   other land use 8 8.00 80.00
013   threshing floor (harman) 8 8.00 80.00
014   land without vegetation 13 163.00 815.00
015   barren field (kiraç tarla) 13 163.00 815.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 34 525 4,139.00
002   olive trees 16 228 2,280.00
003   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 1 25 250.00
004   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 15 203 2,030.00
005   Total almond trees 3 3 15.00
006   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 3 3 15.00
007   carob trees 15 294 1,844.00
008   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 15 294 1,844.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 24 12 3,710.00
002   house (hane) 15 0 2,140.00
003   part of building 6 6 1,225.00
004   room 6 6 1,225.00
005   grape must press (şirahâne) 6 6 1,225.00
006   buildings for animals 2 5 25.00
007   beehive (ari kovani) 2 5 25.00
008   Mills 1 1 320.00
009   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 1 1 320.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 11 11 1,350.00
002   cow (inek) 1 1 100.00
003   ox (öküz) 10 10 1,250.00
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: Gerasa. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5828/ on 01/07/2022.
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