Database ID G5829
Database UUID: a2d076b2-04f2-4ac5-a319-20f4c6e25578
Name: Apsiou
Transcribed name: Apşu
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Limassol
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Apsiou
Αψιού
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Apsou
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 29,560.50
Property values in kuruş and percentages by type:
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
10,654.5 6,616.0 9,975.0 2,315.0
36.0% 22.4% 33.7% 7.8%
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Apsiou (This record) 23,281 78.76%
Panagia Amirou Monastery Amiru 6,280 21.24%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Limassol:
25.00
1,271.00
2.0%
District of Limassol:
2.00
52.00
3.8%
District of Limassol:
26.00
1,473.00
1.8%
District of Limassol:
26.00
1,481.00
1.8%
District of Limassol:
86.00
3,362.00
2.6%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Limassol:
565.50
24,918.75
2.3%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
10,654.50
513,357.50
2.1%
District of Limassol:
60.00
2,215.00
2.7%
District of Limassol:
46.00
2,155.00
2.1%
District of Limassol:
884.00
23,886.00
3.7%
District of Limassol:
26.00
814.00
3.2%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
6,616.00
225,086.00
2.9%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
9,975.00
415,120.00
2.4%
District of Limassol:
14.00
939.00
1.5%
Animals (number)
District of Limassol:
43.00
4,790.00
0.9%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
2,315.00
205,427.00
1.1%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
29,560.50
1,358,990.50
2.2%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Hristofi son of Sava
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 527.00
Antoni son of Pedri
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 2,350.00
Kostanti son of Yani
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 1,040.00
Yani son of shepherd Antoni
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 895.00
Wife of Yani son of shepherd Antoni
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 100.00
Antoni son of Yorgi
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 952.50
Hristofi
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 157.50
Kiryako son of Pedroyi
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 175.00
İstavrino Cakallı
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 130.50
Yanaki son of Lafazan
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Apsiou 104.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Land (all types) 86 565.50 10,654.50
002   land with vegetation 58 244.50 8,339.50
003   non tree crop 35 193.00 7,162.50
004   vineyard 27 187.00 6,960.00
005   vineyard (bağ) 27 187.00 6,960.00
006   grains 8 6.00 202.50
007   fodder field (hasıllık) 8 6.00 202.50
008   fields, gardens and similar 23 51.50 1,177.00
009   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 19 32.00 960.00
010   garden (bağçe) 3 3.50 105.00
011   field (tarla) 1 16.00 112.00
012   other land use 11 11.00 130.00
013   threshing floor (harman) 10 10.00 100.00
014   pen (mandira) 1 1.00 30.00
015   land without vegetation 17 310.00 2,185.00
016   barren field (kiraç tarla) 17 310.00 2,185.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Tree (all types) 60 884 6,616.00
002   olive tree (all types) 25 330 3,300.00
003   mountain olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun dağı) 1 20 200.00
004   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 22 298 2,980.00
005   mountain olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun dağ) 1 6 60.00
006   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 1 6 60.00
007   Almond tree (all types) 7 15 75.00
008   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 6 14 70.00
009   almond tree (badem 2) 1 1 5.00
010   walnut tree 2 3 30.00
011   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 2 3 30.00
012   carob trees 26 536 3,211.00
013   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 26 536 3,211.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Building (all types) 46 26 9,975.00
002   house (hane) 30 0 4,040.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 3 0 205.00
004   part of building 12 12 4,225.00
005   room 12 12 4,225.00
006   grape must press (şirahâne) 12 12 4,225.00
007   building for animals 2 12 60.00
008   beehive (ari kovani) 2 12 60.00
009   Mills 2 2 1,650.00
010   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 1 1 300.00
011   Watermills 1 1 1,350.00
012   water mill (su deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 1,350.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Animal (all types) 10 39 1,315.00
002   sheep (agnam) 1 30 240.00
003   cow (inek) 2 2 200.00
004   ox (öküz) 7 7 875.00
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: Apsiou. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5829/ on 24/02/2024.
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