Name: Apsiou
Transcribed name: Apşu
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Apsiou
Αψιού
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Apsou
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Limassol
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 29,560.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
10,654.5 6,616.0 9,975.0 2,315.0
36.0% 22.4% 33.7% 7.8%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
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
Apsiou 527.00
Antoni son of Pedri
Apsiou 2,350.00
Kostanti son of Yani
Apsiou 1,040.00
Yani son of shepherd Antoni
Apsiou 895.00
Wife of Yani son of shepherd Antoni
Apsiou 100.00
Antoni son of Yorgi
Apsiou 952.50
Hristofi
Apsiou 157.50
Kiryako son of Pedroyi
Apsiou 175.00
İstavrino Cakallı
Apsiou 130.50
Yanaki son of Lafazan
Apsiou 104.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 86 565.50 10,654.50
002   land with vegetation 58 244.50 8,339.50
003   non tree crops 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   Total trees 60 884 6,616.00
002   olive trees 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   Total almond trees 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 treeσ 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   Total buildings 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   buildings 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   Total animals 14 43 2,315.00
002   sheep (agnam) 1 30 240.00
003   cow (inek) 2 2 200.00
004   ox (öküz) 11 11 1,875.00
005   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 4 4 1,000.00
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 01/07/2022.
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