Name: Kantou
Transcribed name: Kandu
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Kantou
Καντού (το)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Kantou
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Episkopi
Ottoman legal status of population: muslim (ehl-i islam)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 9,924.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
1,985.0 970.0 2,680.0 4,289.0
20.0% 9.8% 27.0% 43.2%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Episkopi:
17.00
548.00
3.1%
District of Episkopi:
0.00
26.00
0.0%
District of Episkopi:
23.00
631.00
3.6%
District of Episkopi:
23.00
633.00
3.6%
District of Episkopi:
37.00
1,222.00
3.0%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Episkopi:
165.50
11,393.16
1.5%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
1,985.00
194,111.00
1.0%
District of Episkopi:
26.00
695.00
3.7%
District of Episkopi:
27.00
768.00
3.5%
District of Episkopi:
95.00
6,931.00
1.4%
District of Episkopi:
20.00
1,061.00
1.9%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
970.00
50,422.00
1.9%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
2,680.00
134,414.00
2.0%
District of Episkopi:
19.00
563.00
3.4%
Animals (number)
District of Episkopi:
152.00
3,507.00
4.3%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
4,289.00
133,791.00
3.2%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
9,924.00
512,738.00
1.9%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Hasan son of İbrahim
Kantou 452.00
Mustafa son of Salih
Kantou 570.00
Hacı Süleyman
Kantou 92.00
Mehmed son of Hüseyin
Kantou 505.00
Wife of Mehmed son of Hüseyin
Kantou 60.00
Mustafa son of Ahmed
Kantou 297.00
Yetim Mehmed
Kantou 750.00
Ahmed son of Abdulfariz?
Kantou 733.00
Arab Ali son of Abdullah
Kantou 460.00
Wife of Arab Ali son of Abdullah
Kantou 80.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 37 165.50 1,985.00
002   land with vegetation 21 21.00 895.00
003   tree crops 9 7.00 350.00
004   mulberry crops 6 5.00 250.00
005   mulberry garden (dutlu bağçe) 6 5.00 250.00
006   fruit garden (meyveli̇ bağçe) 3 2.00 100.00
007   non tree crops 8 9.00 315.00
008   vineyard 5 7.00 260.00
009   vineyard (bağ) 5 7.00 260.00
010   grains 3 2.00 55.00
011   fodder field (hasıllık) 3 2.00 55.00
012   fields, gardens and similar 4 5.00 230.00
013   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 2 3.50 175.00
014   garden (bağçe) 1 0.50 25.00
015   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 1 1.00 30.00
016   other land use 6 6.50 185.00
017   threshing floor (harman) 2 2.00 20.00
018   pen (mandira) 2 2.00 100.00
019   private field (hassa tarla) 2 2.50 65.00
020   land without vegetation 10 138.00 905.00
021   barren field (kiraç tarla) 10 138.00 905.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 26 95 970.00
002   olive trees 12 40 640.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 5 16 160.00
004   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 1 1 20.00
005   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 6 23 460.00
006   Total almond trees 2 4 20.00
007   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 2 4 20.00
008   walnut treeσ 1 1 10.00
009   walnut trees (şecer-i ceviz) 1 1 10.00
010   carob trees 11 50 300.00
011   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 11 50 300.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 27 20 2,680.00
002   house (hane) 22 0 2,580.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 2 0 110.00
004   buildings for animals 5 20 100.00
005   beehive (ari kovani) 5 20 100.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 19 152 4,289.00
002   sheep (agnam) 3 133 1,064.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 3 4 600.00
004   mare (kisrak) 2 3 450.00
005   cow (inek) 3 3 250.00
006   calf (dana) 1 1 50.00
007   suckling calf (buzaği) 1 1 50.00
008   ox (öküz) 10 12 2,375.00
009   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 7 7 1,750.00
This record was last edited on: May 16, 2021, 11:30 a.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: Kantou. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5854/ on 26/06/2022.
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