Name: Sotira (Lemesou)
Transcribed name: Sodira
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Sotira (Lemesou)
Σωτήρα (Λεμεσός)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Sotira
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): 18,059.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
7,070.0 1,800.0 4,350.0 4,839.0
39.1% 10.0% 24.1% 26.8%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Limassol:
18.00
1,271.00
1.4%
District of Limassol:
2.00
52.00
3.8%
District of Limassol:
23.00
1,473.00
1.6%
District of Limassol:
23.00
1,481.00
1.6%
District of Limassol:
59.00
3,362.00
1.8%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Limassol:
363.50
24,918.75
1.5%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
7,070.00
513,357.50
1.4%
District of Limassol:
39.00
2,215.00
1.8%
District of Limassol:
37.00
2,155.00
1.7%
District of Limassol:
184.00
23,886.00
0.8%
District of Limassol:
49.00
814.00
6.0%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
1,800.00
225,086.00
0.8%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
4,350.00
415,120.00
1.0%
District of Limassol:
24.00
939.00
2.6%
Animals (number)
District of Limassol:
196.00
4,790.00
4.1%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
4,839.00
205,427.00
2.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
18,059.00
1,358,990.50
1.3%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Marti son of Andoni
Sotira (Lemesou) 355.00
Adamo son of Simiko
Sotira (Lemesou) 1,850.00
Lenu other sibling father Dimitri
Sotira (Lemesou) 155.00
Anton son of Yorgi
Sotira (Lemesou) 1,770.00
Dimitri son of Sava
Sotira (Lemesou) 845.00
Ristoforo son of Kostanti
Sotira (Lemesou) 1,360.00
Wife of Ristoforo son of Kostanti
Sotira (Lemesou) 1,192.50
İstavrino son of Cenyo
Sotira (Lemesou) 300.00
Yani son of Pavli
Sotira (Lemesou) 195.00
Sava son of Kostanti
Sotira (Lemesou) 1,864.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 59 363.50 7,070.00
002   land with vegetation 47 274.00 6,485.00
003   tree crops 8 9.50 540.00
004   mulberry crops 8 9.50 540.00
005   mulberry garden with well (dut bağçesi ma dolab) 1 1.50 150.00
006   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 7 8.00 390.00
007   non tree crops 30 245.00 5,420.00
008   cotton 2 4.00 100.00
009   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 2 4.00 100.00
010   vineyard 12 111.00 4,260.00
011   vineyard (bağ) 12 111.00 4,260.00
012   grains 15 129.50 860.00
013   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 3 115.00 575.00
014   fodder field (hasıllık) 12 14.50 285.00
015   madder field (boya tarlasi) 1 0.50 200.00
016   fields, gardens and similar 9 19.50 525.00
017   irrigated field (sulu tarla) 2 4.00 90.00
018   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 6 10.50 285.00
019   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 1 5.00 150.00
020   other land use 3 3.50 155.00
021   threshing floor (harman) 1 1.00 10.00
022   pen (mandira) 1 1.00 100.00
023   private field (hassa tarla) 1 1.50 45.00
024   land without vegetation 9 86.00 430.00
025   barren field (kiraç tarla) 9 86.00 430.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 39 184 1,800.00
002   olive trees 21 120 1,470.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 6 34 340.00
004   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 1 10 100.00
005   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 14 76 1,030.00
006   Total almond trees 3 4 20.00
007   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 3 4 20.00
008   carob trees 15 60 310.00
009   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 15 60 310.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 37 49 4,350.00
002   house (hane) 28 28 3,830.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 6 6 650.00
004   part of building 1 1 175.00
005   room 1 1 175.00
006   grape must press (şirahâne) 1 1 175.00
007   buildings for animals 7 19 95.00
008   beehive (ari kovani) 7 19 95.00
009   Mills 1 1 250.00
010   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 250.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 24 196 4,839.00
002   sheep (agnam) 7 178 1,424.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 8 9 1,800.00
004   mare (kisrak) 4 5 1,000.00
005   cow (inek) 4 4 315.00
006   calf (dana) 1 1 40.00
007   suckling calf (buzaği) 1 1 40.00
008   mule (katir) 1 1 300.00
009   ox (öküz) 4 4 1,000.00
010   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: Sotira (Lemesou). Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5861/ on 30/06/2022.
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