Database ID G5861
Database UUID: 0671cb19-76a1-4516-bb31-650011cc6794
Name: Sotira (Lemesou)
Transcribed name: Sodira
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Limassol
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Sotira (Lemesou)
Σωτήρα (Λεμεσός)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Sotira
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 18,059.00
Property values in kuruş and percentages by type:
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
7,070.0 1,800.0 4,350.0 4,839.0
39.1% 10.0% 24.1% 26.8%
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
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 355.00
Adamo son of Simiko
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 1,850.00
Lenu other sibling father Dimitri
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 155.00
Anton son of Yorgi
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 1,770.00
Dimitri son of Sava
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 845.00
Ristoforo son of Kostanti
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 1,360.00
Wife of Ristoforo son of Kostanti
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 1,192.50
İstavrino son of Cenyo
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 300.00
Yani son of Pavli
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 195.00
Sava son of Kostanti
non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet) Sotira (Lemesou) 1,864.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Land (all types) 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 crop 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 fields (Boya tarlaları) 1 0.50 200.00
016   madder field (boya tarlasi) 1 0.50 200.00
017   fields, gardens and similar 9 19.50 525.00
018   irrigated field (sulu tarla) 2 4.00 90.00
019   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 6 10.50 285.00
020   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 1 5.00 150.00
021   other land use 3 3.50 155.00
022   threshing floor (harman) 1 1.00 10.00
023   pen (mandira) 1 1.00 100.00
024   private field (hassa tarla) 1 1.50 45.00
025   land without vegetation 9 86.00 430.00
026   barren field (kiraç tarla) 9 86.00 430.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Tree (all types) 39 184 1,800.00
002   olive tree (all types) 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   Almond tree (all types) 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   Building (all types) 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   building 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   Animal (all types) 20 192 3,839.00
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
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 17/06/2024.
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