Name: Kouka
Transcribed name: Kuka
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Kouka
Κουκά
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Kouka
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Koilani
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 9,196.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
3,295.0 800.0 3,320.0 1,781.0
35.8% 8.7% 36.1% 19.4%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Kouka (This record) 8,446 91.84%
Stavros İstavroz Manastırı 750 8.16%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Koilani:
9.00
671.00
1.3%
District of Koilani:
1.00
25.00
4.0%
District of Koilani:
10.00
757.00
1.3%
District of Koilani:
10.00
767.00
1.3%
District of Koilani:
44.00
1,995.00
2.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Koilani:
191.00
13,774.75
1.4%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Koilani:
3,295.00
313,912.20
1.0%
District of Koilani:
20.00
791.00
2.5%
District of Koilani:
14.00
898.00
1.6%
District of Koilani:
93.00
4,177.00
2.2%
District of Koilani:
4.00
590.00
0.7%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Koilani:
800.00
41,210.00
1.9%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Koilani:
3,320.00
138,605.00
2.4%
District of Koilani:
10.00
631.00
1.6%
Animals (number)
District of Koilani:
16.00
2,720.00
0.6%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Koilani:
1,781.00
135,844.00
1.3%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Koilani:
9,196.00
629,571.20
1.5%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Ahmed son of Osman
Kouka 655.00
Stavros Monastery
Stavros 2,245.00
Osman son of Mustafa
Kouka 790.00
Yusuf son of Abdullah
Kouka 530.00
Female orphan of Mehmed son of Hüseyin
Kouka 285.00
Mehmed son of Hüseyin
Kouka 0.00
Tosun son of Mehmed
Kouka 2,077.00
Yorgi son of Hristofi
Kouka 819.00
Nisifori son of Andoni
Kouka 510.00
Yorgi son of Luizi
Kouka 1,285.00
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 44 191.00 3,295.00
002   land with vegetation 24 81.50 2,635.00
003   tree crops 1 0.50 25.00
004   mulberry crops 1 0.50 25.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 1 0.50 25.00
006   non tree crops 16 70.00 2,280.00
007   vineyard 16 70.00 2,280.00
008   vineyard (bağ) 16 70.00 2,280.00
009   fields, gardens and similar 7 11.00 330.00
010   irrigated field (sulu tarla) 6 6.00 180.00
011   field (tarla) 1 5.00 150.00
012   other land use 11 8.50 155.00
013   threshing floor (harman) 5 5.00 50.00
014   enclosed land (fırahti) 6 3.50 105.00
015   land without vegetation 9 101.00 505.00
016   barren field (kiraç tarla) 9 101.00 505.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 20 93 800.00
002   olive trees 9 61 610.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 6 33 330.00
004   olive trees (zeyti̇n eşcâri) 1 20 200.00
005   olive trees (zeytun) 1 6 60.00
006   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun) 1 2 20.00
007   Total almond trees 7 26 130.00
008   almond trees (şecer-i badem) 1 1 5.00
009   almond tree (badem) 6 25 125.00
010   almond trees (badem eşcâri) 5 23 115.00
011   walnut treeσ 4 6 60.00
012   walnut trees (cevi̇z eşcâri) 4 6 60.00
013   walnut tree (ceviz) 3 5 50.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 14 4 3,320.00
002   house (hane) 10 0 1,510.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 1 0 70.00
004   part of building 2 2 1,500.00
005   room 2 2 1,500.00
006   grape must press (şirahâne) 2 2 1,500.00
007   buildings for animals 1 2 10.00
008   beehive (ari kovani) 1 2 10.00
009   Mills 1 0 300.00
010   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 1 0 300.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 10 16 1,781.00
002   cow (inek) 2 3 300.00
003   young bull (tosun) 1 2 200.00
004   cow and young bull (inek tosun) 1 2 200.00
005   mule (katir) 1 1 300.00
006   old mule (koca katır) 1 1 300.00
007   goat (keçi̇) 2 7 56.00
008   ox (öküz) 5 5 1,125.00
009   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: Kouka. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5874/ on 28/06/2022.
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