Name: Kissousa
Transcribed name: Cissusa
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Kissousa
Κισσούσα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Kissousa
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: Disrtict of Avdimou
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 17,084.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
7,912.0 350.0 5,145.0 3,677.0
46.3% 2.0% 30.1% 21.5%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
Disrtict of Avdimou:
15.00
573.00
2.6%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
1.00
20.00
5.0%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
27.00
650.00
4.2%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
27.00
656.00
4.1%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
56.00
1,396.00
4.0%
Land (area in dönüm)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
343.00
11,502.24
3.0%
Land (value in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
7,912.00
178,514.48
4.4%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
15.00
563.00
2.7%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
36.00
819.00
4.4%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
25.00
2,803.00
0.9%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
38.00
568.00
6.7%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
350.00
30,423.00
1.2%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
5,145.00
132,391.00
3.9%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
23.00
666.00
3.5%
Animals (number)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
92.00
4,873.00
1.9%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
3,677.00
160,828.00
2.3%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
17,084.00
502,156.48
3.4%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Ali son of Kara Mehmed
Kissousa 825.00
Wife of Ali son of Kara Mehmed
Kissousa 375.00
Mehmed son of Hüseyin
Kissousa 577.50
Hasan brother of Mehmed son of Hüseyin Hüseyin
Kissousa 202.50
Süleyman
Kissousa 0.00
Wife of Süleyman
Kissousa 155.00
Mustafa son of İsmail
Kissousa 1,314.50
Wife of Mustafa son of İsmail
Kissousa 75.00
Mercan Arab
Kissousa 775.00
Wife of Mercan Arab
Kissousa 150.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 56 343.00 7,912.00
002   land with vegetation 30 174.75 6,502.50
003   tree crops 4 3.00 150.00
004   mulberry crops 4 3.00 150.00
005   mulberry garden (dutlu bağçe) 2 1.00 50.00
006   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 2 2.00 100.00
007   non tree crops 20 163.00 6,210.00
008   vineyard 20 163.00 6,210.00
009   vineyard (bağ) 20 163.00 6,210.00
010   fields, gardens and similar 6 8.75 142.50
011   irrigated field (sulu tarla) 3 2.75 87.50
012   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 2 5.50 30.00
013   garden (bağçe) 1 0.50 25.00
014   other land use 15 10.25 287.50
015   threshing floor (harman) 6 6.00 120.00
016   enclosed land (fırahti) 9 4.25 167.50
017   land without vegetation 11 158.00 1,122.00
018   barren field (kiraç tarla) 11 158.00 1,122.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 15 25 350.00
002   olive trees 11 21 315.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 1 3 45.00
004   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 10 18 270.00
005   Total almond trees 1 1 5.00
006   almond trees (şecer-i badem) 1 1 5.00
007   walnut treeσ 3 3 30.00
008   walnut trees (şecer-i ceviz) 2 2 20.00
009   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 1 1 10.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 36 38 5,145.00
002   house (hane) 24 0 3,235.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 2 0 200.00
004   part of building 2 1 1,100.00
005   room 2 1 1,100.00
006   grape must press (şirahâne) 2 1 1,100.00
007   buildings for animals 8 37 185.00
008   beehive (ari kovani) 8 37 185.00
009   auxilliary structures 1 0 375.00
010   ruined grape must pressing floor (harabe şirahane) 1 0 375.00
011   Mills 1 0 250.00
012   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 0 250.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 23 92 3,677.00
002   sheep (agnam) 2 21 168.00
003   sheep (koyun) 1 1 8.00
004   cow (inek) 7 11 900.00
005   young bull (tosun) 2 3 100.00
006   mule (katir) 1 1 500.00
007   old mule (koca katır) 1 1 500.00
008   goat (keçi̇) 3 48 384.00
009   ox (öküz) 10 11 1,725.00
010   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 3 3 725.00
This record was last edited on: May 16, 2021, 12:51 p.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: Kissousa. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5917/ on 30/06/2022.
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