Name: Mesa Chorio
Transcribed name: Mesahorko
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Mesa Chorio
Μέσα Χωριό
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Mesa Khorion
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Kouklia
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 13,422.40
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
5,902.4 430.0 3,550.0 3,540.0
44.0% 3.2% 26.4% 26.4%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Kouklia:
26.00
446.00
5.8%
District of Kouklia:
1.00
9.00
11.1%
District of Kouklia:
30.00
512.00
5.9%
District of Kouklia:
30.00
512.00
5.9%
District of Kouklia:
62.00
857.00
7.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Kouklia:
498.50
9,083.75
5.5%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
5,902.40
125,366.90
4.7%
District of Kouklia:
18.00
177.00
10.2%
District of Kouklia:
22.00
479.00
4.6%
District of Kouklia:
44.00
836.00
5.3%
District of Kouklia:
20.00
491.00
4.1%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
430.00
8,600.00
5.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
3,550.00
68,940.00
5.1%
District of Kouklia:
16.00
347.00
4.6%
Animals (number)
District of Kouklia:
71.00
4,461.00
1.6%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
3,540.00
103,170.00
3.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
13,422.40
306,076.90
4.4%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Father Toğori son of Hristoğulo
Mesa Chorio 1,197.50
Father Kostanti son of Hristoğulo
Mesa Chorio 1,037.50
Acı Hristoğulo son of Acı Yorgi
Mesa Chorio 1,032.50
Hristoğulo son of Yanni
Mesa Chorio 1,125.00
Hristoğulo son of father Toğori
Mesa Chorio 752.50
Yanni son of Hristoğulo
Mesa Chorio 360.00
Arkiro son of Hristoğulo
Mesa Chorio 665.00
Hristoğulo son of Cirkako
Mesa Chorio 515.00
Nikola son of father Toğori
Mesa Chorio 650.00
Kostanti son of Yorgi
Mesa Chorio 372.40
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 62 498.50 5,902.40
002   land with vegetation 50 486.50 5,752.40
003   tree crops 21 15.00 2,900.00
004   mulberry crops 21 15.00 2,900.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 21 15.00 2,900.00
006   non tree crops 2 9.00 450.00
007   vineyard 2 9.00 450.00
008   vineyard (bağ) 2 9.00 450.00
009   fields, gardens and similar 19 458.00 2,290.00
010   plateau field (ova tarla) 19 458.00 2,290.00
011   hemp (Kendir) 8 4.50 112.40
012   hemp field (kendür tarlası) 8 4.50 112.40
013   other land use 11 4.00 110.00
014   threshing floor (harman) 11 4.00 110.00
015   land without vegetation 1 8.00 40.00
016   barren field (kiraç tarla) 1 8.00 40.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 18 44 430.00
002   olive trees 16 40 400.00
003   olive trees (zeyti̇n eşcâri) 3 6 60.00
004   plateau olive trees (ova zeyti̇ni̇) 2 5 50.00
005   plateau olive trees (ova zeyti̇ni̇ eşcâri) 1 1 10.00
006   olive trees (zeytun) 1 2 20.00
007   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun) 12 32 320.00
008   Total almond trees 1 2 20.00
009   almond tree (badem) 1 2 20.00
010   almond trees (badem eşcâri) 1 2 20.00
011   carob trees 1 2 10.00
012   carob trees (harub eşcâri) 1 2 10.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 22 20 3,550.00
002   house (hane) 20 18 3,350.00
003   agricultural buildings 1 1 50.00
004   pen (mandıra) 1 1 50.00
005   Mills 1 1 150.00
006   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 1 1 150.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 16 71 3,540.00
002   sheep (agnam) 2 55 440.00
003   sheep (koyun) 2 55 440.00
004   cow (inek) 3 3 400.00
005   pair of cows (çift inek) 1 1 200.00
006   ox (öküz) 11 13 2,700.00
007   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 8 8 2,000.00
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: Mesa Chorio. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5933/ on 27/06/2022.
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