Name: Vretsia
Transcribed name: İvreça
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Vretsia
Βρέτσια (τα)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Vretsa
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Kouklia
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 23,625.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
6,985.0 1,590.0 4,280.0 10,770.0
29.6% 6.7% 18.1% 45.6%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Kouklia:
31.00
446.00
7.0%
District of Kouklia:
0.00
9.00
0.0%
District of Kouklia:
35.00
512.00
6.8%
District of Kouklia:
35.00
512.00
6.8%
District of Kouklia:
71.00
857.00
8.3%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Kouklia:
477.50
9,083.75
5.3%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
6,985.00
125,366.90
5.6%
District of Kouklia:
31.00
177.00
17.5%
District of Kouklia:
35.00
479.00
7.3%
District of Kouklia:
156.00
836.00
18.7%
District of Kouklia:
35.00
491.00
7.1%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
1,590.00
8,600.00
18.5%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
4,280.00
68,940.00
6.2%
District of Kouklia:
34.00
347.00
9.8%
Animals (number)
District of Kouklia:
451.00
4,461.00
10.1%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
10,770.00
103,170.00
10.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Kouklia:
23,625.00
306,076.90
7.7%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
İbrahim son of Mustafa
Vretsia 1,760.00
Ali son of İbrahim
Vretsia 675.00
Emin son of Ali
Vretsia 660.00
Ali son of Mehmed
Vretsia 1,915.00
Hüseyin son of Rüstem
Vretsia 1,965.00
Osman son of Süleyman
Vretsia 530.00
Hüseyin son of Süleyman
Vretsia 400.00
Mustafa son of Salih
Vretsia 330.00
Meryem daughter of Osman
Vretsia 50.00
Osman
Vretsia 27.50
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 71 477.50 6,985.00
002   land with vegetation 41 126.50 5,065.00
003   tree crops 17 21.00 3,937.50
004   mulberry crops 15 18.50 3,700.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 15 18.50 3,700.00
006   fruit garden (meyveli̇ bağçe) 2 2.50 237.50
007   non tree crops 11 20.00 675.00
008   tobacco 3 4.00 60.00
009   tobacco field (tütün tarlası) 2 2.50 37.50
010   enclosed land with tobacco (tütün firahti) 1 1.50 22.50
011   cotton 1 1.00 15.00
012   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 1 1.00 15.00
013   vineyard 7 15.00 600.00
014   vineyard (bağ) 7 15.00 600.00
015   fields, gardens and similar 13 85.50 452.50
016   garden without fruits (meyvesi̇z bağçe) 1 1.00 15.00
017   plateau field (ova tarla) 11 83.00 415.00
018   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 1 1.50 22.50
019   other land use 9 9.00 120.00
020   threshing floor (harman) 9 9.00 120.00
021   threshing floor (harman yeri) 1 1.00 10.00
022   land without vegetation 21 342.00 1,800.00
023   barren field (kiraç tarla) 21 342.00 1,800.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 31 156 1,590.00
002   olive trees 22 147 1,510.00
003   mountain olive (zeytun-ı dağ) 1 5 50.00
004   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 9 79 830.00
005   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 12 63 630.00
006   Total almond trees 2 2 10.00
007   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 2 2 10.00
008   walnut treeσ 7 7 70.00
009   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 7 7 70.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 35 35 4,280.00
002   house (hane) 28 27 3,815.00
003   agricultural buildings 2 2 110.00
004   pen (mandıra) 2 2 110.00
005   buildings for animals 2 3 15.00
006   beehive (ari kovani) 2 3 15.00
007   Mills 3 3 340.00
008   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 3 3 340.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 34 451 10,770.00
002   sheep (agnam) 1 50 400.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 8 16 3,200.00
004   mare (kisrak) 6 14 2,800.00
005   goat (keçi̇) 7 365 2,920.00
006   ox (öküz) 18 20 4,250.00
007   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 14 14 3,500.00
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: Vretsia. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5959/ on 27/06/2022.
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