Name: Simou
Transcribed name: Simu
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Simou
Σίμου
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Simou
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Chrysochou
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 22,322.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
7,942.5 945.0 3,735.0 9,700.0
35.6% 4.2% 16.7% 43.5%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Chrysochou:
26.00
1,301.00
2.0%
District of Chrysochou:
1.00
31.00
3.2%
District of Chrysochou:
30.00
1,498.00
2.0%
District of Chrysochou:
30.00
1,498.00
2.0%
District of Chrysochou:
82.00
2,566.00
3.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Chrysochou:
860.50
26,828.62
3.2%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
7,942.50
242,196.00
3.3%
District of Chrysochou:
31.00
709.00
4.4%
District of Chrysochou:
28.00
1,421.00
2.0%
District of Chrysochou:
117.00
1,711.00
6.8%
District of Chrysochou:
28.00
1,440.00
1.9%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
945.00
15,511.00
6.1%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
3,735.00
185,167.00
2.0%
District of Chrysochou:
33.00
1,025.00
3.2%
Animals (number)
District of Chrysochou:
54.00
8,641.00
0.6%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
9,700.00
262,074.00
3.7%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
22,322.50
704,948.00
3.2%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Father Dimitri son of Mihail
Simou 880.00
Acı Arkiro son of father Filip
Simou 972.50
Yanni son of Hristoğuli
Simou 1,085.00
Dimitri son of Hristofi
Simou 3,295.00
Hristoğuli son of Hristofi
Simou 3,150.00
Hristodulo son of Yorki
Simou 612.50
Yorki son of Kostantin
Simou 580.00
Hristoforo son of Foto
Simou 635.00
Yorki son of Yanni
Simou 1,010.00
Arkiro son of Yanni
Simou 525.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 82 860.50 7,942.50
002   land with vegetation 67 846.50 7,642.50
003   tree crops 13 21.00 2,100.00
004   mulberry crops 13 21.00 2,100.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 13 21.00 2,100.00
006   non tree crops 53 824.00 5,497.50
007   tobacco 9 12.50 217.50
008   tobacco field (duhan tarlası) 9 12.50 217.50
009   cotton 9 19.50 390.00
010   abundantly-irrigated cotton fıeld (su basar pembe tarlası) 1 3.00 60.00
011   waterless cotton field (su basmaz pembe tarlası) 8 16.50 330.00
012   vineyard 11 31.00 1,085.00
013   vineyard (bağ) 11 31.00 1,085.00
014   grains 24 761.00 3,805.00
015   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 24 761.00 3,805.00
016   fields, gardens and similar 1 1.50 45.00
017   ordinary garden (bayağı bahçe) 1 1.50 45.00
018   other land use 15 14.00 300.00
019   threshing floor (harman) 15 14.00 300.00
020   threshing floor (harman yeri) 15 14.00 300.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 31 117 945.00
002   olive trees 17 72 720.00
003   olive trees (zeytun) 17 72 720.00
004   Total almond trees 14 45 225.00
005   almond tree (badem) 14 45 225.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 28 28 3,735.00
002   house (hane) 24 24 2,090.00
003   Mills 4 4 1,645.00
004   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 1 1 245.00
005   Watermills 2 2 1,200.00
006   water mill (su deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 1,200.00
007   mill (deği̇rmen) 1 1 200.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 33 54 9,700.00
002   horse (bargi̇r) 7 18 3,600.00
003   mare (kisrak) 4 13 2,600.00
004   cow (inek) 11 16 2,100.00
005   pair of cows (çift inek) 5 5 1,000.00
006   mule (katir) 2 2 1,000.00
007   ox (öküz) 13 18 3,000.00
008   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 6 6 1,500.00
This record was last edited on: Jan. 29, 2019, 9:51 a.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: Simou. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/6023/ on 03/07/2022.
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