Name: Polis
Transcribed name: Poli
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Polis
Πόλις (η)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Polis
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Chrysochou
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 28,929.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
6,705.0 1,080.0 8,810.0 12,334.0
23.2% 3.7% 30.5% 42.6%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Chrysochou:
91.00
1,301.00
7.0%
District of Chrysochou:
2.00
31.00
6.5%
District of Chrysochou:
102.00
1,498.00
6.8%
District of Chrysochou:
102.00
1,498.00
6.8%
District of Chrysochou:
85.00
2,566.00
3.3%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Chrysochou:
762.37
26,828.62
2.8%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
6,705.00
242,196.00
2.8%
District of Chrysochou:
36.00
709.00
5.1%
District of Chrysochou:
95.00
1,421.00
6.7%
District of Chrysochou:
108.00
1,711.00
6.3%
District of Chrysochou:
96.00
1,440.00
6.7%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
1,080.00
15,511.00
7.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
8,810.00
185,167.00
4.8%
District of Chrysochou:
59.00
1,025.00
5.8%
Animals (number)
District of Chrysochou:
234.00
8,641.00
2.7%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
12,334.00
262,074.00
4.7%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
28,929.00
704,948.00
4.1%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Abdülkadir son of Ala
Polis 1,245.00
Ala son of Sefer
Polis 1,530.00
Sadık son of Ala
Polis 670.00
Ala son of Abdullah
Polis 930.00
Ali son of Hasan
Polis 1,085.00
Halil son of Hasan
Polis 530.00
Mustafa son of Ala
Polis 505.00
Ala son of Mustafa
Polis 465.00
Ali son of Abdullah
Polis 545.00
Ali son of Osman
Polis 535.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 85 762.37 6,705.00
002   land with vegetation 66 371.37 4,740.00
003   tree crops 15 9.87 1,025.00
004   mulberry crops 14 9.37 975.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 14 9.37 975.00
006   almond tree crops 1 0.50 50.00
007   almond garden (bağçe-yi badem) 1 0.50 50.00
008   non tree crops 23 215.50 1,912.50
009   tobacco 7 5.25 150.00
010   tobacco field (duhan tarlası) 7 5.25 150.00
011   cotton 3 3.50 105.00
012   dry cotton field (susuz pembe tarlası) 3 3.50 105.00
013   grains 13 206.75 1,657.50
014   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 13 206.75 1,657.50
015   fields, gardens and similar 28 146.00 1,802.50
016   garden (bağçe) 12 7.75 775.00
017   field (tarla) 8 133.00 790.00
018   fruit garden (meyve bahçesi) 8 5.25 237.50
019   land without vegetation 19 391.00 1,965.00
020   barren field (kiraç tarla) 19 391.00 1,965.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 36 108 1,080.00
002   olive trees 32 104 1,040.00
003   olive tree (zeytun 2) 26 58 580.00
004   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 5 43 430.00
005   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun) 1 3 30.00
006   walnut treeσ 1 1 10.00
007   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 1 1 10.00
008   carob trees 3 3 30.00
009   carob tree (harub 2) 2 2 20.00
010   carob trees (harub eşcarı) 1 1 10.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 95 96 8,810.00
002   house (hane) 90 90 8,490.00
003   agricultural buildings 1 1 100.00
004   pen (mandıra) 1 1 100.00
005   buildings for animals 3 4 20.00
006   beehive (ari kovani) 3 4 20.00
007   Mills 1 1 200.00
008   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 200.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 59 234 12,334.00
002   sheep (agnam) 5 73 584.00
003   sheep (koyun) 5 73 584.00
004   horse (bargi̇r) 6 6 1,300.00
005   horse (esb) 2 2 500.00
006   mare (kisrak) 2 2 400.00
007   cow (inek) 3 5 500.00
008   goat (keçi̇) 2 75 600.00
009   ox (öküz) 43 75 9,350.00
010   ox (sığır) 1 1 100.00
This record was last edited on: May 28, 2019, 11:43 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: Polis. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/6070/ on 03/07/2022.
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