Name: Melamiou
Transcribed name: Melamyu
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Melamiou
Μελαμιού, η
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Melamiou
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Chrysochou
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 9,459.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
3,372.5 815.0 2,175.0 3,097.0
35.7% 8.6% 23.0% 32.7%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Melamiou (This record) 9,460 100.00%
Çamlı Manastırı Çamlı Manastırı 0 0.00%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Chrysochou:
13.00
1,301.00
1.0%
District of Chrysochou:
1.00
31.00
3.2%
District of Chrysochou:
15.00
1,498.00
1.0%
District of Chrysochou:
15.00
1,498.00
1.0%
District of Chrysochou:
32.00
2,566.00
1.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Chrysochou:
360.00
26,828.62
1.3%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
3,372.50
242,196.00
1.4%
District of Chrysochou:
13.00
709.00
1.8%
District of Chrysochou:
15.00
1,421.00
1.1%
District of Chrysochou:
85.00
1,711.00
5.0%
District of Chrysochou:
15.00
1,440.00
1.0%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
815.00
15,511.00
5.3%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
2,175.00
185,167.00
1.2%
District of Chrysochou:
14.00
1,025.00
1.4%
Animals (number)
District of Chrysochou:
95.00
8,641.00
1.1%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
3,097.00
262,074.00
1.2%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Chrysochou:
9,459.50
704,948.00
1.3%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Mehmed son of Mustafa
Melamiou 1,260.00
Mahmud son of Ahmed
Melamiou 780.00
Ahmed son of Mehmed
Melamiou 845.00
Ahmed son of Abdullah
Melamiou 85.00
Hasan son of Abdullah
Melamiou 80.00
Süleyman son of Mustafa
Melamiou 1,030.00
Melamiou 205.00
İsmail
Melamiou 0.00
Mehmed son of Hasan
Melamiou 1,015.00
Daughter of Osman
Melamiou 80.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 32 360.00 3,372.50
002   land with vegetation 26 354.00 3,252.50
003   tree crops 9 13.50 1,350.00
004   mulberry crops 9 13.50 1,350.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 9 13.50 1,350.00
006   non tree crops 16 310.50 1,752.50
007   tobacco 2 2.50 62.50
008   tobacco field (duhan tarlası) 2 2.50 62.50
009   cotton 5 6.00 180.00
010   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 5 6.00 180.00
011   grains 9 302.00 1,510.00
012   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 9 302.00 1,510.00
013   fields, gardens and similar 1 30.00 150.00
014   field (tarla) 1 30.00 150.00
015   other land use 6 6.00 120.00
016   threshing floor (harman) 6 6.00 120.00
017   threshing floor (harman yeri) 6 6.00 120.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 13 85 815.00
002   olive trees 8 77 770.00
003   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 8 77 770.00
004   Total almond trees 5 8 45.00
005   almond trees (şecer-i badem) 2 3 20.00
006   almond tree (badem ağacı) 3 5 25.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 15 15 2,175.00
002   house (hane) 13 13 2,070.00
003   agricultural buildings 1 1 100.00
004   pen (mandıra) 1 1 100.00
005   buildings for animals 1 1 5.00
006   beehive (ari kovani) 1 1 5.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 14 95 3,097.00
002   sheep (agnam) 1 14 112.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 1 1 200.00
004   cow (inek) 2 2 350.00
005   pair of cows (çift inek) 1 1 250.00
006   goat (keçi̇) 1 20 160.00
007   ox (öküz) 8 8 1,875.00
008   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 7 7 1,750.00
009   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 1 50 400.00
010   sheep and goat (ağnam ve keçi) 1 50 400.00
This record was last edited on: June 2, 2019, 5:20 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: Melamiou. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/6072/ on 28/06/2022.
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