Name: Lefka
Transcribed name: Lefke
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Lefka
Λεύκα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Lefka
Category: village (adminstrative centre) (nefs - karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Lefka
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 241,173.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
157,245.0 15,923.0 46,389.0 21,616.0
65.2% 6.6% 19.2% 9.0%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Lefka:
189.00
1,422.00
13.3%
District of Lefka:
3.00
28.00
10.7%
District of Lefka:
258.00
1,835.00
14.1%
District of Lefka:
263.00
1,857.00
14.2%
District of Lefka:
315.00
3,231.00
9.7%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Lefka:
2,942.49
20,730.86
14.2%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
157,245.00
1,113,579.00
14.1%
District of Lefka:
264.00
1,853.00
14.2%
District of Lefka:
241.00
1,679.00
14.4%
District of Lefka:
1,650.00
8,397.00
19.6%
District of Lefka:
385.00
1,968.00
19.6%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
15,923.00
93,687.00
17.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
46,389.00
338,884.00
13.7%
District of Lefka:
58.00
610.00
9.5%
Animals (number)
District of Lefka:
1,060.00
9,132.00
11.6%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
21,616.00
145,442.00
14.9%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
241,173.00
1,691,592.00
14.3%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Molla (religious teacher) Mustafa son of Mustafa
Lefka 3,125.00
Hasan son of Mehmed
Lefka 2,440.00
Havva Hatun wife of sergeant Hasan son of Baflı
Lefka 610.00
Sergeant Hasan son of Baflı
Lefka 0.00
Hasan son of Mazhar
Lefka 550.00
Salih
Lefka 537.33
Brother of Salih
Lefka 353.33
Mother of brother of Salih
Lefka 353.33
Sons of religious teacher Mustafa
Lefka 50.00
Religious teacher Mustafa
Lefka 0.00
Click here for the rest of the persons recorded in this settlement.
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 315 2,942.49 157,245.00
002   land with vegetation 210 1,215.99 69,442.50
003   tree crops 54 94.37 9,487.50
004   mulberry crops 16 31.75 3,175.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 15 30.25 3,025.00
006   deserted mulberry garden (viran dut bağçesi) 1 1.50 150.00
007   lemon tree crops 22 29.87 2,987.50
008   lemon garden (limon bağçesi) 22 29.87 2,987.50
009   orange tree crops 16 32.75 3,325.00
010   orange garden (portakal bağçesi) 16 32.75 3,325.00
011   non tree crops 45 625.75 31,585.00
012   black-eyed peas 4 12.00 1,200.00
013   black-eyed peas field (börülce tarlası) 4 12.00 1,200.00
014   tobacco 2 3.00 450.00
015   tobacco field (duhan tarlası) 2 3.00 450.00
016   cotton 13 164.00 14,225.00
017   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 7 64.00 4,225.00
018   private cotton field (mülk penbe tarlası) 6 100.00 10,000.00
019   grains 26 446.75 15,710.00
020   private grain field (mülk ekin tarlası) 5 327.00 11,975.00
021   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 11 85.00 2,850.00
022   islamic endowment grain field (vakıf ekin tarlası) 1 24.00 600.00
023   fodder field (hasıllık) 8 10.25 272.50
024   fodder field (hasıllık tarla) 1 0.50 12.50
025   mixed tree crops 4 32.00 1,350.00
026   lemon and orange garden (limon portakal bağçesi) 1 1.00 100.00
027   lemon, orange and olive grove (limon ve portakal ve zeytun bağçesi) 1 7.50 750.00
028   garden with lemon and mulberry trees (limon ve dut bağçesi) 2 23.50 500.00
029   fields, gardens and similar 107 463.87 27,020.00
030   private field (mülk tarla) 8 201.00 7,300.00
031   ruined garden (harab bağçe) 1 2.00 100.00
032   other garden (diğer bahçe) 1 9.50 950.00
033   orchard field (bostan tarlasi) 1 9.00 270.00
034   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 2 1.50 150.00
035   field (tarla) 8 81.25 2,950.00
036   fruit garden (meyve bahçesi) 85 157.62 15,200.00
037   deserted gaden (viran bağçe) 1 2.00 100.00
038   other land use 53 19.00 44,265.00
039   threshing floor (harman) 17 19.00 445.00
040   threshing floor (harman yeri) 9 10.00 220.00
041   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 36 0.00 43,820.00
042   land without vegetation 52 1,707.50 43,537.50
043   barren field (kiraç tarla) 52 1,707.50 43,537.50
044   other barren field (diğer kiraç tarla) 2 41.00 925.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 264 1,650 15,923.00
002   Total mulberry trees 31 173 853.00
003   mulberry trees (dut) 14 111 555.00
004   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 13 44 230.00
005   mulberry tree (dut ağacı) 4 18 68.00
006   olive trees 159 1,365 14,055.00
007   islamic endowment olive trees (vakıf eşcar-ı zeytun) 1 11 110.00
008   olive tree (şecer-i zeytun) 5 9 95.00
009   mountain olive (zeytun-ı dağ) 2 5 50.00
010   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 53 371 3,780.00
011   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 17 158 1,575.00
012   olive tree (zeytun 2) 78 789 8,225.00
013   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 3 22 220.00
014   Total almond trees 6 13 85.00
015   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 2 5 35.00
016   almond tree (badem 2) 4 8 50.00
017   walnut treeσ 45 66 645.00
018   walnut trees (şecer-i ceviz) 8 8 80.00
019   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 5 11 110.00
020   walnut tree (ceviz 2) 32 47 455.00
021   carob trees 19 26 250.00
022   carob tree (harub 2) 13 18 180.00
023   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 4 6 50.00
024   carob trees (şecer-i harub) 2 2 20.00
025   lemon trees 4 7 35.00
026   lemon trees (eşcar-ı limon) 4 7 35.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 241 385 46,389.00
002   house (hane) 194 192 31,665.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 9 9 1,405.00
004   other house (defa hane) 1 1 150.00
005   shop (dükkan) 13 14 4,075.00
006   barber shop (berber dükkani) 2 2 500.00
007   grocery (bakkal dükkani) 3 3 900.00
008   pharmacy (attar dükkani) 1 1 300.00
009   coffee house (kahve dükkani) 2 2 1,000.00
010   empty shop (battal dükkan) 1 2 400.00
011   butcher's shop (kasap dükkanı) 1 1 175.00
012   agricultural buildings 7 7 630.00
013   barn (samanlik) 3 3 230.00
014   pen (mandıra) 4 4 400.00
015   hamam (hamam) 2 2 1,500.00
016   hamam belonging to islamic endowment (vakıf) (vakıf hamam) 2 2 1,500.00
017   buildings for animals 12 133 669.00
018   beehive (ari kovani) 10 130 519.00
019   stable and barn (ahir ve samanlik) 1 2 100.00
020   stable (ahir) 1 1 50.00
021   Mills 13 37 7,850.00
022   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 8 8 3,600.00
023   ruined oil mill (harab yağ değirmeni) 1 1 500.00
024   Watermills 4 28 3,750.00
025   water mill (su deği̇rmeni̇) 3 27 3,250.00
026   mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (değirmen) 1 1 500.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 58 1,060 21,616.00
002   sheep (agnam) 5 382 3,056.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 5 9 1,350.00
004   mare (kisrak) 5 9 1,350.00
005   cow (inek) 13 16 1,600.00
006   mule (katir) 6 6 2,100.00
007   goat (keçi̇) 2 80 640.00
008   ox (öküz) 22 52 8,750.00
009   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 8 10 2,500.00
010   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 5 515 4,120.00
011   sheep and goat (ağnam ve keçi) 3 416 3,328.00
012   sheep and goat (koyun ve keçi̇) 2 99 792.00
This record was last edited on: July 8, 2021, 11:21 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: Lefka. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/6075/ on 30/06/2022.
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