Database ID G6102
Database UUID: 1aa4f6b8-6a3b-49b3-8060-3852b0a182af
Name: Korakou
Transcribed name: Koraku
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Lefka
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Korakou
Κοράκου
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Korakou
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 172,732.00
Property values in kuruş and percentages by type:
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
136,020.0 8,031.0 20,250.0 8,431.0
78.7% 4.6% 11.7% 4.9%
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Korakou (This record) 160,932 93.17%
Manastır-i Çiko Manastır-i Çiko 11,800 6.83%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Lefka:
68.00
1,422.00
4.8%
District of Lefka:
1.00
28.00
3.6%
District of Lefka:
81.00
1,835.00
4.4%
District of Lefka:
82.00
1,857.00
4.4%
District of Lefka:
218.00
3,231.00
6.7%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Lefka:
751.00
20,730.92
3.6%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
136,020.00
1,113,579.00
12.2%
District of Lefka:
104.00
1,853.00
5.6%
District of Lefka:
80.00
1,679.00
4.8%
District of Lefka:
518.00
8,397.00
6.2%
District of Lefka:
95.00
1,968.00
4.8%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
8,031.00
93,687.00
8.6%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
20,250.00
338,884.00
6.0%
District of Lefka:
43.00
610.00
7.0%
Animals (number)
District of Lefka:
438.00
9,132.00
4.8%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
8,431.00
145,442.00
5.8%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Lefka:
172,732.00
1,691,592.00
10.2%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Es'ad son of Mahmud
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 1,952.50
Wife of Said son of Abdullah
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 420.00
Said son of Abdullah
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 0.00
Abdurrahman son of 'Ali
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 4,000.00
Ama (blind) Hüseyin son of Yusuf
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 1,948.00
Mehmed son of İsma'il
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 80.00
Mehmed son of Ama (blind) Hüseyin
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 1,150.00
Hasan son of Musaddık
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 920.00
'Ali son of Hasan
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 190.00
Mehmed son of Hasan
muslim (ehl-i islam) Korakou 260.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Land (all types) 218 751.00 136,020.00
002   land with vegetation 210 743.00 135,725.00
003   tree crops 38 27.50 10,050.00
004   mulberry crops 37 26.50 9,950.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 37 26.50 9,950.00
006   lemon tree crops 1 1.00 100.00
007   lemon field (limon tarlası) 1 1.00 100.00
008   non tree crop 160 605.50 116,350.00
009   vegetable 2 1.00 400.00
010   thriving garden (mamur bağçe) 2 1.00 400.00
011   black-eyed peas 34 56.00 21,075.00
012   black-eyed peas field (börülce tarlası) 34 56.00 21,075.00
013   cotton 79 239.50 88,400.00
014   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 69 214.00 79,600.00
015   cotton field (penbe tarla) 2 6.50 1,200.00
016   cotton field (penbe tarlası) 8 19.00 7,600.00
017   vineyard 22 45.00 1,800.00
018   young vineyard (fidan bağ) 1 1.00 45.00
019   vineyard (bağ) 21 44.00 1,755.00
020   grains 22 260.00 3,075.00
021   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 22 260.00 3,075.00
022   Madder fields (Boya tarlaları) 1 4.00 1,600.00
023   madder field (boya tarlasi) 1 4.00 1,600.00
024   mixed tree crops 3 20.00 735.00
025   garden with lemon and mulberry trees (limon ve dut bağçesi) 2 16.00 135.00
026   mulberry and fig garden (dut ve i̇nci̇r bağçesi̇) 1 4.00 600.00
027   fields, gardens and similar 9 90.00 8,590.00
028   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 5 17.50 6,875.00
029   field (tarla) 4 72.50 1,715.00
030   other land use 7 7.00 290.00
031   threshing floor (harman) 6 6.00 140.00
032   threshing floor (harman yeri) 1 1.00 10.00
033   private field (hassa tarla) 1 1.00 150.00
034   land without vegetation 1 1.00 5.00
035   barren field (kiraç tarla) 1 1.00 5.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Tree (all types) 104 518 8,031.00
002   Μulberry tree (all types) 8 112 336.00
003   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 7 82 246.00
004   mulberry trees (dut eşcarı) 1 30 90.00
005   olive tree (all types) 70 351 7,230.00
006   olive tree (şecer-i zeytun) 1 1 20.00
007   olive sapling (fidan-ı zeytun 2) 1 3 30.00
008   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 67 342 7,080.00
009   olive tree (zeytun 2) 1 5 100.00
010   fig trees 3 15 80.00
011   fig trees (eşcar-ı incir) 3 15 80.00
012   Almond tree (all types) 2 3 15.00
013   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 2 3 15.00
014   walnut tree 12 15 150.00
015   walnut trees (şecer-i ceviz) 7 7 70.00
016   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 5 8 80.00
017   carob trees 4 4 40.00
018   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 2 2 20.00
019   carob trees (şecer-i harub) 2 2 20.00
020   lemon trees 5 18 180.00
021   lemon trees (eşcar-ı limon) 5 18 180.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Building (all types) 80 95 20,250.00
002   house (hane) 68 79 14,600.00
003   two-storey house (fevkani hane) 6 6 1,780.00
004   two-storey house with stable and barn (fevkani ve tahtani ma' ahur ve samalık ve mahzen olub ve ma mağaza) 1 12 3,000.00
005   agricultural buildings 1 1 50.00
006   pen (mandıra) 1 1 50.00
007   building for animals 6 11 150.00
008   beehive (ari kovani) 4 9 45.00
009   stable (ahir) 2 2 105.00
010   Mills 5 4 5,450.00
011   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 250.00
012   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 1 1 500.00
013   Watermills 3 2 4,700.00
014   water mill (su deği̇rmeni̇) 3 2 4,700.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Animal (all types) 43 438 8,431.00
002   sheep (agnam) 7 397 2,376.00
003   cow (inek) 18 20 2,430.00
004   calf (dana) 1 2 100.00
005   suckling calf (buzaği) 1 2 100.00
006   pair of cows (çift inek) 5 5 1,000.00
007   cow and calf (inek ve buzaği) 1 2 130.00
008   ox (öküz) 18 21 3,625.00
009   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 9 10 2,250.00
This record was last edited on: Feb. 14, 2020, 4:40 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: Korakou. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/6102/ on 29/09/2023.
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