Name: Subdistrict of Morphou
Transcribed name: Nahiye-i Amorfa
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Morfou
Μόρφου
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Morphou
Category: subdistrict (nahiye)
Administrative dependency: Nicosia
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 1,759,644.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
1,108,871.0 51,785.0 368,475.0 230,513.0
63.0% 2.9% 20.9% 13.1%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Subdistrict of Morphou (This record) 0 0.00%
Fyllia Filya 21,215 1.21%
Masari Masari 21,761 1.24%
Nikitas Nicida 6,535 0.37%
Argaki Arkacı 74,677 4.24%
Kyra Cira 30,591 1.74%
Syrianochori Sirkanohorko 25,870 1.47%
Livadhia Livayı Sirkanohorko 2,645 0.15%
Chrysiliou Rusilyu 11,862 0.67%
Prastio Pirasyo 12,504 0.71%
Kazivera Gazi Veren 19,954 1.13%
Kalo Chorio Kapouti Kaput 7,783 0.44%
Phloudhi Iflui İflubi 5,840 0.33%
Palaiomylos estate (çiftlik) Balyomilo Çiftliği 2,530 0.14%
Petra Pedra 96,427 5.48%
Pentageia Pendaya 9,355 0.53%
Angolemi Ankolem 20,713 1.18%
Kato Zodeia Kado Zotya 45,035 2.56%
Astromeritis Astromerid 46,843 2.66%
Peristerona (Lefkosias) Peristerona 138,949 7.90%
Kato Koutrafas Kudrafa 22,091 1.26%
Vyzakia Vizaca 7,670 0.44%
Nikitari Nicidari 2,016 0.11%
Katokopia Kadakopya 55,411 3.15%
Potami Podami 4,198 0.24%
Alona Alona 47,978 2.73%
Askas Aska 11,183 0.64%
Fterikoudi İfterikuyi 14,090 0.80%
Kannavia Kanavya 12,310 0.70%
Orounta Orunda 66,472 3.78%
Akaki Akaci 275,863 15.68%
Avlona Avlona 36,835 2.09%
Meniko Meniko 96,124 5.46%
Livadia (Lefkosias) Livatya 12,165 0.69%
Palekhori Morphou Palohor 40,369 2.29%
Lagoudera Lagudera 8,375 0.48%
Polystypos Bolistibo 19,070 1.08%
Saranti Sarandi 1,073 0.06%
Alithinou Alihinu 10,613 0.60%
Platanistasa Biladanistasa 20,711 1.18%
Pano Zodeia Pano Zotya 44,465 2.53%
Agia Marina (Xyliatou) Aya Marina 5,275 0.30%
Xyliatos İksalyadi 1,010 0.06%
Elia Elya 47,897 2.72%
Deneia Denya 14,239 0.81%
Morfou Amorfa 281,056 15.97%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
Nicosia:
1,278.00
2,409.00
53.1%
Nicosia:
42.00
52.00
80.8%
Nicosia:
1,461.00
3,103.00
47.1%
Nicosia:
1,487.00
3,139.00
47.4%
Nicosia:
2,600.00
5,736.00
45.3%
Land (area in dönüm)
Nicosia:
40,883.37
78,073.37
52.4%
Land (value in kuruş)
Nicosia:
1,108,871.00
1,747,210.00
63.5%
Nicosia:
1,137.00
2,211.00
51.4%
Nicosia:
1,628.00
3,267.00
49.8%
Nicosia:
4,404.00
15,459.00
28.5%
Nicosia:
1,787.00
3,394.00
52.7%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Nicosia:
51,785.00
260,115.00
19.9%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Nicosia:
368,475.00
662,615.00
55.6%
Nicosia:
1,158.00
2,147.00
53.9%
Animals (number)
Nicosia:
13,547.00
26,187.00
51.7%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Nicosia:
230,513.00
439,690.00
52.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Nicosia:
1,759,644.00
3,109,630.00
56.6%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Gavril son of Lu'izo
Orounta 1,588.00
Acı Miha'il son of Acı Pedro
Peristerona (Lefkosias) 4,290.00
Blacksmith İfluri son of Yani
Peristerona (Lefkosias) 550.00
Ali son of İsma'il
Katokopia 155.00
Mehmed Kethüda son of Mehmed
Morfou 2,640.00
Male orphan of Mehmed Kethüda son of Mehmed
Morfou 350.00
Muezzin (one who calls Muslims to prayer) Mustafa son of Hüseyin
Morfou 2,287.50
Emetullah daughter of Osman
Morfou 40.00
Muezzin (one who calls Muslims to prayer) Hasan son of Mustafa
Morfou 1,920.00
Wife of muezzin (one who calls Muslims to prayer) Hasan son of Mustafa
Morfou 60.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 2,600 40,883.37 1,108,871.00
002   land with vegetation 2,036 38,439.37 1,056,394.00
003   tree crops 216 173.49 26,322.50
004   mulberry crops 69 43.74 2,652.50
005   mulberry garden (bağçe-i dut) 1 0.25 25.00
006   garden with mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut bağçesi) 3 0.75 85.00
007   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 65 42.74 2,542.50
008   fig tree crops 1 1.00 50.00
009   fig garden (inci̇r bağçesi̇) 1 1.00 50.00
010   hazelnut tree crops 145 128.25 23,520.00
011   other hazelnut grove (diğer fındıklık) 2 0.50 100.00
012   hazelnut garden (fındık bağçe tarlası) 4 2.50 500.00
013   hazelnut garden (fındık bağçe) 8 9.25 1,850.00
014   hazelnut grove (fındıklık) 26 20.00 3,815.00
015   hazelnut garden (fındıklı bağçe) 4 5.00 900.00
016   hazelnut garden (fındık bağçesi) 101 91.00 16,355.00
017   fruit garden (meyveli̇ bağçe) 1 0.50 100.00
018   non tree crops 911 7,491.63 200,618.50
019   vegetables 31 24.25 3,140.00
020   cultivated garden (mamur bağçe) 31 24.25 3,140.00
021   black-eyed peas 3 18.00 750.00
022   black-eyed peas field (börülce tarlası) 3 18.00 750.00
023   cotton 155 859.50 61,610.00
024   cotton field (pembe tarlasi) 7 73.00 7,805.00
025   cotton field (tarla-yı penbe) 2 2.00 130.00
026   cotton field (penbe tarla) 60 226.50 22,535.00
027   other cotton field (diğer pembe tarlası) 1 0.50 25.00
028   irrigated cotton field (sulu penbe tarlası) 2 153.00 7,650.00
029   cotton field (penbe tarlası) 83 404.50 23,465.00
030   vineyard 322 1,716.50 60,270.00
031   vineyard (bağ) 321 1,716.00 60,250.00
032   ruined vineyard (viran bağ) 1 0.50 20.00
033   grains 288 4,810.50 60,562.00
034   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 108 4,668.50 54,817.50
035   fodder field (hasıllık) 179 141.00 5,699.50
036   fodder field (hasıllık tarla) 1 1.00 45.00
037   madder field (boya tarlasi) 104 58.13 13,412.00
038   reed field (kamışlık) 6 4.00 850.00
039   deserted madder field (hali boya tarlası) 1 0.50 12.50
040   ruined madder field (viran boya tarla) 1 0.25 12.00
041   mixed tree crops 2 1.50 400.00
042   garden with lemon and mulberry trees (limon ve dut bağçesi) 1 0.50 200.00
043   hazelnut garden with mulberry trees (fındık bağçesi ma' dut) 1 1.00 200.00
044   fields, gardens and similar 907 30,772.75 829,053.00
045   garden field (bağçe tarla) 20 13.50 1,435.00
046   garden (bağçe) 27 30.00 2,582.50
047   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 42 28.50 3,315.00
048   orchard (bostanlık) 1 5.00 125.00
049   garden with running water (bağçe ma' ma-yi cari) 1 2.00 400.00
050   garden with running water (bağçe ma' ma-yi cariyle) 1 1.50 2,000.00
051   cultivated field (mamur tarla) 1 500.00 15,000.00
052   field (tarla) 804 28,416.50 790,845.50
053   deserted field (hâli tarla) 7 1,770.00 12,750.00
054   garden with running warer and tank (bağçe tarlası ma-i cari maa havuz) 1 0.75 150.00
055   cultivated garden with running water (mamur bağçe ma-yı cari) 1 4.00 400.00
056   building lot (hane yeri) 1 1.00 50.00
057   other land use 511 519.00 22,207.00
058   threshing floor (harman) 472 482.00 14,782.00
059   threshing floor (harman yeri) 30 32.00 605.00
060   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 1 0.00 2,000.00
061   old running/flowing water (kadim ma-i cari) 1 0.00 3,000.00
062   pen (mandira) 35 35.00 2,075.00
063   winter house (kışlık) 1 1.00 200.00
064   rose for clerk tomb (küttab türbesi için gül) 1 1.00 150.00
065   land without vegetation 53 1,925.00 30,270.00
066   barren field (kiraç tarla) 53 1,925.00 30,270.00
067   deserted barren field (hali kıraç tarla) 1 50.00 250.00
068   deserted plot (hâli̇ arsa) 2 2.00 140.00
069   deserted plot (arsa-i haliye) 1 1.00 40.00
070   barren deserted field (kıraç hali tarla) 1 200.00 5,000.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 1,137 4,404 51,785.00
002   Total mulberry trees 120 530 2,387.00
003   mulberry trees (dut) 2 10 50.00
004   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 111 499 2,262.00
005   mulberry trees (dut eşcarı) 7 21 75.00
006   olive trees 642 2,959 42,600.00
007   olive trees (zeytun eşcarı) 9 17 190.00
008   mountain olive trees (dağ zeytun eşcarı) 1 3 30.00
009   olive tree (şecer-i zeytun) 1 1 20.00
010   olive sapling (fidan-ı zeytun 2) 1 5 50.00
011   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 52 294 2,940.00
012   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 520 2,473 37,350.00
013   olive tree (zeytun 2) 58 166 2,020.00
014   fig trees 36 90 475.00
015   fig trees (şecere-i incir) 1 1 20.00
016   fig (incir) 2 2 10.00
017   fig trees (eşcar-ı incir) 30 84 430.00
018   fig trees (incir eşcarı) 2 2 10.00
019   fig trees (şecer-i incir) 1 1 5.00
020   Total almond trees 164 441 2,233.00
021   almond trees (badem eşcarı) 16 31 143.00
022   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 138 381 1,955.00
023   almond trees (şecer-i badem) 1 1 5.00
024   almond tree (badem 2) 9 28 130.00
025   walnut treeσ 169 362 3,950.00
026   walnut trees (ceviz eşcarı) 7 7 75.00
027   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 160 353 3,855.00
028   walnut tree (ceviz 2) 2 2 20.00
029   carob trees 3 12 65.00
030   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 3 12 65.00
031   pear trees 1 2 20.00
032   pear trees (eşcar-ı arrmud) 1 2 20.00
033   quince trees 1 3 30.00
034   quince trees (eşcar-ı ayva) 1 3 30.00
035   mixed trees 1 5 25.00
036   mulberry and fig trees (dut ve incir eşcarı) 1 5 25.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 1,628 1,787 368,475.00
002   house (hane) 1,301 1,306 236,450.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 14 14 1,440.00
004   ruined house (harab hane) 3 3 350.00
005   house in ruins (harabe hane) 1 1 150.00
006   two-storey house (fevkani ve tahtani hane) 2 2 1,650.00
007   house with shed (hane ma' sundurma) 9 9 2,120.00
008   two-storey house (fevkani hane) 1 1 250.00
009   one-storey house with shed (fevkani ve sundurma hane) 1 1 380.00
010   ruined house (virane hane) 1 1 45.00
011   house with shed and yard (hane ma' sundurma ve havlı) 2 2 185.00
012   european-style house (frenk hane) 1 1 120.00
013   two-storey house (hane-i fevkanili) 2 2 1,550.00
014   shop (dükkan) 2 2 650.00
015   second-hand shop (eski̇ci̇ dükkani) 1 1 150.00
016   coffee house (kahve dükkani) 1 1 500.00
017   coffee house (kahve hane) 1 1 500.00
018   agricultural buildings 22 22 4,790.00
019   pen (mandıra) 3 3 240.00
020   grape must press (şırahane mengenesi) 19 19 4,550.00
021   part of building 81 82 17,425.00
022   room 81 82 17,425.00
023   grape must press (şirahâne) 81 82 17,425.00
024   storeroom (mahzen) 1 3 1,300.00
025   tannery (debbağhane) 1 2 200.00
026   buildings for animals 36 130 1,260.00
027   beehive (ari kovani) 32 124 710.00
028   stable and barn (ahir ve samanlik) 3 5 500.00
029   stable (ahir) 1 1 50.00
030   auxilliary structures 151 207 59,350.00
031   press (mengene) 1 1 200.00
032   old running water (kadim ma-yı cari) 6 0 2,400.00
033   ruined grape must pressing floor (harab şirahane) 5 5 935.00
034   grape must press (mengene şirahane) 2 2 500.00
035   water wheel with running water (ma-yı cari dolaplık) 1 0 500.00
036   waterwheel with water tank from running water (dolaplık ma-yı cari havuz) 1 1 3,000.00
037   old waterwheel with running water (kadim ma-yı cari dolaplık 2) 4 59 11,700.00
038   single-story stone building (fevkani kagir) 1 1 3,500.00
039   running water (ma-yı cari) 130 138 36,615.00
040   Mills 33 33 47,050.00
041   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 16 15 4,250.00
042   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 3 3 950.00
043   ruined oil mill (harab yağ değirmeni) 1 1 250.00
044   Watermills 13 14 41,600.00
045   winter watermill (kış su değirmeni) 2 2 5,000.00
046   winter mill (kiş deği̇rmeni̇) 5 5 9,000.00
047   mill with running water (değirmen ma-yı cari) 1 1 15,000.00
048   ruined winter mill (kış değirmeni-i harab) 1 1 100.00
049   mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (asyab (muhtemelen su değirmeni, değerinden anlaşılır)) 1 1 5,000.00
050   water mill (su deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 1,000.00
051   disused winter mill (battal kış değirmeni) 1 1 2,500.00
052   small mill (probably watermill, deduced from value) (sağir değirmeni (muhtemelen su değirmeni, değerinden anlaşılır)) 1 2 4,000.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 1,158 13,547 230,513.00
002   sheep (agnam) 76 1,976 15,484.00
003   sheep (koyun) 25 319 2,540.00
004   horse (bargi̇r) 3 3 500.00
005   mare (kisrak) 2 2 450.00
006   colt (tay) 1 1 50.00
007   cow (inek) 276 393 24,700.00
008   calf (dana) 2 2 75.00
009   suckling calf (buzaği) 2 2 75.00
010   pair of cows (çift inek) 8 8 1,350.00
011   young bull (tosun) 1 1 60.00
012   cow and young bull (inek tosun) 1 1 60.00
013   mule (katir) 16 16 6,500.00
014   lame mule (topal katır) 1 1 300.00
015   goat (keçi̇) 125 1,458 12,132.00
016   ox (öküz) 455 527 94,380.00
017   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 219 233 57,480.00
018   ox and cow (öküz ve i̇nek) 1 30 3,000.00
019   untamed ox and cow (hergele öküz ve inek) 1 30 3,000.00
020   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 206 9,144 73,817.00
021   goat and sheep (keçi ve ağnam) 195 8,430 67,745.00
022   sheep and goat (ağnam ve keçi) 8 589 5,072.00
023   sheep and goat (koyun ve keçi̇) 1 50 400.00
This record was last edited on: Sept. 13, 2021, 7:47 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: Subdistrict of Morphou. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/6302/ on 26/06/2022.
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