Denmark
premetric
units of length

             

favn

           

alen

3

         

fod

2

6

       

kvarter

2

4

12

håndsbred

2

4

8

24

 

 tomme or tol

3

6

12

24

72

 

bygkorn

5 1⁄3

16

32

64

128

384

linie or strå

12

36

72

144

288

864

 

skrupel

12

27

144

432

864

1728

3456

10,368

qvinter

12

144

324

1728

5184

10,368

20,736

41,472

124,416

0.0006
in

0.007
in

0.08
in

0.19
in

1.03
in

3.09
in

6.24
in

1.03
ft

2.06
ft

6.18
feet

before 1683

15.25

0.1830

2.1963

4.94

26.357

79.1

15.814

31.628

63.256

1.898

1683-1835

15.15

0.1818

2.1810

4.91

26.168

78.5

15.701

31.402

62.804

1.884

after 1835

15.13
µm

0.1816
mm

2.1795
mm


cm

26.154
mm

78.46
cm

15.693
cm

31.385
cm

62.77
cm

1.8831
m

 

             

mil

         

 fjerdingvej

4

         

rode

500

2,000

       

favn

2

1000

4,000

     

alen

3

6 (5*)

3000

12,000

   

fod

2

6

12 (10*)

6000

24,000

 

kvarter

2

4

12

24

12,000

48,000

tomme

6

12

24

72

144

72,000

288,000

1.03
in

6.24
in

1.03
ft

2.06
ft

6.18
feet

4.11
yds

1.17
miles

4.68
miles

before 1683

26.357

15.814

31.628

63.256

1.898

3.795

1683-1835

26.168

15.701

31.402

62.804

1.884

3.140

7.5365

after 1835

26.154
mm

15.693
cm

31.385
cm

62.77
cm

1.8831
m

3.766
m

1.883
km

7.5312
km

*The ordinance of 10 January 1683 redefined the rode as 5 alen instead of 6 sjællandske alen.

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