Egypt
units of itinerant distance

safar-yome

baride

2

farsakh

4

8

mili

3

12

24

qasaba

500

1500

6,000

12,000

bâa

2

1000

3000

12,000

24,000

deraa

5

2,500

7,500

30,000

60,000

73.89 cm

1.85 m

3.69 m

1.847 km

5.542 km

22.167 km

44.334 km

Extracts from the Report of the International Committee on Weights, Measures, and Coins.
in
William P. Blake, editor.
Reports of the United States Commissioners of the Paris Universal Exposition, 1867. Vol 1.
Wasington: Government Printing Office, 1870.

Page 40. The conversions to SI units are based on a value for the itinerant diraâ recorded in 1876.

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