Egypt
units of area, circa mid-20th century

 

             

feddan

           

qirat kamil

24

         

h’abba

3

72

       

daniq

2

6

144

   

square qasaba

333 1/3

   

sahm

4

8

24

576

square dhira ma'mari

sah'tut

24

96

192

576

13,824

0.304
sq m

0.5625
sq m

7.293
sq m

12.6025
sq m

29.172
sq m

58.345
sq m

175.075
sq m

4200.833
sq m

The square dhira mamari appears not to be part of the system. The square qasaba, however, a rural agricultural measure, is related to the feddan.

Saâdeddine Bencheneb.
Mesures et poids actullement en usage en Egypte.
Bulletin des études arabes, vol. 12, pages 105-106 (Sept-Dec 1952.)

In the value Bencheneb prints for the square qasaba, a '9' has been accidentally substituted for a '6'.

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