Iran
premetric units of length

Especially in the north, the gaz was often called a zar.

Tabriz
   

dhar'-e shah'i

   

charak

4

 

gereh

4

16

bar

2

8

32

3.5 cm

7 cm

28 cm

1.12 m

Mostly used in Shiraz and Teheran
   

dhar'-e moqassar

   

charak

4

 

gereh

4

16

bar

2

8

32

3.2 cm

6.5 cm

26 cm

1.04 m

In the north and northwest, adjacent to Russia
     

andazeh

     

charak

4

   

gereh

4

16

 

bar

2

8

32

using the value of the Turkish
and Russian arshin

2.22
cm

4.45
cm

17.8
cm

711
cm

sources

F. Stolze and F. C. Andreas.
Die Handelsverh√§ltnisse Persiens, mit besonder Ber√ľcksichtigung der deutschen Interessen.
Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1885.

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