Philippines
units of land area

Subdivisions of the legal or official quiñón

At the time of the Spanish Royal Order of 26 January 1801 the vara was taken as 0.835906 meters. Taking the braza as = 2 vara makes the braza = 1.67181 meters.

         

quiñón

       

balita

10

   

loan or bucan

10

100

 

square braza

100

1000

10,000

square vara

4

400

4000

40,000

square pié

9

36

3600

36,000

360,000

0.0776
sq. m

0.6987
sq. m

2.79495
sq. m

279.495
sq. m

2794.95
sq. m

27,949.5
sq. m

Martini, 1883, page 334. balita = 2.794949 ares, which is an error.
S. Martin, 1901, balita = 27. 9494 ares.
International Critical Tables
, 1926, page 10. balita = 27.95 ares.

Subdivisions of the quiñones realengo

Using the braza de cuidad of Manila, = 8 piés, 7 pulgadas, and 6 líneas of the standard of Burgos, about 2.4012 meters.

   

quiñón realengo

   

balita

10

 

loan or bucan

10

100

square braza de cuidad

100

1000

10,000

5.766
sq. m

576.6
sq. m

5766
sq. m

57,666
sq. m

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