In Cyprus, a unit of area, = ¼ dönum = 400 square yards (approximately 334.5 square meters).
The maximum amount of land a foreigner may own is 1 dönum plus 1 evlek, that is, 5 evlek.
United Nations, 1966.
In Turkey, a unit of land area. The modern evlek is 100 square meters. The atik evlek = 400 square arşin, about 229.668 square meters. In addition certain locales have their own values:
in square meters
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