In the Netherlands, ? – 20th century, the Amsterdam voet, a unit of length, 28.31 centimeters (about 11.147 inches). Prior to metrication in 1817, the voet was divided into 11 duime; the duim after 1817 = 1 centimeter exactly.
The Amsterdam voet also occurs in South Africa.
United Nations, 1966.
The Rhenish voet, identical to the Prussian Fuss, = 313.85 millimeters.
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