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Tunisian units of measurement

A number of different units of measurement were used in Tunisia to measure length, mass, capacity, etc. In Tunisia, Metric System is compulsory since 1895.^{[1]}^{[2]}

According to some sources, one rottolo (rotl) was equal to 1.1175 lb, and rotl sucky for meat, etc. was equal to 1.2582 lb, and one rotl ghredari for vegetables was equal to 1.4098 lb.^{[4]} One metical for gold and silver was equal to 59.7 grains.
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Capacity

Several units were used.

Liquid

One metter (mitre) was equal to 2.6417 gallon.^{[4]}

Dry

One cafisso (cafiz^{[4]}) was equal to 496 l, and one millerole (Marseilles) was approximately equal to 64 l.^{[1]}^{[3]} Some other units are given below:

1 saah= ^{1}⁄_{128} cafisso

1 whiba = ^{1}⁄_{16} cafisso.^{[1]}^{[3]}

References

^ ^{a}^{b}^{c}^{d}^{e}^{f}^{g}^{h}Washburn, E.W. (1926). International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology. 1. New York: McGraw-Hil Book Company, Inc. p. 13.

^Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. p. 7. ISBN978-1-4471-1122-1.

^ ^{a}^{b}^{c}^{d}Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. p. 126. ISBN978-1-4471-1122-1.

^ ^{a}^{b}^{c}^{d}^{e}^{f}Clarke, F.W. (1891). Weights Measures and Money of All Nations. New York: D. Appleton & Company. p. 74.