The following table embraces only such weights and measures as are given from time to time in Consular Reports and in Commercial Relations:

Foreign weights and measures, with American equivalents.

Denominations.

Where Used.

American Equivalents.

Almude..................

Portugal..............

4.422 gallons.

Ardeb...................

Egypt...............

7.6907 bushels.

Are.....................

Metric.............

0.02471 acre.

Arobe...................

Paraguay....................

25 pounds.

Arratel or libra...............

Portugal....................

1.011 pounds.

Arroba (dry).................

Argentine Republic.............

25.3175 pounds.

Do....................

Brazil...................

32.38 pounds.

Do....................

Cuba..................

25.3664 pounds

Do....................

Portugal...................

32.38 pounds.

Do....................

Spain.......................

25.36 pounds.

Do....................

Venezuela...............

25.4024 pounds.

Arroba (liquid)................

Cuba, Spain, and Venezuela..............

4.263 gallons.

Arshine..................

Russia............

28 inches.

Arshine (square)..........

Do.................

5.44 square feet.

Artel....................

Morocco..................

1.12 pounds.

Baril....................

Argentine Republic and Mexico.......

20.0787 gallons.

Barrel.........

Malta (customs).........

11.4 gallons.

Do....................

Spain (raisins)...............

100 pounds.

Batman or tabriz.........

Persia................

6.49 pounds.

Berkovets...............

Russia.............

361.12 pounds.

Bongkal.............

India.................

832 grains.

Bouw.......................

Sumatra...........

7,096.5 square meters.

Bu......................

Japan............

0.1 inch.

Butt (wine). . ............

Spain...............

140 gallons.

Caffiso..................

Malta................

5.4 gallons.

Candy...................

India (Bombay)............

529 pounds.

Do....................

India (Madras)..........

500 pounds.

Cantar........................

Morocco..............

113 pounds.

Do....................

Syria (Damascus)............

575 pounds.

Do....................

Turkey.........

124.7036 pounds.

Cantaro (cantar)......................

Malta..............

175 pounds.

Carga................

Mexico and Salvador.............

300 pounds.

Catty....................

China.............

1.333⅓ (1⅓) pounds.

Do.1..................

Japan..............

1.31 pounds.

Do....................

Java, Siam, and Malacca.............

1.35 pounds.

Do....................

Sumatra.............

2.12 pounds.

Centaro..................

Central America.................

4.2631 gallons.

Centner...........................

Bremen and Brunswick............

117.5 pounds.

Do....................

Darmstadt.................

110.24 pounds.

Do....................

Denmark and Norway............

110.11 pounds.

Do....................

Nuremberg................

112.43 pounds.

Do....................

Prussia.............

113.44 pounds.

Do....................

Sweden.............

93.7 pounds.

Do....................

Vienna............

123.5 pounds.

Do....... ............

Zollverein...........

110.24 pounds.

1 More frequently called "kin." Among merchants in the treaty ports it equals 1.33⅓ pounds avoirdupois.

Denominations.

Where Used.

American Equivalents.

Centner...............

Double or metric.....................

220.46 pounds.

Chetvert................

Russia..............

5.7748 bushels.

Chih...................

China....................

14 inches.

Coyan..................

Sarawak...................

3,098 pounds

Do..................

Siam (Koyan)..............

2,667 pounds.

Cuadra..................

Argentine Republic..................

4.2 acres.

Do...................

Paraguay................

78.9 yards.

Do..................

Paraguay (square)................

8.077 square feet.

Do...................

Uruguay...................

Nearly 2 acres.

Cubic meter.............

Metric................

35.3 cubic feet.

Cwt. (hundredweight)......

British...............

112 pounds.

Dessiatine...............

Russia................

2.6997 acres.

Do. ...................

Spain................

1.599 bushels.

Drachme...............

Greece..................

Half ounce.

Fanega (dry).............

Central America................

1.5745 bushels.

Do....................

Chile.............

2.575 bushels.

Do...................

Cuba......................

1.599 bushels.

Do..................

Mexico..................

1.54728 bushels.

Do....................

Morocco......................

Strike fanega, 70 pounds; full fanega, 118 pounds.

Do...................

Uruguay (double).............

7.776 bushels.

Do..................

Uruguay (single)..............

3.888 bushels.

Do..................

Venezuela...............

1.599 bushels.

Fanega (liquid).........

Spain..............

16 gallons.

Feddan...............

Egypt.................

1.03 acres.

Frail (raisins)................

Spain.....................

50 pounds.

Frasco.................

Argentine Republic............

2.5096 quarts.

Do..................

Mexico.................

2.5 quarts.

Frasila..............

Zanzibar..............

35 pounds.

Fuder...............

Luxemburg............

264.17 gallons.

Funt...................

Russia..............

0.9028 pound.

Granice.................

Russian Poland.................

0.88 gallon.

Gram........................

Metric.............

15.432 grains.

Hectare.............

Do..................

2.471 acres.

Hectoliter.

Dry...................

Do

2.838 bushels.

Liquid................

Do

26.417 gallons.

Joch..................

Austria-Hungary....................

1.422 acres.

Ken.....................

Japan......................

6 feet.

Kilogram (kilo)...........

Metric...................

2.2046 pounds.

Kilometer................

Do....................

0.621376 mile.

Klafter..................

Russia................

216 cubic feet.

Koku....................

Japan...............

4.9629 bushels.

Korree......................................

Russia..............

3.5 bushels

Kwan.................

Japan................

8.28 pounds.

Last..............................

Belgium and Holland.................

85.134 bushels.

Do. ..............

England (dry malt).................

82.52 bushels.

Do..................

Germany...............

2 metric tons (4,480 pounds).

Do...................

Prussia.................

112.29 bushels.

Do...................

Russian Poland.........................

11⅜ bushels.

Do...................

Spain (salt).................

4,760 pounds.

League (land).................

Paraguay.................

4,633 acres.

Li......................

China.................

2,115 feet.

Libra (pound)......................

Argentine Republic................

1.0127 pounds.

Do..................

Central America.................

1.043 pounds.

Do....................

Chile...............

1.014 pounds.

Do....................

Cuba..................

1.0161 pounds.

Do...................

Mexico..............

1.01465 pounds.

Do....................

Peru..................

1.0143 pounds.

Do...................

Portugal...............

1.011 pounds.

Do...................

Spain..............

1.0144 pounds.

Do...................

Uruguay...........

1.0143 pounds.

Do....................

Venezuela...............

1.0161 pounds.

Liter...........................

Metric..............

1.0567 quarts.

Livre (pound)...................

Greece..............

1.1 pounds.

Do...................

Guiana..............

1.0791 pounds.

Load...........................

England (timber)....................

Square, 50 cubic feet; unhewn, 40 cubic feet; inch planks, 600 superficial feet.

Manzana..................

Costa Rica......................

15/6 acres.

Do..................

Nicaragua and Salvador..................

1.727 acres.

Denominations.

Where Used.

American Equivalents.

Marc........

Bolivia

0.507 pound.

Maund.........

India

82 2/7 pounds.

Meter...........

Metric

39.37 inches.

Mil.....................

Denmark.

4.68 miles.

Do...................

Denmark (geographical

4.61 miles.

Milla..................

Nicaragua and Honduras

1.1493 miles.

Morgen..................

Prussia

0.63 acre.

Oke.....................

Egypt.

2.7225 pounds.

Do...................

Greece.

2.84 pounds.

Do...................

Hungary

3.0817 pounds.

Do....................

Turkey

2.82838 pounds.

Do....................

Hungary and Wallachia

2.5 pints.

Pic......................

Egypt........

21 inches.

Picul....................

Borneo and Celebes

135.64 pounds.

Do....................

China, Japan, and Sumatra

133⅓ pounds.

Do....................

Java

135.1 pounds.

Do. ..................

Philippine Islands

137.9 pounds.

Pie......................

Argentine Republic.

0.9478 foot.

Do....................

Spain

0.91407 foot.

Pik.....................

Turkey

27.9 inches.

Pood....................

Russia.

36.112 pounds.

Pund (pound)

Denmark and Sweden.

1.102 pounds.

Quarter...................

Great Britain.

8.252 bushels.

Do...................

London (coal)

36 bushels.

Quintal....................

Argentine Republic.

101.42 pounds.

Do...................

Brazil

130.06 pounds.

Do.................

Castile,1 Chile, Mexico. and Peru

101.41 pounds.

Do....................

Greece.

123.2 pounds.

Do..................................

Newfoundland (fish).

112 pounds.

Do....................

Paraguay

100 pounds.

Do...........

Syria

125 pounds.

Do....................

Metric.

220.46 pounds,

Rottle..................

Palestine.

6 pounds.

Do....................

Syria

5 pounds.

Sagene.................

Russia

7 feet.

Salm....................

Malta

490 pounds.

Se.....................

Japan

0.02451 acre.

Seer..............

India

1 pound 13 ounces.

Shaku...................

Japan

11.9305 inches.

Sho.....................

Do

1.6 quarts.

Standard (St. Petersburg). .

Lumber measure.

165 cubic feet.

Stone................

British

14 pounds.

Suerte...............

Uruguay.

2,700 cuadras (see cuadra).

Sun....................

Japan

1.193 inches.

Tael.....................

Cochin China.

590.75 grains (troy).

Tan.....................

Japan.

0.25 acre.

To......................

Do

2 pecks.

Ton.................

Space measure.

40 cubic feet.

Tonde (cereals)...............

Denmark

3.94783 bushels.

Tondeland...............

Do

1.36 acres.

Tsubo...................

Japan.

6 feet square.

Tsun...................

China

1.41 inches.

Tunna.............................

Sweden.

4.5 bushels.

Tunnland................

Sweden.

1.22 acres.

Vara...................

Argentine Republic

34.1208 inches.

Do....................

Central America

32.87 inches.

Do....................

Chile and Peru.

33.367 inches.

Do....................

Cuba

33.384 inches.

Do....................

Curacao

33.375 inches.

Do....................

Mexico

33 inches.

Do....................

Paraguay

34 inches.

Do....................

Spain.

0.914117 yard.

Do...................

Venezuela

33.384 inches.

Vedro..................

Russia

2.707 gallons.

Vergees..............

Isle of Jersey

71.1 square rods.

Verst.................

Russia

0.663 mile.

Vlocka..................

Russian Poland

41.98 acres.

1 Although the metric weights are used officially in Spain, the Castile quintal is employed in commerce in the Peninsula and colonies, save in Catalonia; the Catalan quintal equals 91.71 pounds.