India under Akbar the Great (ruled 1556 – 1605)

units of length

yojana

krosa or cos

4

tenab

100

400

bambou

4

400

1600

vansa

2

8

800

3200

danda

5

20

2000

8000

guz

12½

50

5000

20,000

hasta

1.6

4

10

20

80

8000

32.000

angula

24

38.4

96

240

480

1920

192,000

768.000

yava

8

192

307.2

768

1920

3840

15,360

1,536,000

6,144,000

3.3
mm

2.67
cm

64
cm

1.0
m

2.56
m

6.4
m

12.8
m

51.2
m

5.12
km

20.5
km

Based on equivalents from Doursther.

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