almud

See also almude.

From the Arabic, from the Latin modius.

1

In Spain, a unit of dry capacity, about 4.63 liters. a chart showing relationships between Spanish units of dry capacity

In the Canary Islands, at Las Palmas 5.50 liters, but at La Guia, 5.68 liters.

2

In Chile globe icon, ? – 20th century , a unit of dry capacity used for cereals, approximately 8.08 liters (approximately 7.34 U. S. dry quarts).

United Nations, 1966.

Technical Factors..., 1972, page 132.

3

In Ecuador, ? – 20th century , a unit of mass, = 28 libras = 12.88 kilograms (approximately 28.4 pounds av.). chart symbol

United Nations, 1966.

Technical Factors..., 1972, page 150.

4

In Mexico, ? – 20th century , a unit of dry capacity, approximately 7.568 liters (approximately 6.87 U.S. dry quarts).

United Nations, 1966.

5

In Venezuela globe icon, ? – 20th century, two units:

United Nations, 1966.

6

In Belize globe icon, ? – 20th century , a unit of capacity, = 5 imperial quarts (approximately 5.683 liters).

United Nations, 1966.

7

In Puerto Rico, a unit of capacity = 20 liters, defined by Mandatory Decree No. 58, Agricultural Phase of the Coffee Industry.

www.lexjuris.com/JSM/lexdm58.htm

8

In Bolivia, ? – 20th century, various units of mass:

Department Town Mass
in kilograms
Commodity
Cochabamba Tarata 7.36 grain
Potosi Arampampa 4.14 grain
Sacaca 3 grain
Santa Cruz Buena Vista 14.72 grain
Montero 14.72 rice
16.10 maize
Portachuelo 14.72 rice
Santa Cruz 13.80 grain
Warnes 14.72 rice
16.10 maize

[Bolivia] Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganaderia y Colonizacion. Dirección General de Economia Rural.
Resumen General de Medidas típicas de la República de Bolivia.
Corrected and revised by the Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones.
[La Paz]: Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones, 1956.

Page 21, 29 and 38. (Page numbering is not continuous.)

9

In Bolivia, ? – 20th century, various units of land area:

Department Town Area
in square meters
Chuquisaca Azurduy 15
Cochabamba Arque, Cliza, Cochabamba, Punata, Sacaba, Tarata 905.50
Aiquile 804.90
Capinota 804.00
Quillacollo 804.95
Potosi Arampampa, Potosi, Uyuni 905.50
Cotagaita, Puna 1,000.00
Santa Cruz Concepción 100
Lagunillas 905.50
Montero 1000
Portachuelo 8400
Santa Cruz 840
San José 7056
Tarija San Lorenzo 967.68
Beni Loreto 7,056
Reyes, San Borja, San Ignacio 8,400
Santa Ana 640
Pando Las Piedras 10,000

[Bolivia] Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganaderia y Colonizacion. Dirección General de Economia Rural.
Resumen General de Medidas típicas de la República de Bolivia.
Corrected and revised by the Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones.
[La Paz]: Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones, 1956.

Page 12, 25, 31, 40, 44, 46 and 48. (Page numbering is not continuous.)

10

In the Territory of New Mexico of the United States, by an act of 12 January 1852, the almud was legalized as a unit of capacity = 1/6 of a half fanega, which was defined as 2476¼ cubic inches, making the almud 412.71 cubic inches.

Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Construction and Distribution of Weights and Measures.
Senate. 34th Congress, 3rd Session. Ex. Doc. No. 27.
Washington: A.O. P. Nicholson, Printer, 1857.

Page 83. The author of the report was A. D. Bache.

11

In Argentina

Locale   Liters
Santa Fe   18.33
Corrientes   21.49
Santiago   28.93
Salta old almud, fanega = 10 almudes 25.09
new almud, fanega = 12 almudes 31.43
Tucuman   28.50
  30.88
Cordoba   18.08
San Juan   11.45
Mendoza   9.31
Catamarca   17.73
Rioja   16.50
San Luis   16.76
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