brazada

1

In El Salvador, ? – 20th century, a unit of length, approximately 1.6764 meters (approximately 5.5 feet). See braza.

United Nations, 1966.

2

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

In the town of Luribay in the department of La Paz, = 46 kilograms, used for “cebada berza”, a type of barley.

In the town of Potosi in the department of Potosi, = 8 kilograms, used for onions.

[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 14 and 29. (Page numbering is not continuous.)

brazada as a unit of land area in Bolivia

Department Town Area in
square meters
La Paz Viacha 1.75
Oruro Salinas de G. Mndoza 1.68

brazada as a unit of length in Bolivia

Department Town Length
in meters
Oruro Ancacatu, Huancané and Salinas de G. Mendoza 1.68
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz 1.68
Vallegrande 1.50
Potosi Puna 1.60
Sacaca 1.62
Surumi 1.65
Tinguipaya 1.50
Tomave 1.70
Cochabamba Arani, Totora 1.68
Quillacollo 1.60
Arque 1.70
La Paz Apolo, Inquisivi, Viacha 1.50
Chulumani 2.00
Omasuyos 1.68
Chuquisaca Monteagudo, Sud Cinti 1.68
H. Siles 1.70
Tarabuco 1.60
Zudañez 1.67

Resumen General de Medidas típicas de la República de Bolivia. Pages 16, 24, 33 and 36.

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