In Saudi Arabia and Sudan globe icon., 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of length, = 1 inch.¹ According to Amery, writing in 1905, this unit was then “little used” in the Sudan.²

1. United Nations, 1966.

2. H[arald] F[rançois] S[aphir] Amery.
English-Arabic Vocabulary for the Use of Officials of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, compiled in the Intelligence Department of the Egyptian Army.
Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office, 1905.

Page 429.


In Saudi Arabia, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of area, = 1 square inch.

United Nations, 1966.

X A map showing the location of Sudan.

Where is Sudan?

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