In Spain, a unit of area used for agricultural land, originally the amount of land that would be sown with a cahiz of grain (thus a seed measure of land).

In the province of Zaragoza, where it may have been most common, an area of 5,457 square varas, approximately 3814.3 square meters.

In Castellón, 6700 square meters.

In the province of Valencia, 4154.23 square meters (Doursther 1840). link to chart showing relationships between units of land area in Valencia


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