In Costa Rica and Nicaragua, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, = 16 kilograms (approximately 35.27 pounds avoirdupois).

United Nations, 1966.


In Venezuela globe icon, a unit of mass used for maize, cacao, and fruits, varying from 18 to 63 kilograms (approximately 42 – 139 pounds avoirdupois).

United Nations, 1966.


In Bolivia, ? – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass:

Department Town Mass
in kilograms
Beni Vaca Diez 23 chestnuts
Villa Bella 22 chestnuts
Pando Las Piedras 23 chestnuts

[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.

Pages 45 and 47. (Page numbering is not continuous.)

X A map showing the location of Venezuela.

Where is Venezuela?

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