celemín [Spanish]

See also selamin.


In Bolivia, Columbia¹, Panama¹, Peru and Spain link to a chart showing relationships between Spanish units of dry capacity, ? – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of dry capacity, approximately 4.625 liters (about 0.13 U.S. bushel). For regional values in Spain, see the charts.

In the late 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of dry capacity for grain: in the province of Castellón, 4.15 liters, in the province of Vizcaya, 4.74 liters.² In this official compilation, only these two provinces reported its use.

1. United Nations, 1966.

2. Dirección General del Instituto Geográfico y Estadístico.
Equivalencias entre las Pesas y Medidas Usadas Antiguamente en las Diversas Provincias de España y las Legales del Sistema Métrico-Decimal.
Publicadas de Real Orden.
Madrid: Imprenta de la Dirección General del Instituto Geográfica y Estadístico, 1886.


In Ifni and Spain, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of area, = ¹⁄₁₂ fanegada = 4 quartillos = 48 square estadales = 768 square vara = 6912 square pie, approximately 536.63 square meters (about 0.133 acres).

United Nations, 1966.

Doursther, page 95.

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