Cyprus litre

In Cyprus, ? – present¹, a unit of capacity, by a law enacted 20 May 1890 (No. XI., 1890)² = 2.8 imperial quarts, approximately 3.182 liters. Chaney also lists it as a unit of mass = 1.8 okes; the meaning of that escapes us (water weight?).

1. United Nations, 1966.

Technical Factors..., 1972, page 142.


2. Henry J. Chaney.
Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in use in the British Empire...
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1897.

Page 42.


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