gōngdàn [Chinese 公石]

In China, 1959 – present, two units:


A unit of mass in the gong zhì simplified metric system, = 100 kilograms (UN, 1966). The ideogram gong may be translated “general,” “public” or “international,” so this is an international dan, that is, metric. The old dan = 10 dou.


A unit of capacity = 100 liters.

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