An Arabic word which gave rise to numerous units, from Spain to India. Compare caffiso, cafiz


In Iran opens map showing location of Iran, ? – 20ᵗʰ ¹ century, a unit of area, = 100 square meters (0.027 acre).

1. United Nations, 1966.


In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass and a unit of land area.

Ḳafíz, A[rabic]. () a measure containing about 64 lbs., a measure of space, a square of about 124 cubits.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 247.

World map showing the location of Iran, east of the Persian Gulf, south of the Caspian (or Arabian) Sea, and west of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Where is Iran?

Sorry. No information on contributors is available for this page.

home | units index  | search |  contact drawing of envelope | contributors | 
help | privacy | terms of use