In Germany, since adoption of the metric system on 1 January 1872, a unit of capacity, = 1 liter (about 1.06 U.S. liquid quarts).
Earlier values: Hamburg, 1820:
In Norway, a unit of capacity, = 2 potter, about 1.930 liters.
In Sweden, a unit of capacity, = 2 stop, about 2.617 liters.
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