In Costa Rica, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, approximately 453.10 grams (about 0.999 pounds).

United Nations, 1966.


In the province of Zulia in Venezuela A map showing the location of Venezuela., 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity used for fruits, equal to the space enclosing 5 to 12 kilograms, approximately 11 to 26 pounds.

United Nations, 1966.


In Bolivia, ? – 20ᵗʰ century, various units of liquid capacity:

Department Town Volume in liters Commodity
La Paz Caupolicán 21.78 alcohol
Potosi Sacaca 16  
Uncía 20 chicha
Oruro Oruro 18 chicha, alcohol
Santa Cruz Camiri 16 alcohol
Cochabamba Arque 24 chicha
Punata 24 liquids
Quillacollo 26 liquids

[Bolivia] Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganaderia y Colonizacion. Dirección General de Economia Rural.
Resumen General de Medidas típicas de la República de Bolivia.
Corrected and revised by the Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones.
[La Paz]: Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones, 1956.

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In Panama, ? – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity for rice, defined as mass: 11.33 kilograms (24.99 pounds) of milled rice, or 16.32 kg (35.99 lb) of rough rice.

FAO Rice Report 1974-75.
Rome: FAO, 1975.

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