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See also: pik

In the eastern Mediterranean, a unit of length usually applied to textiles:

In Cyprus, ? – 20th century, 24 inches (approximately 60.96 centimeters), by Law XI, passed 20 May 1890

In Lebanon, 68 centimeters for textiles, 75.8 centimeters for agriculture.²

In Syria A map showing the location of Syria., in Damascus, 20th century, 70 centimeters. In Aleppo and Homs, 20th century, 68 centimeters.²

1. 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.

2. United Nations, 1966.

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