A unit of mass in Lebanon and Syria opens map showing location of Syria, 20ᵗʰ century. A type of ratl.

In Lebanon, approximately 2.564 kilograms (approximately 5.653 pounds av.).

In Syria its value varies from place to place, ranging from a high of 3.205 kilograms in Aleppo and Homs, to 2.5 kilograms in Soueida.


In Turkey, 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity, about 1.428 liters, about 2.513 imperial pints.

Where is Syria?

A map showing the location of Syria.

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