zahab [arabic ذهب]

In Asir, a region in Saudi Arabia, ? – early 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of land area, about @ square meters.

 

     

feddan

   

zahab

2

 

rakib

4

8

felleja

2

8

16

 

 

 

?

sources

1

Land is measured as follows, the feddan being somewhat smaller than the Egyptian feddan :
2 fellejs = 1 rakib
4 rakibs = 2 zahab
2 zahabs = = 1 feddan.

Prepared by the Arab Bureau, Cairo.
Handbook of Asir. First Edition, June 1, 1916.
Cairo: Government Press, 1916.
Page 17.

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