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space measurements

All areas valid worldwide today are based on the metric system Dimensions, In addition, very old area dimensions are still used in many European countries. Most of the hectares in Europe are hectares, most of them are in Anglo-American regions Acres for the size of vineyards common. The old area dimensions used to be based on the use of land. The names or hectare Sizes resulted from work performed - whether a vineyard was dug up, a field sown or plowed, or a meadow mowed. The area that a man could use a spade to dig in a vineyard in one day resulted in a digger. The morning and the yoke corresponded to the size of an arable area that could be plowed over in one morning. A day mowing or man mowing corresponded to the area that a mower managed to mow in one day.

In addition to the workload, sowing and harvesting were also used as criteria for determining the area. In the case of fields, it was the amount of seed specified by a measure (Metzen, Mutt, Star), in meadows it was the yield unit generated (Fuder, hay powder). The area sizes were often different and differed from region to region. They were not exact sizes, but rough approximations. There was also no great need for standardization within a country, because basic traffic was handled locally. It was not until the end of the 18th century that precisely sized sizes were introduced based on standard dimensions. Such was the square fathom before the introduction of the metric system.




field 2,250 - 5,530 m² German speaking area
acre 4,047 m² Anglo-American area
Ar 100 m² metric system
Campo 0.333 ha Northern Italy
Dekária 1,000 m² Cyprus
Graber (Grave, man grave) 540 m² / 577 m² Tyrol, South Tyrol, Vorarlberg
hectare (Ha) 10,000 m² / 100 ares metric system
hooves (Royal hooves = 2 hooves) 30 to 60 acres German speaking area
Jauch 36 ares / 18 ares Tyrol, Vorarlberg, South Tyrol
yoke 5,755 m² German speaking area
Jugerum (Iugerum) 2,520 m² ancient rome
Metzen (Whore) A diversity German speaking area
morning 2,500 m² German speaking area
Muttmahl 431 m² / 1,079 m² Tyrol, Vorarlberg, South Tyrol
Ouvrée 4.28 ares = 428 m² France
Square kilometers (km²) 1 million m², 100 ha metric system
Square fathoms - see fathom 2.9 to 3.6 m² German speaking area
Starland 720 m² / 1,116 m² Tyrol, Vorarlberg, South Tyrol
stremma 1,000 m² Greece
stroke 2,877 m² (half a yoke) German speaking area
day's work please refer morning German speaking area
ton 0.39 to 0.55 ha northern Europe
quarter 2,877 m² (half a yoke) Austria

See also other dimensional lists below drum types. bottles. capacity measures. units. wine vessels and Wine production volumes (all wine-growing countries with wine quantities and vineyards).

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