Units of measurement used in Syria

A number of units of measurement were used in Syria to measure length, mass, capacity, etc. The metric system was adopted in 1935 in Syria.^{[1]}

System before metric system
A number of units were used.

Length
One pic was equal to 0.582 m.^{[2]} ^{[3]}

Mass
A number of units were used to measure mass. One rottolo was equal to 1.785 kg.^{[2]} ^{[3]} Some other units were given below:

1 drachme = 1 ⁄600 rottolo

1 pesi = 1 ⁄600 rottolo

1 metecali = 1 ⁄400 rottolo

1 mitcal = 1 ⁄400 rottolo

1 once = 1 ⁄60 rottolo

1 zurbo = 27+ 1 ⁄2 rottolo

1 cola = 35 rottolo

1 cantar = 100 rottolo.^{[2]} ^{[3]}

Capacity
Several units were used to measure capacity. One rotl was equal to 3.2 L .^{[2]} ^{[3]} Some other units are given below:

1 makuk = 250 rotl

1 ((transl|ar|italic=no|garava = 450 rotl.^{[2]} ^{[3]}