Latvian units of measurement
A number of units of measurements were used in Latvia to measure length, mass, area, and so on. Russian and local measures were used since 1845, and the former system before those, was that of the Netherlands.
System before metric system
A number of units were used in Russian and local systems.
1 elle = 0.537 m
1 quartier = 1⁄4 elle
1 pourvete = 25 kapp
1 loofstelle = 25 kapp
- Washburn, E.W. (1926). International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology. New York: McGraw-Hil Book Company, Inc. p. 9. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
- Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. pp. 119, 120. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1.