# Tanzanian units of measurement

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Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanzanian_units_of_measurementA number of units of measurement have been used in Tanzania to measure length, mass, capacity, etc. The metric system was adopted in Tanzania from 1967 to 1969.^{[1]}

## Contents

## System before metric system

A number of units were used.

### Zanzibar

Several units were used in Zanzibar

#### Length

One ohra was equal to 0.571 m (22.48 in).^{[2]}

#### Weight

One bazla was equal to 15.525 kg (32.226 lb).^{[2]} One mane was equal to 2.0071 lb.^{[2]} One franzella of 36 rotoli was equal to 35.2822 lb.^{[2]}

#### Capacity

One djezla was equal to 257.4 l (7.305 bushels).^{[2]}

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