Land area and Distance Measurement Units used in Nepal
THE KOS IS AN ANCIENT UNIT OF DISTANCE MEASUREMENT THAT HAS BEEN IN USE FOR OVER THREE THOUSAND YEARS
In Nepal we use different units for measurement of land. In hilly regions we use Ropani-Ana-Paisa-Dam system while in Southern parts i.e. In Terai region we use Bhigha-Kattha-Dhur system. Here are the full list of measurement units that are commonly used in Nepal. In Nepal, some units of measurement are still used, although the metric system has been the official standard since 1968.
The kos is an ancient unit of distance measurement that has been in use for over three thousand years; evidence exists from Vedic times to the Mughal period, and even now elderly people in rural areas refer to distances from nearby areas in kos. A kos is about 2.25 miles. People spelled variously “Kos”, “Kosh”, “Krosh”, and “Koss” when rendered in the Latin alphabet.
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