USEFUL CONVERSION FACTORS

(Costa Rica)


  1. DISTANCE
    • Vara : 83.6 centimeters (pronounce bara).

  2. AREA
    • Manzana (Mz): 6,988.96 sq meters (note the symetrical numbers). Its a square of 100 Varas side.
    • Acre : 4,046.86 sq meters.

  3. VOLUME
    • Fanega (Fg): 400 litres.
    • Doble Hectolitro (D.H.): 200 litres.
    • Gallon (US): 3.785 litres.

  4. WEIGHT
    • Libra (lb): 460 grams.
    • Quintal (qq): 46 kilograms (100 Libras).
    • Saco (Bag): 69 kilograms (150 Libras or 1.5 Quintal).

  5. HINTS
    • One Fanega of fruits gives around one Quintal of Green Coffee.
    • One hectaria = 10,000 sq meters.