Early French Measurement



Early French Measurement

French Unit

English Equivalent

Metric Equivalent

pied

1.066 feet

.325 m

toise (6 pieds)

6.40 feet

1.95 m

perche (3 toises)

19.18 feet

5.85 m

arpent (10 perches)

191.8 feet

58.5 m

lieue (84 arpents)

3.05 miles

4.91 km

For more information see the article weights & measures.