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Hvat

Hvat is a historical unit of length that was common in Serbia and Croatia, analogous to fathom. The measurement system based on the hvat is called hvatski sistem (literally "hvat system").

1 hvat equals:

  • 6 × stopa (stopa is analogous to Austrian "Vienna foot" = 0.316080640 metres.);
  • 72 × palac (1 stopa = 12 × palac; palac is analogous to Austrian "Vienna inch" = 2.6340053 cm);
  • 1.89648384 metres.

1 metre equals 0.527292 hvats.