# How is weight measured in Thailand?

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## What weight measurement is used in Thailand?

Thai system

Thai system Metric System
1 baht 15.16 grams
1 tamlung (4 Baht) 60 grams
1 chang (20 tamlung) 1.2 kg
1 haap (50 chang) 60 kg

## Does Thailand use metric?

Thailand does not have an Imperial or Metric system.

## What unit of measurement is used for weight?

The unit of measurement for weight is that of force, which in the International System of Units (SI) is the newton. For example, an object with a mass of one kilogram has a weight of about 9.8 newtons on the surface of the Earth, and about one-sixth as much on the Moon.

## What is Rai Thailand?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A rai (Thai: ไร่, pronounced [râj]) is a unit of area equal to 1,600 square metres (16 ares, 0.16 hectares, 0.3954 acres), and is used in measuring land area for a cadastre or cadastral map.

## How much weight is a baht?

One baht = 15.244 grams. Since the standard purity of Thai gold is 96.5 percent, the actual gold content of one baht by weight is 15.244 × 0.965 = 14.71046 grams; equivalent to about 0.473 troy ounces. 15.244 grams is used for bullion; in the case of jewellery, one baht should be more than 15.16 grams.

## Does Thailand use metric or imperial?

Thailand adopted the metric system on 17 December 1923. However, old Thai units are still in common use, especially for measurements of land. Before metrication, the traditional system of measurement used in Thailand employed anthropic units.

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