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A dunam or dönüm, dunum, donum is a unit of area. It is not an SI unit. The SI unit of area is the square metre (m²). The word unit means any of several things: Unit of measurement or physical unit, a fundamental quantity of measurement in science or engineering. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Jump to: navigation, search The International System of Units (abbreviated SI from the French language name Système International dUnités) is the most widely used system of units. ... Jump to: navigation, search The metre or (in American English) meter (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ...


Originally, a dönüm, from the Turkish dönmek (to turn), was the amount of land one man could till in one day. It was not precisely defined and varied considerably from place to place. It is still used, in various standardized versions, in many countries formerly part of the Ottoman empire. Jump to: navigation, search Imperial motto (Ottoman Turkish) Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (the Eternal State) The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Bursa (1335 - 1365), Edirne (1365-1453), Ä°stanbul (Constantinople) (1453-1922) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah of the Osmanli...


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Jump to: navigation, search Motto: None Anthem: Ymnos pros tin Eleutherian (English: Hymn to Freedom)1 Capital Nicosia Largest city Nicosia Official languages Greek and Turkish Government President Republic Tassos Papadopoulos 2 Independence Declared Recognised From the UK 16 August 1960 16 August 1960 3 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   9,250... Jump to: navigation, search Map of the territory under the British Mandate of Palestine. ... The West Bank The Palestinian National Authority (PNA or PA) is a semi-autonomous state institution nominally governing the bulk of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (which it calls the Palestinian Territories). It was established as a part of Oslo accords between the PLO and Israel. ... Jump to: navigation, search Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages, in Cyrillic Југославија) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ...

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A hectare (symbol ha) is a metric unit of area. ... For the municipality in Sweden, see Ã…re; for the boroughtown and rural municipality in Estonia see Are; for the language from Papua New Guinea see Are For the ARE see either Arab Republic of Egypt or Association for Research and Enlightenment An are (symbol a) is a unit of area. ... An acre is an English unit of area. ... This article is about the unit of measure known as the yard. ... A square foot is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 foot long. ...

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500 DUNAM ON THE MOON // Story (818 words)
Ayn Hawd al-Jadida, the unrecognized village nestled in the heart of the forest planted by the JNF, was all but forgotten.
Inspired by “Facing the Forests,” 500 DUNAM on the M00N inverts Yehoshua’s story (no more severed tongue) to document the art of dispossession and the creativity of the dispossessed.
For further reading see: The Object of Memory: Arab and Jew Narrate the Palestinian Village by Susan Slyomovics, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.
Dunam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (269 words)
A dunam or dönüm, dunum, donum is a unit of area used in the Ottoman Empire and still used, in various standardized versions, in many countries formerly part of the Ottoman Empire.
Before the end of the Ottoman Empire, the size of a dönüm was 919.3 square meters, but during the British Mandate of Palestine the metric dunam of 1,000 m² was adopted, and this is still used.
Other countries using a dunam of some size include Libya, Syria and the countries of the former Yugoslavia.
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