Celebrate Metrology Day With Meters Of Fun

Celebrate Metrology Day With Meters Of Fun

Today we celebrate the Metre Convention of 1875, which set in place a plan for worldwide uniformity measurement. So to commemorate this day we are giving you the three countries that have yet to formally accept the metric system, as well as eight of the first adopters of the system of note.

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Belgium and the Netherlands were the same country until 1830, so they really only should count as 1.

 

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