Convert Litres (L) to Bushels (bsh) | L in bsh

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This quick and easy calculator will convert Litres (L) to Bushels (bsh) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

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Quick Reference for Converting Litres to Bushels

bsh = L / 35.24
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Bushels, divide the number of Litres by 35.2
Litres (L) in 1 Bushel
There are 35.24 Litres in 1 Bushel
Bushels (bsh) in 1 Litre
There are 0.03 Bushels in 1 Litre

Unit Information

Symbol: L
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

What is the Litre?

The litre (or liter; US spelling) is a unit of volume and is a non-SI metric unit with the symbol L).

1 litre is equal to the volume in a cube with edges all measuring 10cm. There are 0.22 imperial gallons in a litre. Conversely, 1 imperial gallon is equal to 4.5461 gallons.

1 litre of water weights exactly 1 kilogram.

After the metric system was introduced in France in 1791, it took a couple of years for the entire country to implement it in everyday use. After much backlash, it was decided that the cubic metre was too big for everyday use. By 1795 it was announced that the former 'cadil' (0.001 cubic metres) had been given a new name; 'litre'.

Symbol: bsh
Unit System: Imperial

What is the Bushel?

The bushel is a unit of volume in the imperial unit system with the symbol bsh.

1 bushel is equal to 8 dry gallons, or 36.36872 litres.

The bushel was introduced in England as a unit to bridge the relatively large gap between a pound and a ton - and was used largely to measure volumes of liquid being imported and exported following the Norman Conquest such as wine and ale.

The name bushel comes from the ancient French 'boissiel' which means 'little box'.

Conversion Tables for Litres (L) to Bushels (bsh)