Which Units Came First in the Metric System?

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The first units of measurement to be developed were the metre, litre and kilogram. The metre was defined to be one ten-millionth of the distance from the Equator to the North Pole. The litre was to be the volume of one cubic decimeter and the kilogram was to be the weight of a litre of pure water.
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