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** Shoe size **

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World's largest pair of shoes, Riverbank Center, Philippines - 5.29 metres
(17.4 ft) long and 2.37 metres(7.75 ft) wide, equivalent to a French shoe
size of 753

A *shoe size* is an alphanumerical indication of the fitting size of a shoe
for a person. Often it just consists of a number indicating the length
because many shoemakers only provide a standard width for economic reasons.
There are several different shoe-size systems that are used worldwide.
These systems differ in what they measure, what unit of measurement they
use, and where the size 0 (or 1) is positioned. Only a few systems also
take the width of the feet into account. Some regions use different
shoe-size systems for different types of shoes (e.g., men's, women's,
children's, sport, or safety shoes).

*Contents*

· 1 Deriving the shoe size

· 1.1 Foot versus shoe and last
· 1.2 Length
· 1.3 Zero point
· 1.4 Width

· 2 Common sizing systems

· 2.1 Mondopoint
· 2.2 United Kingdom and Ireland
· 2.3 Australia / New Zealand
· 2.4 United States and Canada

· 2.4.1 Customary
· 2.4.2 Children's
· 2.4.3 Brannock Device
· 2.4.4 Foot Scanner

· 2.5 Europe
· 2.6 Asia
· 2.7 Mexico
· 2.8 USSR (Russia / CIS)

· 3 See also
· 4 References
· 5 External links

*Deriving the shoe size[edit]*

-Foot versus shoe and


Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe_size

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