In Turkey, the traditional unit is now called the eski okka 'old oka' or kara okka 'black okka'; the yeni okka 'new okka' is the kilogram.
In Greece, the oka was standardized at 1.282 kg and remained in use until traditional units were abolished on March 31, 1959—the metric system had been adopted in 1876, but the older units remained in use. In Cyprus, the oka remained in use until the 1980s.
In Egypt, the monetary oka weighted 1.23536 kg. In Tripolitania, it weighed 1.2208 kg, equal to 2½ artals.
The oka was also used as a unit of volume. In Wallachia, it was 1.283 liters of liquid and 1.537 l of grain (dry measure). In Greece, an oka of oil was 1.280 kg.