# Length Converters

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### Popular Length & Distance Converters:

### Objective of Measurement:

Measurement is the most important aspect of our life. We use measurement in science, engineering, business trading, personal life, education, and more other fields. As technology is growing day by day so we need a highly accurate and easy convenient global measuring system in each and every field. It is essential to use standard measurement in every field that everyone to be sure that they not get cheated.

### History of measurement:

In history for measurement people used the human body as a tool. For measuring length used forearm, hand, foot & finger as a unit. Same way for measuring weight oldest method for measuring the length is "Cubit", It is a length of the arm (from fingertip to the elbow). The foot, finger is a subdivided shorter unit of a length. This type of measurement is not accurate cause different in size of the arm & finger for different people & some of the countries still using it. In history, there were lots of measuring systems developed but mostly used imperial, the metric system of measurement. We use these systems for measure distances, volume, mass & weight, speed, area etc. Due to this a major problem everyone is facing while doing trading between the countries. A huge improvement in civilization, It necessary to improve measuring standards. Nowadays International Standard (SI) units are used as a global measurement system.

### Length - Unit Converter:

Our Unit Converter will convert the length units Meters (m), Kilometers (km), Centimeters (cm), Millimeters (mm) , Micrometers, Nanometers, Miles (m or mi), Yard (yd), Foot (ft), Inch (in), Light Year to vice versa from imperial to metric system with metric conversion table. It specially designed to convert cm to inches, inches to cm, mm to inches, inches to mm, km to miles, miles to km, cm to feet, feet to cm, inches to feet, feet to inches, meters to yards, yards to meters.

Length converters & it's abbreviations | |||||
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Unit | Abbreviation | Unit | Abbreviation | Unit | Abbreviation |

meter | m | kilometer | km | decimeter | dm |

centimeter | cm | millimeter | mm | micrometer | µm |

nanometer | nm | mile | mi, mi (Int) | yard | yd |

foot | ft | inch | in | light year | ly |

exameter | Em | petameter | Pm | terameter | Tm |

gigameter | Gm | megameter | Mm | hectometer | hm |

dekameter | dam | micron | µ | picometer | pm |

femtometer | fm | attometer | am | megaparsec | Mpc |

kiloparsec | kpc | parsec | pc | astronomical unit | AU, UA |

league | (statute) st. league | nautical league | (int.) | nautical mile | (UK) NM (UK), M, NM, or nmi |

nautical mile (international) | M, NM, or nmi | mile (statute) | mi, mi (US) | mile (US survey) | mi |

mile (Roman) | m.p | kiloyard | kyd | furlong | fur |

furlong (US survey) | fur | chain | ch | chain (US survey) | ch |

roperod | rd | rod (US survey) | rd | perchpolefathom | fath |

fathom (US survey) | fath | ellfoot (US survey) | ft | link | li |

link (US survey) | li | inch (US survey) | in | barleycornmil | mil, thou |

microinchangstrom | A | a. u. of length | a. u., b | X-unit | X |

fermi | F, f | arpent | - | pica | p |

point | p, pt | twip | - | aln | aln |

famn | - | caliber | cl | centiinch | cin |

ken | ken | reed | - | handbreadth | - |

fingerbreadth | - | Planck length | ℓP | Electron radius (classical) | - |

Bohr radius | b, a. u. | Earth equatorial radius | r earth | Earth polar radius | R E |

Earth distance from sun | AU | Sun radius | - |

Complete list of Length converter units and its conversion.

- 1 centimeter [cm] = 0.01 meter [m]

cm to m - 1 centimeter [cm] = 10 millimeter [mm]

cm to mm - 1 centimeter [cm] = 0.032808399 foot [ft]

cm to feet

- 1 inch [in] = 25.4 millimeter [mm]

inches to mm - 1 inch [in] = 0.0254 meter [m]

inches to meters - 1 inch [in] = 0.0833333333 foot [ft]

inches to feet

- 1 meter [m] = 39.37007874 inch [in]

meters to inches - 1 foot [ft] = 30.48 centimeter [cm]

feet to cm - 1 foot [ft] = 0.0001893939 mile [mi, mi(Int)]

feet in a mile

- 1 foot [ft] = 12 inch [in]

feet to inches - 1 kilometer [km] = 1000 meter [m]

km to m - 1 kilometer [km] = 0.6213711922 mile [mi, mi(Int)]

kilometers to miles

- 1 centimeter [cm] = 0.3937007874 inch [in]

cm to inches - 1 foot [ft] = 0.3048 meter [m]

feet to meters - 1 inch [in] = 0.0277777778 yard [yd]

cm to km

- 1 inch [in] = 0.0277777778 yard [yd]

inches to yards - 1 meter [m] = 3.280839895 foot [ft]

m to ft - 1 meter [m] = 3.280839895 foot [ft]

meters to feet

- 1 meter [m] = 0.001 kilometer [km]

m to km - 1 meter [m] = 1000000000 nanometer [nm]

meters to nanometers - 1 meter [m] = 100 centimeter [cm]

m to cm

- 1 meter [m] = 1.0936132983 yard [yd]

meters to yards - 1 meter [m] = 0.0006213712 mile [mi, mi(Int)]

meters to miles - 1 meter [m] = 1000 millimeter [mm]

m to mm

- 1 foot [ft] = 304.8 millimeter [mm]

feet to mm - 1 foot [ft] = 0.3333333333 yard [yd]

feet to yards - 1 kilometer [km] = 100000 centimeter [cm]

km to cm

- 1 mile [mi, mi(Int)] = 1760 yard [yd]

miles to yards - 1 mile [mi, mi(Int)] = 1609.344 meter [m]

miles to meters - 1 centimeter [cm] = 10000 micrometer [µm]

centimeters to micrometers

- 1 centimeter [cm] = 0.0000062137 mile [mi, mi(Int)]

cm to miles - 1 inch [in] = 0.0000157828 mile [mi, mi(Int)]

inches in a mile - 1 inch [in] = 25400 micron [µ]

inches to microns

- 1 inch [in] = 72 point

inches to points - 1 meter [m] = 10 decimeter [dm]

meter to decimeter - 1 meter [m] = 1000000 micrometer [µm]

meter to micrometer

- 1 meter [m] = 0.1 dekameter [dam]

meter to dekameter - 1 hectometer [hm] = 100 meter [m]

hectometer to meter - 1 meter [m] = 10000000000 angstrom [A]

meters to angstroms

- 1 foot [ft] = 0.1666666667 fathom [fath]

feet in a fathom - 1 kilometer [km] = 1000000 millimeter [mm]

kilometers to millimeters - 1 mile [mi, mi(Int)] = 63360 inch [in]

miles to inches

- 1 league [lea] = 3 mile [mi, mi(Int)]

leagues to miles - 1 league [lea] = 3 mile [mi, mi(Int)]

furlongs in a mile - 1 meter [m] = 1.E-9 gigameter [Gm]

meters to gigameters

- 1 meter [m] = 0.000001 megameter [Mm]

meter to megameter - 1 meter [m] = 1000000000000 picometer [pm]

meter to picometer - 1 meter [m] = 1000000 micron [µ]

meter to micron

- 1 meter [m] = 0.0497096954 chain [ch]

meter to chain - 1 meter [m] = 0.0049709695 furlong [fur]

meters to furlongs - 1 meter [m] = 0.5468066492 fathom [fath]

meters to fathoms

- 1 foot [ft] = 3.048 decimeter [dm]

feet to decimeters - 1 foot [ft] = 0.0003048 kilometer [km]

foot to kilometer - 1 foot [ft] = 0.0606060606 perch

feet to perch

- 1 kilometer [km] = 1093.6132983 yard [yd]

kilometers to yards - 1 kilometer [km] = 10000 decimeter [dm]

kilometers to decimeters - 1 kilometer [km] = 1000000000000 nanometer [nm]

kilometers to nanometers

- 1 kilometer [km] = 39370.07874 inch [in]

kilometers to inches - 1 kilometer [km] = 10 hectometer [hm]

kilometer to hectometer - 1 mile [mi, mi(Int)] = 160934.4 centimeter [cm]

miles to centimeters

- 1 mile [mi, mi(Int)] = 63360000 mil [mil, thou]

miles to mil - 1 centimeter [cm] = 0.010936133 yard [yd]

centimeter to yard - 1 centimeter [cm] = 10000000 nanometer [nm]

centimeters to nanometers

- 1 centimeter [cm] = 0.1 decimeter [dm]

centimeter to decimeter - 1 centimeter [cm] = 10000000000 picometer [pm]

centimeters to picometers - 1 centimeter [cm] = 0.0001 hectometer [hm]

centimeters to hectometers

- 1 light year = 9460730472580 kilometer

light years to km - 1 exameter = 1000000000000000000 meter

exameter to meter - 1 petameter = 1000000000000000 meter

petameter to meter

- 1 terameter = 1000000000000 meter

terameter to meter - 1 femtometer = 9.999999999E-16 meter

femtometer to meter - 1 attometer = 1.E-18 meter

attometer to meter

- 1 megaparsec = 30856775812799586000 kilometer

megaparsec to km - 1 kiloparsec = 3261.5637769 light year

kiloparsec to light year - 1 parsec = 30856775812799588 meter

parsec to meters

- 1 astronomical unit = 149597870.69 kilometer

astronomical unit to km - 1 astronomical unit = 0.0000158125 light year

astronomical unit to light year - 1 nautical league (UK) = 3.4545454545 mile

nautical league to feet

- 1 nautical league (UK) = 5.559552 kilometer

league to km - 1 nautical mile (UK) = 1.853184 kilometer

nautical mile to km - 1 nautical mile (UK) = 1.1515151515 mile

nautical mile to mile

- 1 kiloyard = 0.9144 kilometer

kiloyard to km - 1 furlong = 660 foot

furlong to feet - 1 rope = 1.2121212121 rod

rope to rod

- 1 pole = 5.0292 meter

pole to meter - 1 ell = 3.75 foot

ell to foot - 1 foot (US survey) = 30.48006096 centimeter

foot to cm

- 1 link = 0.201168 meter

link to meter - 1 cubit (UK) = 1.5 foot

cubits to feet - 1 hand = 0.1016 meter

hand to meter

- 1 span (cloth) = 0.75 foot

span to feet - 1 finger (cloth) = 0.375 foot

finger to foot - 1 nail (cloth) = 0.1875 foot

nail to foot

- 1 barleycorn = 0.8466666667 centimeter

barleycorn to cm - 1 microinch = 0.000001 inch

microinch to inch - 1 a.u. of length = 5.29177249E-11 meter

a u of length to meter

- 1 X-unit = 100.208 fermi

x unit to fermi - 1 arpent = 192 foot

arpent to feet - 1 pica = 0.4233333333 centimeter

pica to cm

- 1 twip = 0.0017638889 centimeter

twip to cm - 1 aln = 0.5937777778 meter

aln to meter - 1 famn = 1.9480898221 yard

famn to yards

- 1 caliber = 0.254 millimeter

caliber to mm - 1 centiinch = 0.254 millimeter

centiinch to mm - 1 centiinch = 0.0003571429 Russian archin

ken to russian archin

- 1 Roman actus = 16.748201439 ken

Roman actus to ken - 1 vara de tarea = 1 vara conuquera

vara de tarea to vara conuquera - 1 vara castellana = 0.3333333333 vara de tarea

vara castellana to vara de tarea

- 1 cubit (Greek) = 1.5183333333 foot

cubit to feet - 1 long reed = 1.1666666667 reed

long reed to reed - 1 long cubit = 1.1525795829 cubit (Greek)

long cubit to cubit (Greek)

- 1 handbreadth = 3 inch

handbreadth to inches - 1 fingerbreadth = 1.905 centimeter

fingerbreadth to cm - 1 Planck length = 1.616049999E-35 meter

planck length to meters

- 1 Electron radius (classical) = 2.81794092E-15 meter

Electron radius to meters - 1 Bohr radius = 0.529177249 angstrom

bohr radius to angstrom - 1 Earth's equatorial radius = 6378160 meter

Earth's equatorial radius to meters

- 1 Earth's polar radius = 1263973.793 pole

earth's polar radius to pole - 1 Earth's distance from sun = 2.827030078E+21 a.u. of length

earth distance from sun in au - 1 Sun radius = 0.0046524726 astronomical unit

sun radius to au