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Metric LENGTH Conversion Chart

by Vaughn Aubuchon

Metric Conversion - LENGTH

Metric Conversion - VOLUME

Metric Conversion -


This LENGTH and distance measurement metric system conversion table converts inches to centimeters, feet to meters, and miles to kilometers.

It also converts centimeters to inches, meters to feet, and kilometers to miles.
Small, medium, and large scale linear conversions can be easily done, by simply reading down the appropriate column. Both Metric-to-English, and English-to-Metric conversions are given. The chart below is a .jpeg, and may be saved with your mouse button, and printed out for reference, if desired.



.Metric Conversion Chart - Length Measurement

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     Conversion Factors

English to Metric

1 inch =
1 foot =
5,280 feet = 1 mile =


2.54 centimeters (= 0.0254m)
0.3048 meters (= 304.8mm)
1.609344 kilometers

Metric to English

1 centimeter =
1 meter =
1 kilometer =


0.393700787 inches
3.2808399 feet (= 39.37 inches)
0.62137 miles (= 3,280.84 feet)

English, Imperial, and Standard are
interchangable in this discussion.
For instance,
English to metric - is the same as
Imperial to metric - is the same as
Standard to metric.


Although the author has tried to be as accurate as possible, errors are possible.
I could not find an online table like the above. So, I made this linear measurement conversion chart, to help myself understand the relationships between the 2 measurement systems. I hope that it helps you.


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Chart was last updated on 2020-12-04.