# Length Converter

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Online Length Converter is a smart and easy-to-use tool that enables quick conversion between length units in both imperial and metric.

You can use it to convert units like meter, kilometer, centimeter, inch, yard, foot, mile etc. Simple, fast, free and reliable conversion between many length type measurement units.

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Q&A

## 1. What kind length measurement units does the Length Converter know and can handle?

• The International System of Units (SI), which is based on meters and the length units derived from it, such as: nanometer (nm), micrometer (µm), millimeter (mm), centimeter (cm), decimeter (dm) and kilometer (km).

• Length measurement units used in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement or used in the past such as mile, foot, inch, yard.

## 2. How do I use the online Length Unit Conversion tool?

First, choose the unit of measurement you want to convert from, then select the unit to which you want to convert to. Then enter the exact value you want to convert to the other unit. Once you are done, you don’t have to click any button as the calculation is immediate so you will see the result of the length conversion immediately. If you want to start over, just hit the clear button

## 3. What are the most common conversions between the different length units?

The most common and most searched conversions are listed below.

• 1 meter = 10 decimeters (dm).

• 1 meter = 100 centimeters (cm).

• 1 meter = 1000 millimeters (mm).

• 1 meter = 3.28084 feet.

• 1 foot = 0.3048 meters.

• 1 meter = 1.09361 yards.

• 1 yard = 0.9144 meters.

• 1 centimeter = 0.3937 inches.

• 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters (or equal to 25.4 millimeters).

• 1 km = 0.62137 miles.

• 1 mile = 1.60934 kilometers (or equal to 1609.34 meters).

• 1 light year = 9,460,730,472,580 kilometers or 9,460,730,472,580,080 meters.

## 4. How to convert foot to square feet?

The short answer is no way. Meter and foot is a unit of length, while a square meter and square feet denote an area so they are not interchangeable.

## 5. Meter or meter? Which spelling is correct?

In short, each one. ‘Meter’ is the correct form used in America and ‘metre’ is used outside of America.