Length Converter and Distance Converter
Use this length and distance converter to convert instantly between centimeters, feet, meters, kilometers, miles and other metric and imperial units of length and distance. Default rounding is set to a maximum of 14 decimal places. A full list of unit conversions is available here. If you like this website, please tell your friends about it.
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Conversion units currently available for the Length and Distance Converter
Angstroms (A), Astronomical Units (AU, UA), Centimeters (cm), Chains (ch), Decimeters (dm), Dekameters (dam), Fathoms (fath), Feet (ft), Furlongs (fur), Gigameters (Gm), Hands, Hectometers (hm), Inches (in), Kilometers (km), Light years (ly), Meters (m), Micrometers (µm), Microns (µ), Miles (mi), Milli-inches (mil), Millimeters (mm), Millimicrons (mµ), Nanometers (nm), Nautical Miles, Parsecs (pc), Picas, Points, Statute Miles (mi), Twips, Yards (yd),
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Length Converter and Distance Converter Definitions
An ångström or angstrom is a non-SI unit of length that is internationally recognized, equal to 0.1 nanometre (nm). It is sometimes used in expressing the sizes of atoms, lengths of chemical bonds and visible-light spectra, and dimensions of parts of integrated circuits. It is commonly applied in structural biology. Full description is available on Wikipedia.
The astronomical unit (AU or au or a.u. or sometimes ua) is a unit of length that is approximately equal to the distance from the Earth to the Sun. The currently accepted value of the AU is 149,597,870,691 ± 30 metres (nearly 150 million kilometres or 93 million miles). Full description is available on Wikipedia.
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