Kilometer vs. Mile

Kilometer and Mile are both units of distance. In the United States and the United Kingdom, distances are measured in miles. In most other countries, the metric system is used and distances are measured in kilometers.

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Yards 1 km = 1093.613 yd 1 mile = 1,760 yd
Feet 1 km = 3280.84 ft 1 mile = 5,280 ft
Metres 1 km = 1000 m 1 mile = 1609.344 m
Inches 1 km = 39,370 in 1 mile = 63,360 in
Kilometers 1 km = 1 km 1 mile = 1.609 km
Miles 1 km = 0.621 mi 1 mile = 1 mile
Centimeters 1 km = 100000 cm 1 mile = 160934.4

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January 2, 2014, 5:26pm

didn't we make miles vs kilometers when we came over here from Britain just to be different?

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June 18, 2014, 1:42am

Both US and UK use miles the rest of Europe uses metric

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