›› Measurement unit: miles

Full name: mile

Plural form: miles

Symbol: mi

Category type: length

Scale factor: 1609.344


›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.000621371192237 miles.


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›› Definition: Mile

A mile is any of several units of distance, or, in physics terminology, of length. Today, one mile is mainly equal to about 1609 m on land and 1852 m at sea and in the air, but see below for the details. The abbreviation for mile is 'mi'. There are more specific definitions of 'mile' such as the metric mile, statute mile, nautical mile, and survey mile. On this site, we assume that if you only specify 'mile' you want the statute mile.


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