How many cm in 1 chain?
The answer is 2011.684023368.
We assume you are converting between centimetre and chain [Gunter, survey].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 0.049709595959596 chain.
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A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 10^{3} are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

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