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How many hectometer in 1 furlong? The answer is 2.01168. We assume you are converting between hectometre and furlong [international]. You can view more details on each measurement unit: hectometer or furlong The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 0.01 hectometer, or 0.0049709695378987 furlong. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between hectometers and furlongs. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!
1 hectometer to furlong = 0.4971 furlong
5 hectometer to furlong = 2.48548 furlong
10 hectometer to furlong = 4.97097 furlong
20 hectometer to furlong = 9.94194 furlong
30 hectometer to furlong = 14.91291 furlong
40 hectometer to furlong = 19.88388 furlong
50 hectometer to furlong = 24.85485 furlong
75 hectometer to furlong = 37.28227 furlong
100 hectometer to furlong = 49.7097 furlong
You can do the reverse unit conversion from furlong to hectometer, or enter any two units below:
A hectometre (American spelling: hectometer, abbreviation: hm) is a somewhat uncommonly used measurement of length, consisting of 100 metres or one tenth of a kilometre.
A furlong is a measure of distance within Imperial units and U.S. customary units, and is equal to 660 feet or 201.168 metres. There are eight furlongs in a mile.
Distances for thoroughbred horse races in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States are still given in miles and furlongs (example), but the unit is otherwise no longer in common use. It is heavily used within the rail industry (especially maintenance and repair services) in the UK, due to the legacy measurements and distance markers from when the tracks were first laid down.
Coincidentally, 5 furlongs is approximately 1 kilometer (1.00584 to be exact).
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