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li [ancient China]
li [imperial China]
li [modern China]
How many kilometer in 1 li?
The answer is 0.5.
We assume you are converting between kilometre and chinese mile.
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kilometer or li
The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.001 kilometer, or 0.002 li.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between kilometres and chinese miles.
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1 kilometer to li = 2 li
5 kilometer to li = 10 li
10 kilometer to li = 20 li
15 kilometer to li = 30 li
20 kilometer to li = 40 li
25 kilometer to li = 50 li
30 kilometer to li = 60 li
40 kilometer to li = 80 li
50 kilometer to li = 100 li
You can do the reverse unit conversion from li to kilometer, or enter any two units below:
A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). It is approximately equal to 0.621 miles, 1094 yards or 3281 feet.
The li (里, lǐ) is a traditional Chinese unit of distance, which has varied considerably over time but now has a standardized length of 500 meters or half a kilometer (c. 1640 feet). A modern li consists of 1,500 Chinese "feet" or chi and, in the past, was often translated as a "mile." Since the li has generally been only about a third as long as the mile, translating the character as "Chinese mile" or simply "li" is much less likely to produce confusion or error.
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