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How many metre in 1 furlong?
The answer is 201.168.
We assume you are converting between metre and furlong [international].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1 metre, or 0.0049709695378987 furlong.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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1 metre to furlong = 0.00497 furlong
10 metre to furlong = 0.04971 furlong
50 metre to furlong = 0.24855 furlong
100 metre to furlong = 0.4971 furlong
200 metre to furlong = 0.99419 furlong
500 metre to furlong = 2.48548 furlong
1000 metre to furlong = 4.97097 furlong
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The metre, symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of "length", in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. The internationally-accepted spelling of the unit in English is "metre", although the American English spelling meter is a common variant. However, both American and non-American forms of English agree that the spelling "meter" should be used as a suffix in the names of measuring devices such as chronometers and micrometers.
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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