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How many miles in 1 furlong?
The answer is 0.125.
We assume you are converting between mile and furlong [international].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.00062137119223733 miles, or 0.0049709695378987 furlong.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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1 miles to furlong = 8 furlong
5 miles to furlong = 40 furlong
10 miles to furlong = 80 furlong
15 miles to furlong = 120 furlong
20 miles to furlong = 160 furlong
25 miles to furlong = 200 furlong
30 miles to furlong = 240 furlong
40 miles to furlong = 320 furlong
50 miles to furlong = 400 furlong
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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.
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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