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li [ancient China]
li [imperial China]
li [modern China]
How many nail in 1 li?
The answer is 8748.9063867017.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 17.497812773403 nail, or 0.002 li.
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old measure of two and a quarter inches
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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