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li [ancient China]
li [imperial China]
li [modern China]
How many nanometer in 1 li? The answer is 500000000000. We assume you are converting between nanometre and chinese mile. You can view more details on each measurement unit: nanometer or li The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 1000000000 nanometer, or 0.002 li. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between nanometres and chinese miles. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!
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The SI prefix "nano" represents a factor of 10-9, or in exponential notation, 1E-9.
So 1 nanometre = 10-9 metre.
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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