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How many span in 1 furlong?
The answer is 880.
We assume you are converting between span and furlong [international].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 4.3744531933508 span, or 0.0049709695378987 furlong.
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1 span to furlong = 0.00114 furlong
10 span to furlong = 0.01136 furlong
50 span to furlong = 0.05682 furlong
100 span to furlong = 0.11364 furlong
200 span to furlong = 0.22727 furlong
500 span to furlong = 0.56818 furlong
1000 span to furlong = 1.13636 furlong
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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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