Convert Mile to Centimeter
Please provide values below to convert mile [mi, mi(Int)] to centimeter [cm], or vice versa.
Definition: A mile (symbol: mi or m) is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. It is currently defined as 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, or exactly 1,609.344 meters.
History/origin: The mile is an English unit (predecessor of Imperial units and United States Customary Units) of length. The use of the abbreviation "m" for mile was common before the widespread adoption of the metric system; after the adoption of the metric system, "mi" became the preferred abbreviation in order to avoid confusion between miles and meters. The definition of a mile as 5,280 feet (or 8 furlongs), sometimes referred to as the statute mile, international mile, or land mile, which differs from the Roman mile of 5,000 feet, developed due to the importance of the furlong in England, back in 1593. There also exist a number of units based on, or closely related to, the Roman mile, including the nautical mile (1.852 km exactly), Italian mile (~1.852 km), and the Chinese mile (500m exactly).
Current use: Although most countries have adopted the metric system and use kilometers, rather than miles, to express land distance, the mile is still prevalently used in countries such as the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), Myanmar, and Liberia, as well as some other countries which are either US or UK territories, or have historical ties with either country.
Definition: A centimeter (symbol: cm) is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), the current form of the metric system. It is defined as 1/100 meters.
History/origin: A centimeter is based on the SI unit meter, and as the prefix "centi" indicates, is equal to one hundredth of a meter. Metric prefixes range from factors of 10-18 to 1018 based on a decimal system, with the base (in this case the meter) having no prefix and having a factor of 1. Learning some of the more commonly used metric prefixes, such as kilo-, mega-, giga-, tera-, centi-, milli-, micro-, and nano-, can be helpful for quickly navigating metric units.
Current use: The centimeter, like the meter, is used in all sorts of applications worldwide (in countries that have undergone metrication) in instances where a smaller denomination of the meter is required. Height is commonly measured in centimeters outside of countries like the United States.
Mile to Centimeter Conversion Table
|Mile [mi, Mi(Int)]||Centimeter [cm]|
|0.01 mi, mi(Int)||1609.344 cm|
|0.1 mi, mi(Int)||16093.44 cm|
|1 mi, mi(Int)||160934.4 cm|
|2 mi, mi(Int)||321868.8 cm|
|3 mi, mi(Int)||482803.2 cm|
|5 mi, mi(Int)||804672 cm|
|10 mi, mi(Int)||1609344 cm|
|20 mi, mi(Int)||3218688 cm|
|50 mi, mi(Int)||8046720 cm|
|100 mi, mi(Int)||16093440 cm|
|1000 mi, mi(Int)||160934400 cm|
How to Convert Mile to Centimeter
1 mi, mi(Int) = 160934.4 cm
1 cm = 6.2137119223733E-6 mi, mi(Int)
Example: convert 15 mi, mi(Int) to cm:
15 mi, mi(Int) = 15 × 160934.4 cm = 2414016 cm