Furlong. Conversion Chart

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furlong to kilometer (km)
furlong to meter (m)
furlong to decimeter (dm)
furlong to centimeter (cm)
furlong to millimeter (mm)
furlong to micrometre (micron)
furlong to nanometer (nm)
furlong to ångström
Units: kilometer (km)  / meter (m)  / decimeter (dm)  / centimeter (cm)  / millimeter (mm)  / micrometre (micron)  / nanometer (nm)  / ångström
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The American System (US Customary Units) and British Imperial Measures

American weights and measures are based on units used in Britain prior to 1826, when imperial system was officially established. Until 1960-1963 American and British units of length were different in 2 parts per million. In the middle of 20th century it started causing problems and the governments of the two countries agreed to refine the measures to exactly match. Since then Great Britain and the United States were using the same measures of length. In the U.S. the old standard of foot was retained with the name US survey foot.

From 1995 the UK adopted metric units for general use. The only imperial measures of length that can be officially used now are miles, yards, feet and inches for road traffic signs.

furlong to league
furlong to mile (mi)
furlong to land
furlong to furlong
furlong to bolt
furlong to chain
furlong to pole
furlong to rod (rd)
furlong to perch
furlong to yard (yd)
furlong to feet and inches (x'y")
furlong to span
furlong to hand
furlong to inch (in)
furlong to line
furlong to mil
furlong to microinch
Units: league  / mile (mi)  / land  / furlong  / bolt  / chain  / pole  / rod (rd)  / perch  / yard (yd)  / foot (ft)  / feet and inches (x'y")  / span  / hand  / inch (in)  / line  / mil  / microinch
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British Imperial Measure before 1963

The first English official measurement standards were defined in 15th century. British system of units, known as imperial units, was established in 1824. The British Weights and Meausurements Act of 1824 repealed all existing British measures legislation and redefined existing units. The 1963 Weights and Measures Act standartized the international measures.
furlong to league
furlong to mile (mi)
furlong to land
furlong to skein
furlong to bolt
furlong to shackle
furlong to furlong
furlong to chain
furlong to rope
furlong to pole
furlong to goad
furlong to ell
furlong to yard (yd)
furlong to pace
furlong to cubit (cu)
furlong to foot (ft)
furlong to span (sp)
furlong to nail
furlong to shaftment
furlong to hand (hd)
furlong to palm (plm)
furlong to inch (in)
furlong to finger
furlong to digit
furlong to barleycorn
furlong to poppyseed
furlong to line
furlong to button
furlong to caliber
furlong to thou (th)
furlong to mil
Units: league  / mile (mi)  / land  / skein  / bolt  / shackle  / furlong  / chain  / rope  / pole  / goad  / ell  / yard (yd)  / pace  / cubit (cu)  / foot (ft)  / span (sp)  / nail  / shaftment  / hand (hd)  / palm (plm)  / inch (in)  / finger  / digit  / barleycorn  / poppyseed  / line  / button  / caliber  / thou (th)  / mil
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US Surveyors' Measure

furlong to Ramsden's (engineers') chain (ch)
furlong to Gunter's (surveyors') chain (ch)
furlong to Gurley's chain (ch)
furlong to Gunter's (surveyors') pole
furlong to Gunter's (surveyors') yard
furlong to Gunter's (surveyors') foot (ft)
Units:  / Ramsden's (engineers') chain (ch)  / Gunter's (surveyors') chain (ch)  / Gurley's chain (ch)  / Gunter's (surveyors') pole  / Gunter's (surveyors') yard  / Ramsden's (engineers') link  / Gunter's (surveyors') link  / Gurley's link  / Gunter's (surveyors') foot (ft)
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International Nautical Measure

The international nautical mile was defined by the First International Extraordinary Hydrographic Conference, Monaco in 1929. This is the only definition in widespread current use, and is the one accepted by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures. Before 1929 different countries had different definitions, and the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States did not immediately accept the international value.
furlong to nautical league (naut.leag)
furlong to nautical mile (naut.mi)
furlong to cable length (cbl)
furlong to fathom (fath)
Units: nautical league (naut.leag)  / nautical mile (naut.mi)  / cable length (cbl)  / fathom (fath)
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US Nautical Measure

These measures were abandoned in favor of the international nautical measures in 1954.
furlong to US nautical mile
furlong to US fathom (fath)
Units: US nautical mile  / US cable length  / US fathom (fath)
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British (Imperial) Nautical Measure

These measures were abandoned in favor of the international nautical measures in 1970.
furlong to Admiralty mile
furlong to Admiralty cable length
Units: Admiralty mile  / Admiralty cable length
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Spanish Customary Units Still In Use Today

These units are still actively used in some countries of Latin America. Their values vary from country to country. You can find more old Spanish customary units on our historical lengths page.
furlong to cuadra of Argentina
furlong to cuadra of Bolivia
furlong to cuadra of Chile
furlong to cuadra of Colombia
furlong to cuadra of Ecuador
furlong to cuadra of Nicaragua
furlong to cuadra of Paraguay
furlong to cuadra of Uruguay
furlong to vara of Argentina
furlong to vara of Brazil
furlong to vara of Chile
furlong to vara of Colombia
furlong to vara of Costa Rica
furlong to vara of Cuba
furlong to vara of Dominican Republic
furlong to vara of Ecuador
furlong to vara of El Salvador
furlong to vara of Guatemala
furlong to vara of Honduras
furlong to vara of Mexico
furlong to vara of Nicaragua
furlong to vara of Panama
furlong to vara of Paraguay
furlong to vara of Peru (peruana)
furlong to vara of Peru (española)
furlong to vara of Uruguay
furlong to vara of São Tomé and Principe
furlong to vara of Venezuela
Units: cuadra of Argentina  / cuadra of Bolivia  / cuadra of Chile  / cuadra of Colombia  / cuadra of Ecuador  / cuadra of Nicaragua  / cuadra of Paraguay  / cuadra of Uruguay  / vara of Argentina  / vara of Brazil  / vara of Chile  / vara of Colombia  / vara of Costa Rica  / vara of Cuba  / vara of Dominican Republic  / vara of Ecuador  / vara of El Salvador  / vara of Guatemala  / vara of Honduras  / vara of Mexico  / vara of Nicaragua  / vara of Panama  / vara of Paraguay  / vara of Peru (peruana)  / vara of Peru (española)  / vara of Uruguay  / vara of São Tomé and Principe  / vara of Venezuela
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furlong to ri (里)
furlong to cho (町)
furlong to jo (丈)
furlong to hiro (尋)
furlong to ken (間)
furlong to shaku (尺)
furlong to sun (寸)
furlong to bu (分)
furlong to rin (厘)
furlong to mo (毛, 毫)
Units: ri (里)  / cho (町)  / jo (丈)  / hiro (尋)  / ken (間)  / shaku (尺)  / sun (寸)  / bu (分)  / rin (厘)  / mo (毛, 毫)
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Chinese units of 1930

furlong to li (市里)
furlong to yin (引)
furlong to zhang (市丈)
furlong to chi (市尺)
furlong to cun (市寸)
furlong to fen (市分)
furlong to li (釐 or 厘)
furlong to hao (毫)
furlong to si (丝)
furlong to hu (忽)
Units: li (市里)  / yin (引)  / zhang (市丈)  / chi (市尺)  / cun (市寸)  / fen (市分)  / li (釐 or 厘)  / hao (毫)  / si (丝)  / hu (忽)
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Chinese units of 1915

furlong to li (里)
furlong to yin (引)
furlong to zhang (丈)
furlong to bu (步)
furlong to chi (尺)
furlong to cun (寸)
furlong to fen (分)
furlong to li (釐 or 厘)
furlong to hao (毫)
furlong to si (丝)
furlong to hu (忽)
Units: li (里)  / yin (引)  / zhang (丈)  / bu (步)  / chi (尺)  / cun (寸)  / fen (分)  / li (釐 or 厘)  / hao (毫)  / si (丝)  / hu (忽)
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Hong Kong units

furlong to cek (尺)
furlong to tsun (寸)
furlong to fan (分)
Units: cek (尺)  / tsun (寸)  / fan (分)
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Thai units

Some of these units are still in use even though metric system was formally established in 1923. Before the metrication the old units were standartied to exact metric values.
furlong to yot (โยชน์, league)
furlong to sen (เส้น, rope)
furlong to wa (วา, fathom)
furlong to sok (ศอก, cubit)
furlong to khuep (คืบ, span)
furlong to nio (นิ้ว, finger)
furlong to krabiat (กระเบียด, quarter of a finger)
Units: yot (โยชน์, league)  / sen (เส้น, rope)  / wa (วา, fathom)  / sok (ศอก, cubit)  / khuep (คืบ, span)  / nio (นิ้ว, finger)  / krabiat (กระเบียด, quarter of a finger)
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furlong to dioptre (diopter)
Units: dioptre (diopter)
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Geographical (German)

furlong to geographical mile
Units: geographical mile
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Computer Equipment

A rack unit, U or RU is a unit of measure that describes the height of equipment designed to mount in a 19-inch rack or a 23-inch rack. The 19-inch (482.6 mm) or 23-inch (584.2 mm) dimension refers to the width of the equipment mounting frame in the rack including the frame; the width of the equipment that can be mounted inside the rack is less.
furlong to rack unit (U)
furlong to horizontal pitch (HP)
Units: rack unit (U)  / horizontal pitch (HP)
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Typographical (British and U.S. - ATA system)

furlong to pica
furlong to pica [PostScript]
furlong to point (pt)
furlong to point [PostScript] (pt)
furlong to pixel (px)
furlong to twip
Units: pica  / pica [PostScript]  / point (pt)  / point [PostScript] (pt)  / pixel (px)  / twip
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Typographical (Europe - Didot system)

furlong to cicero
furlong to point (pt)
Units: cicero  / point (pt)
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European footwear unit

furlong to Paris point
Units: Paris point
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furlong to red shift (z)
furlong to parsec (pc)
furlong to light year
furlong to astronomical unit (au)
furlong to light minute
furlong to light second
Units: red shift (z)  / parsec (pc)  / light year  / astronomical unit (au)  / light minute  / light second
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Grace Hopper's units of distance

Grace Hopper is famous for her nanoseconds visual aid. People used to ask her why satellite communication took so long. She started handing out pieces of wire that were just under one foot long (11.80 inches) — the distance that light travels in one nanosecond. She also passed out packets of pepper, calling the individual grains of ground pepper picoseconds. She also used these aids to illustrate why computers had to be small to be fast.
furlong to light microsecond
furlong to light nanosecond
furlong to light picosecond
Units: light microsecond  / light nanosecond  / light picosecond
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Natural units

In physics, natural units are physical units of measurement based only on universal physical constants. The origin of their definition comes only from properties of nature and not from any human construct.
furlong to Planck length (L)
Units: Planck length (L)

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