Convert Miles (mi) to Centimeters (cm) | mi in cm

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This quick and easy calculator will convert Miles (mi) to Centimeters (cm) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

Quick Reference for Converting Miles to Centimeters

Formula
cm = mi x 160934.4
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Centimeters, multiply the number of Miles by 160.9 thousand
Miles (mi) in 1 Centimetre
There are 0 Miles in 1 Centimetre
Centimeters (cm) in 1 Mile
There are 160934.4 Centimeters in 1 Mile

Unit Information

Mile
/mʌɪl/
Symbol: mi
Unit System: Imperial

What is the Mile?

The mile is a unit of length in the imperial unit system with the symbol mi.

It was originally an English unit but was adopted by many countries who all had their own slight variation on definition. The English mile, however, is equal to 63,360 inches, 5280 ft or 1760 yards.

The UK still uses the mile on all roadway signs rather than the kilometre; its SI "equivalent". It used to have the symbol 'm' until SI was established and it was changed to avoid confusion with the unit metre.

Centimetre
/ˈsɛntɪmiːtə/
Symbol: cm
Unit System: SI

What is the Centimetre?

The centimetre is a unit of length and is a multiple of the metre; an SI derived unit. It has the symbol cm.

A centimetre is equal to 0.01m. It is also ≈ 0.3937in.

Centimetres are used in maps to scale up conversions to real world measurements.