Convert Miles (mi) to Leagues (leagues) | mi in leagues

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

Quick Reference for Converting Miles to Leagues

Formula
leagues = mi / 3.45
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Leagues, divide the number of Miles by 3.5
Miles (mi) in 1 League
There are 3.45 Miles in 1 League
Leagues (leagues) in 1 Mile
There are 0.29 Leagues 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.

League
/liːɡ/
Symbol: leagues
Unit System: None

What is the League?

The league is a ancient unit of length that doesn't below to a unit system. Its symbol is simply - league.

It was originally an ancient Celtic unit as well as being common in Latin America and meant the distance "a person could walk in an hour". It is no longer a recognised unit in any nation.

Once it started to be quantified, in Argentina (legua) it represented 5.572 km, in England it was quantified as 3 miles and at sea a league is 3 nautical miles (3.452 miles).