Convert Litres (L) to Register Tons (GRT) | L in GRT

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# Let's convert Litres (L) to Register Tons (GRT)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Litres (L) to Register Tons (GRT) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Litres to Register Tons

Formula
GRT = L / 2831.69
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Register Tons, divide the number of Litres by 2.8 thousand
Litres (L) in 1 Register Ton
There are 2831.69 Litres in 1 Register Ton
Register Tons (GRT) in 1 Litre
There are 0 Register Tons in 1 Litre

## Unit Information

Litre
/ˈliːtə/
Symbol: L
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

### What is the Litre?

The litre (or liter; US spelling) is a unit of volume and is a non-SI metric unit with the symbol L).

1 litre is equal to the volume in a cube with edges all measuring 10cm. There are 0.22 imperial gallons in a litre. Conversely, 1 imperial gallon is equal to 4.5461 gallons.

1 litre of water weights exactly 1 kilogram.

After the metric system was introduced in France in 1791, it took a couple of years for the entire country to implement it in everyday use. After much backlash, it was decided that the cubic metre was too big for everyday use. By 1795 it was announced that the former 'cadil' (0.001 cubic metres) had been given a new name; 'litre'.

Register Ton
/ˈrɛdʒɪstə tʌn/
Symbol: GRT
Unit System: Shipping

### What is the Register Ton?

The register ton is a unit of volume in the shipping world and uses the symbol GRT.

1 register ton is equal to 100 ft³ or 2.832 m³.

The register ton is used in shipping to measure the amount of cargo on a vessel. The phrase is often mistaken for a unit of mass or weight because of the term 'ton' but should not be confused.

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