Length Converter [ convert units by a conversion app ]

( Equivalent to: Height Converter, or Distance Converter, or Displacement Converter )

We provide you below with a Conversion App. To convert your length unit, look over the next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ], select from options in both combo boxes to switch and convert from one length unit to another. As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


Definition of Length:

Length is the measured dimension of an object. Also, it is any quantity with dimension distance as per the International System of Quantities. Length may be distinguished from other similar units as measuring across the object at right angles. These similar units include height, which is vertical extent, and width or breadth, which are the distance from side to side.

Abbreviations of Length Units:

Unit of measurement: Abbreviation(s)
  • Millimeter: mm
  • Centimeter: cm
  • Meter: m
  • Kilometer: km
  • Inch: in
  • Foot: ft
  • Yard: yd
  • Mile: mi

Conversion Factors of Length Units:

Follow the below links if you would like to know and learn more about how to convert from one length unit to another using the criss-cross principle.

  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST