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# How many meters in one mile?

Updated: 9/28/2023

Wiki User

14y ago

1 mile = 1.609344 kilometers
There are two kind of miles. One is...

Miles inland.

and the other one is...

Nautical mile

1 mile equals 1.609 kilometers inland.

1 nautical mile equals 1.855 kilometers.

The length of a nautical mile is equal to the curvature of the earth's surface.

The origin of a nautical mile.

The circumference is the world's average was 360 degrees.

1 Minutes of the average circumference is 1 nautical mile.

How to calculate a nautical mile.

The average radius of 6378 kilometers.

The circumference of 40074.156 km divided by 360 degrees.

And a degree divided by 60 minutes.

The first minute is equal to 1.855 kilometers.

That is, one minute equals one nautical mile equals 1.855.

The formula to convert miles into kilometers

1 mi*

63360 in

1 mi

*

2.54 cm

1 in

*

1 km

100000 cm

=

1.609344 km
One mile is 1.6 km

The formula to convert miles to km

1 mi*

63360 in

1 mi

*

2.54 cm

1 in

*

1 km

100000 cm

=

1.609344 km
1.6

Wiki User

6y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

1 mile = 1,609.344 meters

Wiki User

11y ago

1mi = 1.60934km