# cm to mi

A mile is a unit of length most commonly equivalent to 5280 feet (1760 yards, or about 1609 metres). This tool converts miles to centimeters (mi to cm) and vice versa. 1 mile = 160934.4 centimeters.

Things to know

To convert a centimeter measurement to a mile measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio.

## What is Centimeter?

A centimeter (symbol: cm) is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), the current form of the metric system. The cm is equivalent to 0.01 meter, and there are about 2.54 centimeters in one linear inch.
Centimeter (cm) is a metric unit of length that equals one-hundredth of a meter.

## What is Mile?

A mile (symbol: mi or m) is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. The mile is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Miles can be abbreviated as mi, and are also sometimes abbreviated as m.

## How do you convert Centimeter into miles?

A mile is a unit of length most commonly equivalent to 5280 feet (1760 yards, or about 1609 metres). This tool converts miles to centimeters (mi to cm) and vice versa. 1 mile = 160934.4 centimeters.

Learn the methods of conversion of centimeter:

mi = cm ÷ 160,934.4

Let’s take a closer look at the conversion formula so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from centimeter to miles is:
When 1 mile = 160934.4 centimeters.
mi = cm ÷ 160,934.4

Simply, get your copy and pencil for doing manual calculations with the assistance of formula or simply try the above converter.

### Example of centimeter (cm) to miles (mi) conversion:

Problem: Convert 27,000 centimeter to mile?

Solution:

Step 1 (Formula):

• mi = cm ÷ 160,934.4

Step 2 (Put the Values):

• 27,000 ÷ 160,934.4

Step 3 (Result):

• 0.1677699 miles

Means, 27,000 centimeters (cm) is equal to 0.1677699 miles (mi)

## Current uses of Centimeter:

The centimeter, like the meter, is used in all sorts of applications worldwide (in countries that have undergone metrication) in instances where a smaller denomination of the meter is required. Height is commonly measured in centimeters outside of countries like the United States.

## Current uses of Miles:

Although most countries have adopted the metric system and use kilometers, rather than miles, to express land distance, the mile is still prevalently used in countries such as the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), Myanmar, and Liberia, as well as some other countries which are either US or UK territories, or have historical ties with either country.