The length units in the converter:
"attometer, cable, centimeter (cm), chain, cubit, decimeter (dm), dekameter (dam), digit, fathom, foot (ft), femtometer, furlong, gigameter, hand,
hectometer (hm), inch (in), kilometer (km), league, light year, line, link, megameter, meter (m), micrometer, microinch, mil, millimeter (mm),
mile (mi), nanometer, palm, parsec, perch, pica, point, pole, rod, rope, span, thou, township and yard (yd)"
To convert only between the frequently used length units, please check length converter page.
The most frequently used length units:
In metric system, base unit of length is "metre" (meter is American spelling). Other frequently used metric length units are kilometre (km), centimetre (cm) and millimetre (mm).
In the imperial and US Customary system, the most frequently used length units are foot (ft), inch (in), yard (yd) and mile (mi).