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Chains to Kilometers Calculator

Chains




Kilometers


How to use this Chains to Kilometers Calculator 🤔

Follow these steps to convert given Chains value from Chains units to Kilometers units.

  1. Enter the input Chains value in the text field.
  2. The Kilometers is calculated in realtime ⌚ using the formula, and displayed under the Kilometers label.
  3. You may copy the resulting Kilometers using the Copy button.

Formula

To convert given length from Chains to Kilometers, use the following formula.

Kilometers = Chains * 0.0201168

Calculation

Calculation will be done after you enter a valid input.

Chains

A chain is a unit of length equal to 66 feet or 22 yards. It has historical significance and was widely used in the past for measuring large plots of land, especially in agriculture and real estate. The chain was often employed alongside other traditional units of length, such as rods and links. The use of chains has diminished in modern times, replaced by the metric system or other standard units of measurement. However, in some historical contexts or when dealing with older land survey records, you may still encounter references to measurements in chains.

Kilometers

Kilometers are a unit of length in the metric system, representing one thousand meters. They are commonly used for expressing longer distances, such as travel distances between cities or countries. The kilometer became widely adopted as part of the metric system's introduction during the late 18th century.