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Kilometers to Furlongs Calculator

Kilometers




Furlongs


How to use this Kilometers to Furlongs Calculator 🤔

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

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

Formula

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

Furlongs = Kilometers * 4.9709695378987

Calculation

Calculation will be done after you enter a valid input.

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.

Furlongs

A furlong is a unit of length in the imperial and U.S. customary systems of measurement. It is primarily used in the context of horse racing and is equal to 1/8th of a mile. One furlong is approximately 660 feet or 201.168 meters. While the use of furlongs is not as widespread in everyday measurements, it remains a common unit in horse racing, where race distances are often expressed in furlongs. The term has historical origins, dating back to the medieval period, and it has persisted in certain specialized fields.