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Convert miles to yards

Please provide values below to convert mile [mi, mi(Int)] to yard [yd], or quite the opposite.

From: mile
To: yard


Definition: A mile (symbol: mi or m) is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. It is currently defined as 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, or exactly 1,609.344 meters.

History/origin: The mile is an English unit (predecessor of Imperial units and United States Customary Units) of length. The use of the abbreviation "m" for mile was common before the widespread adoption of the metric system; after the adoption of the metric system, "mi" became the preferred abbreviation in order to avoid confusion between miles and meters. The definition of a mile as 5,280 feet (or 8 furlongs), sometimes referred to as the statute mile, international mile, or land mile, which differs from the Roman mile of 5,000 feet, developed due to the importance of the furlong in England, back in 1593. There also exist a number of units based on, or closely related to, the Roman mile, including the nautical mile (1.852 km exactly), Italian mile (~1.852 km), and the Chinese mile (500m exactly).

Current use: 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.


Definition: A yard (symbol: yd) is a unit of length in both the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Since 1959, a yard has been defined as exactly 0.9144 meters. It is also equal to 3 feet, or 36 inches.

History/origin: The origin of the yard as a unit is unclear. It is an English unit (predecessor of imperial units) and the term was derived from "gerd" in Old English, the earliest historical form of the English language. Some suggest that the yard could have been derived based on the girth of a person's waist.

Current use: The yard is commonly used in field-length measurement for certain sports such as American and Canadian football, and association football (soccer). The yard is also used in cricket pitch dimensions, and sometimes in golf fairway measurements. In the United Kingdom (UK) as well as the United States, the yard is frequently used when referring to distance. In the UK, it is also a legal requirement that road signs indicating shorter distances are displayed in yards.

Mile to Yard Conversion Table

Mile [mi, Mi(Int)]Yard [yd]
0.01 mi, mi(Int)17.6 yd
0.1 mi, mi(Int)176 yd
1 mi, mi(Int)1760 yd
2 mi, mi(Int)3520 yd
3 mi, mi(Int)5280 yd
5 mi, mi(Int)8800 yd
10 mi, mi(Int)17600 yd
20 mi, mi(Int)35200 yd
50 mi, mi(Int)88000 yd
100 mi, mi(Int)176000 yd
1000 mi, mi(Int)1760000 yd

How to Convert Mile to Yard

1 mi, mi(Int) = 1760 yd
1 yd = 0.0005681818 mi, mi(Int)

Example: convert 15 mi, mi(Int) to yd:
15 mi, mi(Int) = 15 × 1760 yd = 26400 yd

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