## Number of meters in a mile

**How many meters are there in a mile?**

**1 Mile = 1609.344 Meters**

It is widely known the fact that 1 Mile = 1609.344 Meters. Needless to say,1 Meter = 0.000621371192 Mile. Keep in mind that Mile is an imperial and U.S customary unit. It is interesting to know the fact that it equals to 5280 feet. Not too many people know that it is also called land or statute mile. The abbreviation for Mile is “mi”. On the other hand, Meter is a metric system base length unit. Moreover, it is defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second. The abbreviation is obviously “m”.

This fact is verified on : June 26, 2014.