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Mile

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Mile is an imperial unit used to measure long distances.



The distance got its name from the Latin mile passus which meant a thousand paces.
It takes about 15 minutes to walk 1 mile.
1 mile is approximately 1500 meters.



1 mile = 1 760 yards
1 mile = 1 479,5 meters
5 miles ≈ 8 kilometers


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