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How to convert imperial measurements to metric. Day-tripper.net the web magazine for visitors to France.

Conversions – Imperial to Metric

How to do the calculations. Use the automatic conversers listed below.

Want to convert square metres to feet, convert litres to gallons, convert kilometres into miles, convert feet into metres, convert gallons to litres, square metres to feet, convert km to miles, square feet into acres etc.?

our conversion calculators will help.

More on the Travelling Tips page.

BATA (Czech shoe maker) size chart (PDF file). www.bata.com

Plenty of obscure measurements worked out. www.convert-me.com

An A to Z of measurments, great resource. www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units

Euro converter. www.fxtop.com

Property (mortgages) – more about property

Convert from imperial into metric or from metric to imperial – measurements

Conversion Calculators

Convert Imperial and US to Metric, Metric to Imperial and US

Length Conversion Calculator

Distance Conversion Calculator

Convert miles to kilometres, kilometres to miles

Miles Kilometres

Weight Conversion Calculator

Convert Kiliograms to pounds, Pounds to Kilograms

Kilograms Pounds Ounces Stones

Volume Conversion Calculator

Convert Litres to Pints and Gallons

Litres Fluid Ounces Quarts Gallons (UK) Gallons (US)

Temperature Conversion Calculator

Convert Celsius into Farenheit, Farenheit to Celsius

Celsius Fahrenheit

Area Conversion Calculator

Convert acres to hectares, hectares to acres

Acres Hectares

Book 1

Measure for Measure: The Story of Imperial, Metric and Other Units – Alex Hebra

Book 2. Metric and Imperial Conversions

Book 3. Measurements and Conversions

Book 4. Express Metric to British Reckoner

Summary table of conversion factors (in alphabetical order)

x means 'multiply by'- / means 'divide by' – # means it is an exact value

(All other values given to an appropriate degree of accuracy)

To change . . . into . . . do this . . . 1 =
acres hectares x 0.4047 4046.9 m2 4840 yard2
acres sq. kilometres / 247
acres sq. metres x 4047
acres sq. miles / 640 #
barrels (oil) cu.metres / 6.29
barrels (oil) gallons (UK) x 34.97
barrels (oil) gallons (US) x 42 #
barrels (oil) litres x 159
centigrade farenheit x 2 + 30
centimetres feet / 30.48 #
centimetres inches / 2.54 # 0.3937inches
centimetres metres / 100 #
centimetres millimetres x 10 #
cubic cm cubic inches x 0.06102
cubic cm litres / 1000 #
cubic cm millilitres x 1 #
cubic feet cubic inches x 1728 #
cubic feet cubic metres x 0.0283
cubic feet cubic yards / 27 #
cubic feet gallons (UK) x 6.229
cubic feet gallons (US) x 7.481
cubic feet litres x 28.32
cubic inches cubic cm x 16.39
cubic inches litres x 0.01639
cubic metres cubic feet x 35.31
To change . . . into . . . do this . . . 1 =
feet centimetres x 30.48 #
feet metres x 0.3048 # 0.3048 metre 12 inches
feet yards / 3 #
yard metres 0.9144 m 3 feet
fl.ounces (UK) fl.ounces (US) x 0.961
fl.ounces (UK) millilitres x 28.41
fl.ounces (US) fl.ounces (UK) x 1.041
fl.ounces (US) millilitres x 29.57
gallons pints x 8 #
gallons (UK) cubic feet x 0.1605
gallons (UK) gallons (US) x 1.2009
gallons (UK) litres x 4.54609 #
gallons (US) cubic feet x 0.1337
gallons (US) gallons (UK) x 0.8327
gallons (US) litres x 3.785
grams kilograms / 1000 #
grams ounces / 28.35
hectares acres x 2.471
hectares square km / 100 #
hectares square metres x 10000 #
hectares square miles / 259 2.4711 acres 10,000 m2
hectares square yards x 11 960
inches centimetres x 2.54 # 2.54 cm

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inches feet / 12 #
To change . . . into . . . do this . . . 1 =
kilograms ounces x 35.3
kilograms pounds x 2.2046
kilograms tonnes / 1000 #
kilograms tons (UK/long) / 1016
kilograms tons (US/short) / 907
kilometres metres x 1000 #
kilometres miles x 0.6214 0.6214 mile 1000 metres
litres cu. Inches x 61.02
litres gallons (UK) x 0.2200
litres gallons (US) x 0.2642
litres pints (UK) x 1.760
litres pints (US liquid) x 2.113
metres yards / 0.9144 # 1.0936 yards 100 cm
metres centimetres x 100 #
miles kilometres x 1.609 1.6093 km (1,760 yards)
millimetres inches / 25.4 # 0.03937 inches
ounces grams x 28.35
pints (UK) litres x 0.5683
pints (UK) pints (US liquid) x 1.201
pints (US liquid) litres x 0.4732
pints (US liquid) pints (UK) x 0.8327
pounds kilograms x 0.4536
pounds ounces x 16 #
To change . . . into . . . do this . . . 1 =
square cm sq. inches x 0.1550 0.1550 in2 100 mm2
square feet sq. inches x 144 #
square feet sq. metres x 0.0929 0.0929 m2 144 inches2
square inches square cm x 6.4516 # 6.4516 cm2

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square inches square feet / 144 #
square km acres x 247
square km hectares x 100 #
square km square miles x 0.3861 0.3861 mile2 100 ha
square metres acres / 4047
square metres hectares / 10 000 #
square metres square feet x 10.76
square metres square yards x 1.196 1.1960 yd2 10,000 cm2
square miles acres x 640 #
square miles hectares x 259
square miles square km x 2.590 2.59 km2 640 acres
square yards square metres / 1.196 0.8361 m2 9 feet2
tonnes kilograms x 1000 #
tonnes tons (UK/long) x 0.9842
tonnes tons (US/short) x 1.1023
tons (UK/long) kilograms x 1016
tons (UK/long) tonnes x 1.016
tons (US/short) kilograms x 907.2
tons (US/short) tonnes x 0.9072

Sizes – Clothes and Shoes (a rough guide) – DIY !

Clothes – Ladies Mens Mens Shirts Trousers
France UK UK France UK France UK
32 X X X X 80 32
33 X X X X 85 34
34 6 X X X 90 36
36 8 X 36 14 95 38
37 X X 37 14.5 100 40
38 10 X 38 15 105 42
39 X X 39 15.5 110 44
40 12 X 40 15.75 115 46
41 X X 41 16 X X
42 14 X 42 16.5 X X
43 X X 43 17 X X
44 16 X 44 17.5 X X
46 X 36 X X X X
47 18 X X X X X
48 X 38 X X X X
50 20 40 X X X X
52 22 42 X X X X
54 24 44 X X X X
56 26 46 X X X X

Shoes – Mens and Ladies

France United Kingdom – Mens United Kingdom – Womens
32.0 0.50 1.0
33.0 1.25 1.5
34.0 2.00 2.0
34.5 2.375 2.0
35.0 2.75 2.5
35.5 3.125 3.0
36.0 3.50 3.5
36.5 3.875 3.5
37.0 4.25 4.0
37.5 4.625 4.5
38.0 5.00 4.5
38.5 5.375 5.0
39.0 5.75 5.5
39.5 6.125 6.0
40.0 6.50 6.0
40.5 6.875 6.5
41.0 7.25 7.0
41.5 7.625 7.5
42.0 8.00 7.5
42.5 8.375 8.0
43.0 8.75 8.5
43.5 9.125 9.0
44.0 9.50 9.5
44.5 9.875 10.0
45.0 10.25 10.5
46.0 11.00 11.5
47.0 11.75 12.0
48.0 12.50

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49.0 13.25

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50.0 14.00

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BATA (Czech shoe maker) size chart – PDF file

www.bata.com/documents/pdf/size_chart_printable.pdf

Work it out yourself – (Men's sizes)

Paris Points (Europe) shoe size = United Kingdom show size * 4/3 + 31 1/3

United Kingdom show size = US men's adult shoe size – 1

Foot length in inches = US men's adult shoe size * 1/3" + 7 1/3"

Key;

L = foot length in inches / S = US men's adult shoe size / U = United Kingdom shoe size / P = Paris Points shoe size

Instructions: Enter a value into any field. The remaining fields will automatically update when you tab out of that field or click in another one.

United Kingdom.

PP (European)

US

foot length (inches)

foot length (cm)

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