# Convert 10 mi to cm

So you want to convert 10 miles into centimeters? If you're in a rush and just need the answer, the calculator below is all you need. The answer is 1609340 centimeters.

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## How to convert miles to centimeters

We all use different units of measurement every day. Whether you're in a foreign country and need to convert the local imperial units to metric, or you're baking a cake and need to convert to a unit you are more familiar with.

Luckily, converting most units is very, very simple. In this case, all you need to know is that 1 mi is equal to 160934 cm.

Once you know what 1 mi is in centimeters, you can simply multiply 160934 by the total miles you want to calculate.

So for our example here we have 10 miles. So all we do is multiply 10 by 160934:

10 x 160934 = 1609340

## What is the best conversion unit for 10 mi?

As an added little bonus conversion for you, we can also calculate the best unit of measurement for 10 mi.

What is the "best" unit of measurement? To keep it simple, let's say that the best unit of measure is the one that is the lowest possible without going below 1. The reason for this is that the lowest number generally makes it easier to understand the measurement.

For 10 mi the best unit of measurement is nautical miles, and the amount is 8.6897408207343 nmi.