Leagues to Miles Converter

Use this converter to easily convert between Leagues and Miles (lea to miles).

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How many Miles in a League?

According to United States land league definition, there are exactly 3 miles in a league. The symbol used is "U.S. st. leag." or just "lea". There are different definitions across the world, but no single country includes the league in its official unit system.

Difference between Leagues and Miles

Historically, leagues were popular in Europe and Latin America, and according to some sources they were supposed to approximate the distance a person can walk in an hour. Miles were much more popular, starting from the Roman empire and the Roman mile. However, nowadays miles are officially used only in the United States, United Kingdom, and a couple of other countries, and its official definition is according to the metric system.

How to convert Leagues to Miles?

To convert leagues to miles, simply multiply the distance in leagues by 3 to get the distance in miles. For simple round numbers you probably won't even need a calculator for this. However, for decimal numbers and high numbers you will appreciate our leagues to miles converter.

Leagues to miles conversion example

Sample task: convert 3 leagues to miles. Solution:

Formula:
leagues * 3 = miles
Calculation:
3 leagues * 3 = 9 miles
End result:
3 leagues is equal to 9 miles

lea to m conversion table

leagues to miles conversion table
leagues miles
1 leagues 3 miles
2 leagues 6 miles
3 leagues 9 miles
4 leagues 12 miles
5 leagues 15 miles
6 leagues 18 miles
7 leagues 21 miles
8 leagues 24 miles
9 leagues 27 miles
10 leagues 30 miles
20 leagues 60 miles
30 leagues 90 miles
40 leagues 120 miles
50 leagues 150 miles
60 leagues 180 miles
70 leagues 210 miles
80 leagues 240 miles
90 leagues 270 miles
100 leagues 300 miles
200 leagues 600 miles
300 leagues 900 miles
400 leagues 1,200 miles
500 leagues 1,500 miles
600 leagues 1,800 miles
700 leagues 2,100 miles
800 leagues 2,400 miles
900 leagues 2,700 miles
1,000 leagues 3,000 miles

References:

[1] NIST Special Publication 330 (2008) - "The International System of Units (SI)", edited by Barry N.Taylor and Ambler Thompson

[2] International Organization for Standardization (1993). ISO Standards Handbook: Quantities and units (3rd edition). Geneva: ISO. ISBN 92-67-10185-4.

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