U.S. Equivalents of Metric Weights and Measures

AREA
1 square centimeter = 0.155 square inch
1 centiare = 1.550 square inches
1 are = 119.6 square yards
1 hectare = 2.471 acres
1 square kilometer = 0.3861 square mile
LENGTH
1 centimeter = 0.3937 inch
1 decimeter = 3.937 inches
1 meter = 39.37 inches
1 decameter = 3.937 inches
1 hectometer = 328 feet 1 inch
1 kilometer = 0.62137 mile
WEIGHT
1 centigram = 0.1543 grain
1 decigram = 1.5432 grains
1 gram = 15.432 grains
1 kilogram = 2.2046 pounds
1 quintal = 220.46 pounds
1 metric tons = 2,204.6 pounds
CAPACITY
1 centiliter = 0.338 fluid ounce
1 deciliter = 6.1025 cubic inches
1 liter = 0.9081 dry quart or 1.0567 liquid quarts
1 deciliter = 0.284 bushel or 2.64 gallons
1 hectoliter = 2.838 bushels or 26.418 gallons
1 kilometer = 35.315 cubic feet or 264.18 gallons
VOLUME
1 cubic centimeter = 0.061 cubic inch
1 cubic meter = 1.308 cubic yards