## Which is greater, 1 mile or 1 kilometer? - Quora

Answer (1 of 12): just remember that mt. everest is 5 miles high and 8 Km high. So 5 M = 8 Km and one mile is there for 1.6 Km, or of course one Km is 5/8th of a mile (1100 yds or 50 chains. Asking which is greater has no answer. The mile is longer than a kilometer as can be seen by the fact that...

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