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What is chain?
The chain is a unit of length in the Imperial system of units equal to approximately 20.1168 meters (1 ch ≈ 20.1168 m), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 0.0201168 kilometers (km) (an SI unit of length), or 4 rods or 100 links (Gunter's survey units of length), or 66 feet (ft) or 22 yards (yd), which are US customary / Imperial units of length.
Also known as:
Gunter's chain, Surveyor's chain, or land chain
Below you can find a comprehensive list with conversions from chains to other (metric, imperial, or customary) length and distance measurement units.