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The rod conversion selector above selects the length/distance measurement unit to convert to starting from rods (rd). To make a conversion starting from a unit of length other than rod, simply click on the "Reset" button.

What is rod?

The rod is a unit of length in the Imperial system of units equal to approximately 5.0292 meters (1 rod = 5.0292 m), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 0.25 chains (ch) or 25 links (Gunter's survey units of length), or 16.5 feet (ft) or 5.5 yards (yd), which are US customary / Imperial units of length.

Symbol:

rd

Plural:

rods

Alternative names:

pole, perch, or lug (old English)