# Meter to Ken Converter

## Meter

*What is meter?*

In 1793, The distance from the equator to the North Pole was measured and divided by 10 million. The result of the previous process was called as a meter.

Nowadays, meter or metre is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI).

**Meter** or **metre** is a metric measurement slightly longer than a yard. It is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). Distance measures length. For example, the distance of a road is how long the road is.

Meter is used as a measure of distance across the globe. Distance expresses the length. For example, the distance of a road is how long the road is.

However most of countries use meter to measure length, US is the primary exception which is using imperial system.

Here we will show you how to convert meters to feet:

1 meter is equal to 0.3.28084 feet:

1 m = (1/0.3048) ft = 3.28084 ft

## Ken

What is the ken?

The ken is a unit of length used in Japan. Its value varies greatly with time and location. Nowadays we can use 2.11836 meter to express the size of 1 ken. Originally, it equals six Japanese feet.

However it is not used widely, the kin is commonly used in measurement in Japanese architecture.