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# What is the difference between a Statute mile and a nautical mile?

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## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 03/28/2010

## Mile

The**statute mile**of 5,280 feet (about 1,609 m), or 63,360 inches.

The international **nautical mile** of exactly 1,852 m (about
6,076 feet).

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