Holland uses the Metric system. Below are the Imperial (USA, UK) units and their metric equivalents with corresponding abbreviations.
When writing numbers in the Netherlands, the English convention of using commas and decimal points is reversed. For example, in Holland 1 inch is written as 2,54 cm - in English this is written as 2.54 cm.
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1 inch = 2.54 centimeter (cm)
1 foot = 30.5 centimeter
1 yard = 91.4 centimeter
1 mile = 1.6 kilometer (km)
1 ounce = 28 gram (gr)
1 pound (lb.) = 0.45 kilogram (kg)
1 fluid-ounce = 30 milliliter (ml)
1 quart = 0.946 liter (l or ltr)
1 gallon = 3.78 liter
32 degrees Fahrenheit = 0 degrees Celsius (oC)
60 degrees Fahrenheit = 16 degrees Celsius
90 degrees Fahrenheit = 32 degrees Celsius