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How long is 1,500 centimeters?

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It's about half as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 1,500 centimeters is 0.54681 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 1.8288 times that amount.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
It's about three times as tall as a Giraffe.
In other words, the height of a Giraffe is 0.3 times 1,500 centimeters.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
It's about one-third as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 3.13 times 1,500 centimeters.
(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 4,690 centimeters tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, 1,500 centimeters is 0.31 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 3.2 times that amount.
(Paris, France)
It's about three-tenths as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 1,500 centimeters is 0.2905 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 3.442 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 1,500 centimeters is 3.677 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.272 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
It's about one-fourth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 1,500 centimeters is 0.266 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 3.76 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)