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How long is 25 meters?

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It's about half as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, 25 meters is 0.51 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 2 times that amount.
(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 49 m tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about half as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 25 meters is 0.4841 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 2.066 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 25 meters is 0.443 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 2.26 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 56.4 m tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.43 times 25 meters.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 11 m tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 25 meters is 0.434 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 2.3 times that amount.
(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
It's about one-third as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, 25 meters is 0.365 times the length of The Wingspan of a 747, and the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 2.74 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
It's about three times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 25 meters is 2.98 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.336 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 8.38 m in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.