# How long is 130 centimeters?

It's about three-fifths as tall as André the Giant
The height of André the Giant is about 220 centimeters.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 220 centimeters tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 210 centimeters and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about three-fifths as tall as Shaq
The height of Shaq is about 220 centimeters.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 220 centimeters tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about three-fifths as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
The height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is about 230 centimeters.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 230 centimeters. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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It's about two times as long as a Woman's Footstep
The length of a Woman's Footstep is about 66 centimeters.
(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 66 centimeters, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 130 centimeters. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-third as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
The length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is about 407.90 centimeters.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 407.90 centimeters. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as a Bowling Pin
The height of a Bowling Pin is about 38.10 centimeters.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.079375 cm of 38.1 cm in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-fourth as tall as a Giraffe
The height of a Giraffe is about 570 centimeters.
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 600 centimeters tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about one-fifth as long as a London bus
The length of a London bus is about 838 centimeters.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 838 centimeters 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.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Telephone Pole
The height of a Telephone Pole is about 1,100 centimeters.
(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 1,100 centimeters 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 one-tenth as tall as a Brachiosaurus
The height of a Brachiosaurus is about 1,300 centimeters.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 1,300 centimeters. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Semitrailer
The length of a Semitrailer is about 1,463 centimeters.
(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 1,463 centimeters (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Hollywood Sign
The height of The Hollywood Sign is about 1,500 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 1,500 centimeters tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as a Bowling Lane
The length of a Bowling Lane is about 1,915.60 centimeters.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 1,915.60 centimeters. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as a Cricket Pitch
The length of a Cricket Pitch is about 2,011.680 centimeters.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 2,011.680 centimeters. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 72 centimeters tall including the bails.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as De Gooyer
The height of De Gooyer is about 2,700 centimeters.
(a.k.a. De Funenmolen, a.k.a. The Mill on the Funen) (near Oostelijk Havengebied, Amsterdam, Netherlands) (total structure height)
The tallest windmill in Amsterdam, De Gooyer stands at 2,700 centimeters in structural height. Its prominence owes to the fact that it was relocated atop the base of a former water mill, following two earlier moves in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The windmill's four sails have a total span of about 1,800 centimeters.
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