# How long is 5.5 meters?

It's about as tall as a Giraffe
The height of a Giraffe is about 5.70 meters.
It's about one-and-one-third times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
The length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is about 4.079 meters.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
It's about two-thirds as long as a London bus
The length of a London bus is about 8.380 meters.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
It's about half as tall as a Telephone Pole
The height of a Telephone Pole is about 11 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)
It's about two-fifths as tall as a Brachiosaurus
The height of a Brachiosaurus is about 13 meters.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
The height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is about 2.30 meters.
(artificial; average height)
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as André the Giant
The height of André the Giant is about 2.20 meters.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Shaq
The height of Shaq is about 2.20 meters.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
It's about two-fifths as long as a Semitrailer
The length of a Semitrailer is about 14.630 meters.
(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)
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Hollywood Sign
The height of The Hollywood Sign is about 15 meters.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as a Queen Size Bed
The length of a Queen Size Bed is about 2.032 meters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as a King Size Bed
The length of a King Size Bed is about 2.032 meters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
It's about three times as tall as Michael Jordan
The height of Michael Jordan is about 2 meters.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
It's about three times as long as a Full Size Bed
The length of a Full Size Bed is about 1.9050 meters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
It's about three times as long as a Twin Size bed
The length of a Twin Size bed is about 1.9050 meters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)

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