Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 11,718.60 minutes?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about one-two-hundredth as long as World War I
In other words, 11,718.60 minutes is 0.005 times the length of World War I, and the length of World War I is 196 times that amount.
(a.k.a. First World War, a.k.a. Great War, a.k.a. World War, a.k.a. War to End All Wars, a.k.a. WWI, a.k.a. WW1) (1914 - 1918)
World War I is considered to have begun with the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28th, 1914 and to have lasted until the signing of the armistice with Germany on November 11th, 1918, for a total of 2,300,000 minutes. However, the Treaty of Versailles which ended conflicts between the major powers was not signed until June 28th, 1919 and the last formal peace treaties were not signed until August 23rd, 1923 — 2,510,000 minutes after the armistice was signed.
It's about 200 times as long as The Football game (American)
In other words, 11,718.60 minutes is 200 times the length of The Football game (American), and the length of The Football game (American) is 0.01 times that amount.
(a.k.a. American football) (per NFL rules; playing time only)
Per National Football League Rules, an American football game consists of four periods of 15 minutes each for a total of 60 minutes. The total duration of a football game can often be more than three hours, including stoppages of play, the intermission at halftime, team timeouts, and, in televised games, commercial timeouts. The Super Bowl — the highest-profile game of the sport — aired 45 minutes of commercials in 2009.
It's about 250 times as long as a Basketball game
In other words, 11,718.60 minutes is 244 times the length of a Basketball game, and the length of a Basketball game is 0.004 times that amount.
(NBA regulation; playing time only)
Per National Basketball Association rules , a basketball game (without an overtime) consists of four periods of 12 minutes each, for a total of 48 minutes of playing time. The first basketball game, played in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played in two 15-minute halves and ended with a score of 1-0.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as long as World War II
In other words, 11,718.60 minutes is 0.0037 times the length of World War II, and the length of World War II is 269.5 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Second World War, a.k.a. WWII, a.k.a. WW2) (1939 - 1945)
The most widespread war in history, the Second World War is generally considered to have started with the German invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939 and to have until the surrender of Japan on September 2nd, 1945, a total of 3,158,000 minutes. Also the deadliest conflict in history, the war had an estimated 60 million casualties globally.
It's about one-three-hundredth as long as The Construction of the Chunnel
In other words, 11,718.60 minutes is 0.00349 times the length of The Construction of the Chunnel, and the length of The Construction of the Chunnel is 286.7 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Channel Tunnel, a.k.a. Le tunnel sous la Manche) (1987 thru 1994) (Folkstone, Kent, UK to Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, France)
The construction crew of the Chunnel broke ground in England on December 15th, 1987 and the tunnel was inaugurated by the Queen of England and the President of France on May 6th, 1994 — a total construction time of 3,357,000 minutes. The 4.9 million cubic meters of chalk excavated from the UK side of the Chunnel was dumped within sea walls to create the 299,467.38 sq. km (74 acre) Samphire Hoe County Park near Dover, Kent.
It's about one-four-hundredth as long as The Revolutionary War (American)
In other words, 11,718.60 minutes is 0.00266 times the length of The Revolutionary War (American), and the length of The Revolutionary War (American) is 376.1 times that amount.
(a.k.a. American War of Independence) (1775-83)
The War between Great Britain and the its thirteen colonies in North America (now the United States) for the independence of the United States is generally considered to have started with the Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 18th, 1775 (sometimes known as "The Shot Heard 'round the World") and to have concluded with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on September 3rd, 1783 — 4,406,000 minutes. A total of 25,000 Americans are estimated to have died as a result of the war.
It's about one-five-hundredth as long as King Tut's reign
In other words, 11,718.60 minutes is 0.00 times the length of King Tut's reign, and the length of King Tut's reign is 500 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Tutankhamun, a.k.a. Tutankhaten, a.k.a. tVwa:t-ʕa:nəx-ʔaˡma:n) (1333 BCE - 1324 BCE)
Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, Tutankhamun begin his reign at the age of eight in 1333 BCE and remained pharaoh until 1324 BCE — 5,000,000 minutes later. When artifacts from Tut's tomb were on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City, New York) from late 1976 to 1979, they were viewed by an estimated 8 million people.