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How long is the distance around the earth?
Question Date: 2004-02-04
Answer 1:

The circumference of the Earth around the equator is 40 077 km, and the polar circumference is 40 005 km. Measuring to the nearest meter is more complicated since the length you get depends on whether you make your tape measure go up over all the mountains, or whether you dig a trench and measure around the world at sea level.
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