There are 1760 yards in a mile or 5280 feet. A mile is equals to 1609.3 meters or 1.6093 kilometers. It should be noted that a mile is an Imperial and United States Customary systems length unit.
There are different types of miles. A Nautical mile is 2025.37 yards while a Swedish mile is 10936.13 yards. The symbol for a mile is “mi” as stipulated by the American National Institute of Standards and Technology. Moreover, a mile was standardized by the international agreement in 1959 as exactly 1,609.344 meters, this is known as the international mile.
A mile is used to describe a wide range of units. Originally used by the Romans, it was then used by the countries colonized by the British and it was retained by some. Most countries did switch to the metric system, but some countries still use the mile, where the international mile is used. These counties include Liberia, United Kingdom, the United States and Myanmar. Old British colonized territories still use the mile.
Finally, in order to convert the mile back to yards, simply multiply the mile value by 1760 in order to obtain the number of yards.