# What is the difference between a yard and a meter?

Both meter and yard are the units of measurement and are used to measure length, distance, height, etc.

## Answer: The difference between meter and yard is that the meter is a SI unit of length and a yard is a unit of length. Also, 1 meter is about 1.09 yards.

Let's look into the relationship between yards and meters.

**Explanation:**

1 yard = 36 inches

1 meter = 1.0936 yards = 39.370 inches