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What units of measure are used on Avalanche?
What units of measure are used on Avalanche?

common units of measure

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Written by Jovica Popovic
Updated over a week ago

When developing Avalanche®, users will frequently need to think about units of measure used for various amounts of AVAX. This is a list of common units of measure:

NanoAvax uint64 = 1
MicroAvax uint64 = 1000 * NanoAvax
Schmeckle uint64 = 49*MicroAvax + 463*NanoAvax
MilliAvax uint64 = 1000 * MicroAvax
Avax uint64 = 1000 * MilliAvax
KiloAvax uint64 = 1000 * Avax
MegaAvax uint64 = 1000 * KiloAvax

Users can interact with the Unit Converter on the Subnet Explorer for easy conversions between these units, as well as for other tokens.


For any additional questions, please view our other knowledge base articles or contact a support team member via the chat button. Examples are for illustrative purposes only.

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