One hundred and sixty-five centimeters are equivalent to about 5 feet 5 inches, or 5.41339 feet. One inch is equivalent to 2.54 centimeters, and a foot has 12 inches.
On July 1, 1959, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa signed an agreement for the standardization of the yard and the pound. Based on this agreement, the length of the international yard in the United States is exactly 0.9144 meters. Since there are 3 feet in a yard, the length of a foot is consequently 0.3048 meters, and the length of an inch is 2.54 centimeters.