How many decametres in 1 kilometer?
The answer is 100.
We assume you are converting between decametre and kilometre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 decametres, or 0.001 kilometer.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between decameters and kilometres.
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1 decametres to kilometer = 0.01 kilometer
10 decametres to kilometer = 0.1 kilometer
50 decametres to kilometer = 0.5 kilometer
100 decametres to kilometer = 1 kilometer
200 decametres to kilometer = 2 kilometer
500 decametres to kilometer = 5 kilometer
1000 decametres to kilometer = 10 kilometer
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A decametre (American spelling: dekameter, symbol: dam) is a measurement of distance equal to ten metres. This measure is included mostly for completeness. It very rarely has any practical application.
A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). It is approximately equal to 0.621 miles, 1094 yards or 3281 feet.
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