How many decametres in 1 kilometer?
The answer is 100.
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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.
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››Quick conversion chart of decametres to kilometer

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.

››Definition: Kilometer

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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