›› Measurement unit: km

Full name: kilometre

Plural form: kilometres

Symbol: km

Alternate spelling: kilometers

Category type: length

Scale factor: 1000


›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.001 km.


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›› 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.


›› Sample conversions: km

km to marathon
km to millimicron
km to fall [Scotland]
km to petametre
km to shaftment
km to meile [geographische]
km to meile [North Germany]
km to pygme [Greece]
km to miil (mijl) [Danish]
km to arms-length