Convert between Kilometer and other Length units.

Kilometer

What is meter?

In 1793, The distance from the equator to the North Pole was measured and divided by 10 million. The result of the previous process was called as a meter.

Nowadays, meter or metre is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI).

Meter or metre is a metric measurement slightly longer than a yard. It is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). Distance measures length. For example, the distance of a road is how long the road is.

Meter is used as a measure of distance across the globe. Distance expresses the length. For example, the distance of a road is how long the road is.

However most of countries use meter to measure length, US is the primary exception which is using imperial system

What is kilometer?

The kilometer is a unit of length equals to 1,000 meters. Its abbreviation is km.

It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places. The U.S. and Great Britain are the only two developed nations use miles rather than kilometers on their road signs.

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Atomic unit of length
Aln
Angstrom
Arpent
Astronomical unit
Attometer
Barleycorn
Bohr radius
Caliber
Centiinch
Centimeter
Chain
Chain (US survey)
Cubit (Greek)
Cubit (UK)
Decimeter
Dekameter
Earth's distance from sun
Earth's equatorial radius
Earth's polar radius
Electron radius (classical)
Ell
Exameter
Famn
Fathom
Fathom (US survey)
Femtometer
Fermi
Finger (cloth)
Fingerbreadth
Foot
Foot (US survey)
Furlong
Furlong (US survey)
Gigameter
Hand
Handbreadth
Hectometer
Inch
Inch (US survey)
Ken
Kiloparsec
Kiloyard
League
League (statute)
Light year
Link
Link (US survey)
Long cubit
Long reed
Megameter
Megaparsec
Meter
Microinch
Micrometer
Micron
Mil
Mile
Mile (Roman)
Mile (statute)
Mile (US survey)
Millimeter
Nail (cloth)
Nanometer
Nautical league (int.)
Nautical league (UK)
Nautical mile (international)
Nautical mile (UK)
Parsec
Perch
Petameter
Pica
Picometer
Planck length
Point
Pole
Reed
Rod
Rod (US survey)
Roman actus
Rope
Russian archin
Span (cloth)
Sun's radius
Terameter
Twip
Vara castellana
Vara conuquera
Vara de tarea
X-unit
Yard