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Convert Meter to Kilometer

Please provide values below to convert meter [m] to kilometer [km], or vice versa.

From: meter
To: kilometer
 

Definition: Meter
Meter, or metre (symbol: m), is the base length unit in the SI (International System of Units). The meter is defined as the distance travelled by light in 1/299,792,458 second. The meter was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole. In 1889, it was redefined in terms of a prototype meter bar. In 1960, the meter was redefined in terms of a certain number of wavelengths of a certain emission line of krypton-86. In 1983, the current definition was adopted.

Definition: Kilometer
Kilometer (symbol: km) is a length unit in the SI (International System of Units). A kilometer equals to one thousand meters. It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world.



Meter to Kilometer Conversion Table

Meter [m]Kilometer [km]
0.01 m1.0E-5 km
0.1 m0.0001 km
1 m0.001 km
2 m0.002 km
3 m0.003 km
5 m0.005 km
10 m0.01 km
20 m0.02 km
50 m0.05 km
100 m0.1 km
1000 m1 km


How to Convert Meter to Kilometer

1 m = 0.001 km
1 km = 1000 m

Example: convert 15 m to km:
15 m = 15 × 0.001 km = 0.015 km



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