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# Convert Kilometer to Meter

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

 From: kilometer To: meter

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.

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.

### Kilometer to Meter Conversion Table

Kilometer [km]Meter [m]
0.01 km10 m
0.1 km100 m
1 km1000 m
2 km2000 m
3 km3000 m
5 km5000 m
10 km10000 m
20 km20000 m
50 km50000 m
100 km100000 m
1000 km1000000 m

### How to Convert Kilometer to Meter

1 km = 1000 m
1 m = 0.001 km

Example: convert 15 km to m:
15 km = 15 × 1000 m = 15000 m