# Convert Kilometer to Meter

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

**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 km | 10 m |

0.1 km | 100 m |

1 km | 1000 m |

2 km | 2000 m |

3 km | 3000 m |

5 km | 5000 m |

10 km | 10000 m |

20 km | 20000 m |

50 km | 50000 m |

100 km | 100000 m |

1000 km | 1000000 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