Home / Length Conversion / Convert Meter to Kilometer

# 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