Meters (m) to Kilometers (km) Converter

This length unit converter dynamically calculates the value you enter in meters (m) and converts it to its equivalent value in kilometers (km).

How many meters (m) are in 1 kilometer (km)? What is the formula for how to convert meters to kilometers (m to km)?

1 meter (m) = 0.001 kilometer (km)
So we can say that there is 0.001 kilometer in 1 meter.
This means that the multiplication conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a meter unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a kilometer unit of measurement is 0.001.

Inversely (or reciprocally),

1 kilometer (km) = 1,000 meters (m)
So we can say that there is 1,000 meters in 1 kilometer.
This means that the division conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a meter unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a kilometer unit of measurement is 1,000.

Knowing this inverse mathematical relationship between the two conversion factors and their reciprocal operations, we can derive two formulas to calculate and convert a quantity of length expressed in meters to an equivalent quantity of length expressed in kilometers (m to km). Both formulas will yield the same result. The formulas are:

km = m ร— 0.001 ย  ย โ†’ This is the formula based on the multiplication conversion factor.

and

km = m รท 1,000 ย  ย โ†’ This is the formula based on the division conversion factor.

For example, if you have a length of 250 meters that you want to convert to kilometers, you would use either of the two formulas as follows:

km = 250 m ร— 0.001 = 0.25 km
km = 250 m รท 1,000 = 0.25 km

So, the result is the same using either formula, which is 0.25 kilometer.

Meters to kilometers (m to km) conversion chart

To save you time and effort spent on having to perform manual calculations or look up conversion formulas every time a conversion from meters to kilometers is needed, here is a meters-to-kilometers conversion chart for your quick and easy reference. This conversion chart (or conversion table) shows common measurement values of length in meters and their equivalent measurement values in kilometers. These equivalent measurement values may be rounded off to 1 or 2 decimal places when it is mathematically expedient for everyday applications.

meters (m)kilometers (km)
1 m0.001 km
2 m0.002 km
3 m0.003 km
4 m0.004 km
5 m0.005 km
6 m0.006 km
7 m0.007 km
8 m0.008 km
9 m0.009 km
10 m0.010 km
11 m0.011 km
12 m0.012 km
13 m0.013 km
14 m0.014 km
15 m0.015 km
16 m0.016 km
17 m0.017 km
18 m0.018 km
19 m0.019 km
20 m0.020 km
21 m0.021 km
22 m0.022 km
23 m0.023 km
24 m0.024 km
25 m0.025 km
26 m0.026 km
27 m0.027 km
28 m0.028 km
29 m0.029 km
30 m0.030 km
31 m0.031 km
32 m0.032 km
33 m0.033 km
34 m0.034 km
35 m0.035 km
36 m0.036 km
37 m0.037 km
38 m0.038 km
39 m0.039 km
40 m0.040 km
41 m0.041 km
42 m0.042 km
43 m0.043 km
44 m0.044 km
45 m0.045 km
46 m0.046 km
47 m0.047 km
48 m0.048 km
49 m0.049 km
50 m0.050 km
51 m0.051 km
52 m0.052 km
53 m0.053 km
54 m0.054 km
55 m0.055 km
56 m0.056 km
57 m0.057 km
58 m0.058 km
59 m0.059 km
60 m0.060 km
61 m0.061 km
62 m0.062 km
63 m0.063 km
64 m0.064 km
65 m0.065 km
66 m0.066 km
67 m0.067 km
68 m0.068 km
69 m0.069 km
70 m0.070 km
71 m0.071 km
72 m0.072 km
73 m0.073 km
74 m0.074 km
75 m0.075 km
76 m0.076 km
77 m0.077 km
78 m0.078 km
79 m0.079 km
80 m0.080 km
81 m0.081 km
82 m0.082 km
83 m0.083 km
84 m0.084 km
85 m0.085 km
86 m0.086 km
87 m0.087 km
88 m0.088 km
89 m0.089 km
90 m0.090 km
91 m0.091 km
92 m0.092 km
93 m0.093 km
94 m0.094 km
95 m0.095 km
96 m0.096 km
97 m0.097 km
98 m0.098 km
99 m0.099 km
100 m0.100 km
meters (m)kilometers (km)
101 m0.101 km
102 m0.102 km
103 m0.103 km
104 m0.104 km
105 m0.105 km
106 m0.106 km
107 m0.107 km
108 m0.108 km
109 m0.109 km
110 m0.110 km
111 m0.111 km
112 m0.112 km
113 m0.113 km
114 m0.114 km
115 m0.115 km
116 m0.116 km
117 m0.117 km
118 m0.118 km
119 m0.119 km
120 m0.120 km
121 m0.121 km
122 m0.122 km
123 m0.123 km
124 m0.124 km
125 m0.125 km
126 m0.126 km
127 m0.127 km
128 m0.128 km
129 m0.129 km
130 m0.130 km
131 m0.131 km
132 m0.132 km
133 m0.133 km
134 m0.134 km
135 m0.135 km
136 m0.136 km
137 m0.137 km
138 m0.138 km
139 m0.139 km
140 m0.140 km
141 m0.141 km
142 m0.142 km
143 m0.143 km
144 m0.144 km
145 m0.145 km
146 m0.146 km
147 m0.147 km
148 m0.148 km
149 m0.149 km
150 m0.150 km
151 m0.151 km
152 m0.152 km
153 m0.153 km
154 m0.154 km
155 m0.155 km
156 m0.156 km
157 m0.157 km
158 m0.158 km
159 m0.159 km
160 m0.160 km
161 m0.161 km
162 m0.162 km
163 m0.163 km
164 m0.164 km
165 m0.165 km
166 m0.166 km
167 m0.167 km
168 m0.168 km
169 m0.169 km
170 m0.170 km
171 m0.171 km
172 m0.172 km
173 m0.173 km
174 m0.174 km
175 m0.175 km
176 m0.176 km
177 m0.177 km
178 m0.178 km
179 m0.179 km
180 m0.180 km
181 m0.181 km
182 m0.182 km
183 m0.183 km
184 m0.184 km
185 m0.185 km
186 m0.186 km
187 m0.187 km
188 m0.188 km
189 m0.189 km
190 m0.190 km
191 m0.191 km
192 m0.192 km
193 m0.193 km
194 m0.194 km
195 m0.195 km
196 m0.196 km
197 m0.197 km
198 m0.198 km
199 m0.199 km
200 m0.200 km

Conversion factor of 1 meter to other units of length

Here is a reference list providing a conversion of 1 meter (m) to its equivalent values in various units of length, both metric and imperial:

  • 1 meter (m) = 1,000,000,000 nanometers (nm)
  • 1 meter (m) = 1,000,000 micrometers (ยตm)
  • 1 meter (m) = 1,000 millimeters (mm)
  • 1 meter (m) = 100 centimeters (cm)
  • 1 meter (m) = 10 decimeters (dm)
  • 1 meter (m) = 0.001 kilometer (km)
  • 1 meter (m) = 39.370078740157 inches (in)
  • 1 meter (m) = 3.2808398950131 feet (ft)
  • 1 meter (m) = 1.0936132983377 yards (yd)
  • 1 meter (m) = 0.00062137119223733 mile (mi)
  • 1 meter (m) = 0.00053995680345572 nautical mile (nmi)

What is a meter (m)?

Definition of meter: The meter is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), commonly known as the metric system. A meter is defined as the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 seconds. It is widely used globally as the standard unit for measuring length.

The abbreviation for meter is m.

What is a kilometer (km)?

Definition of kilometer: A kilometer is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), commonly known as the metric system, equal to one thousand meters (10^3 m). It is commonly used for longer distances, such as races, road distances and geographical features.

The abbreviation for kilometer is km. The single Unicode character ใŽž (U+339E) represents the 2-character Latin abbreviation for kilometer. The Windows Alt code for this character ใŽž is Alt + 13214.