# 1 km to miles

## 1 km to miles conversion calculator

Miles to Kilometers (Swap units)

1km = 0.62137mi

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Kilometers to Miles conversion formula

Miles = Kilometers / 1.6093445

### 1 Kilometers to Miles calculation

Miles = Kilometers / 1.6093445

Miles = 1 / 1.6093444978926

Miles = 0.62137

## How to convert 1 Kilometers to Miles

Multiply the Kilometers value by the Kilometers to Miles conversion factor: 1 / 1.6093444978926 = 0.62137

## What is a kilometer?

A kilometer is a unit of length in the metric system, commonly used to measure distances. It is equal to 1,000 meters or approximately 0.621 miles. The prefix "kilo" in kilometer denotes a factor of 1,000, making it a larger unit compared to a meter. This unit is widely used around the world, especially in countries that have adopted the metric system.

To put it into perspective, a kilometer is roughly equivalent to 3,281 feet or 39,370 inches. In terms of everyday objects, it is approximately the distance covered in a 10-15 minute walk or the length of a typical city block. Kilometers are commonly used to measure longer distances, such as the length of a road or the distance between cities.

The use of kilometers as a unit of measurement offers several advantages. It provides a standardized and consistent way to measure distances, making it easier to communicate and compare measurements across different regions and countries. Additionally, the decimal-based nature of the metric system simplifies calculations and conversions between different units of length.

## What is a mile?

A mile is a unit of length commonly used in the United States and some other countries. It is equal to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards. The word "mile" is derived from the Latin word "mille," meaning thousand, as it originally represented the distance covered in 1,000 paces by a Roman legionary.

A mile is equivalent to 1760yds or 5280ft.

The mile is commonly used in the United States for measuring long distances, such as road distances and race distances. It is also used in the aviation and maritime industries for navigation purposes. However, in most other countries, the metric system is used, and the kilometer is the preferred unit for measuring long distances.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Kilometers
Miles
0km
0.00000mi
1km
0.62137mi
2km
1.24274mi
3km
1.86411mi
4km
2.48548mi
5km
3.10686mi
6km
3.72823mi
7km
4.34960mi
8km
4.97097mi
9km
5.59234mi
10km
6.21371mi
11km
6.83508mi
12km
7.45645mi
13km
8.07782mi
14km
8.69919mi
15km
9.32057mi
16km
9.94194mi
17km
10.56331mi
18km
11.18468mi
19km
11.80605mi
Kilometers
Miles
20km
12.42742mi
21km
13.04879mi
22km
13.67016mi
23km
14.29153mi
24km
14.91290mi
25km
15.53428mi
26km
16.15565mi
27km
16.77702mi
28km
17.39839mi
29km
18.01976mi
30km
18.64113mi
31km
19.26250mi
32km
19.88387mi
33km
20.50524mi
34km
21.12661mi
35km
21.74799mi
36km
22.36936mi
37km
22.99073mi
38km
23.61210mi
39km
24.23347mi
Kilometers
Miles
40km
24.85484mi
41km
25.47621mi
42km
26.09758mi
43km
26.71895mi
44km
27.34032mi
45km
27.96170mi
46km
28.58307mi
47km
29.20444mi
48km
29.82581mi
49km
30.44718mi
50km
31.06855mi
51km
31.68992mi
52km
32.31129mi
53km
32.93266mi
54km
33.55403mi
55km
34.17541mi
56km
34.79678mi
57km
35.41815mi
58km
36.03952mi
59km
36.66089mi
Kilometers
Miles
60km
37.28226mi
61km
37.90363mi
62km
38.52500mi
63km
39.14637mi
64km
39.76774mi
65km
40.38912mi
66km
41.01049mi
67km
41.63186mi
68km
42.25323mi
69km
42.87460mi
70km
43.49597mi
71km
44.11734mi
72km
44.73871mi
73km
45.36008mi
74km
45.98145mi
75km
46.60283mi
76km
47.22420mi
77km
47.84557mi
78km
48.46694mi
79km
49.08831mi