# Meters to Kilometers (m to km)

## Meters to Kilometers (m to km) conversion calculator

Kilometers to Meters (Swap units)

1m = 0.001km

Accuracy

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.

### Meters to Kilometers formula

Kilometers = Meters / 1000

### 1 Meters to Kilometers calculation

Kilometers = Meters / 1000

Kilometers = 1 / 1000

Kilometers = 0.001

## How do you convert meters to kilometers?

To convert meters to kilometers, you need to divide the number of meters by 1000. This is because there are 1000 meters in one kilometer. The formula for the conversion is as follows: Kilometers = Meters / 1000

For example, let's say you have a distance of 5000 meters that you want to convert to kilometers. Using the formula, you would divide 5000 by 1000, which equals 5 kilometers. So, 5000 meters is equal to 5 kilometers.

## What is a meter?

A meter is a unit of length in the metric system, and it is equivalent to 100 centimeters or 1,000 millimeters. It is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI) and is widely used around the world for measuring distances. The meter was originally defined as one ten-millionth of the distance from the North Pole to the equator along a meridian passing through Paris, France. However, in 1983, the meter was redefined as the distance traveled by light in a vacuum during a specific time interval.

## 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.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Meters
Kilometers
0m
0.00000km
1m
0.00100km
2m
0.00200km
3m
0.00300km
4m
0.00400km
5m
0.00500km
6m
0.00600km
7m
0.00700km
8m
0.00800km
9m
0.00900km
10m
0.01000km
11m
0.01100km
12m
0.01200km
13m
0.01300km
14m
0.01400km
15m
0.01500km
16m
0.01600km
17m
0.01700km
18m
0.01800km
19m
0.01900km
Meters
Kilometers
20m
0.02000km
21m
0.02100km
22m
0.02200km
23m
0.02300km
24m
0.02400km
25m
0.02500km
26m
0.02600km
27m
0.02700km
28m
0.02800km
29m
0.02900km
30m
0.03000km
31m
0.03100km
32m
0.03200km
33m
0.03300km
34m
0.03400km
35m
0.03500km
36m
0.03600km
37m
0.03700km
38m
0.03800km
39m
0.03900km
Meters
Kilometers
40m
0.04000km
41m
0.04100km
42m
0.04200km
43m
0.04300km
44m
0.04400km
45m
0.04500km
46m
0.04600km
47m
0.04700km
48m
0.04800km
49m
0.04900km
50m
0.05000km
51m
0.05100km
52m
0.05200km
53m
0.05300km
54m
0.05400km
55m
0.05500km
56m
0.05600km
57m
0.05700km
58m
0.05800km
59m
0.05900km
Meters
Kilometers
60m
0.06000km
61m
0.06100km
62m
0.06200km
63m
0.06300km
64m
0.06400km
65m
0.06500km
66m
0.06600km
67m
0.06700km
68m
0.06800km
69m
0.06900km
70m
0.07000km
71m
0.07100km
72m
0.07200km
73m
0.07300km
74m
0.07400km
75m
0.07500km
76m
0.07600km
77m
0.07700km
78m
0.07800km
79m
0.07900km