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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers to meters is 1000, which means that 1 kilometer is equal to 1000 meters:

1 km = 1000 m

To convert 1 kilometers into meters we have to multiply 1 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from kilometers to meters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 km → 1000 m

1 km → L(m)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in meters:

L(m) = 1 km × 1000 m

L(m) = 1000 m

The final result is:

1 km → 1000 m

We conclude that 1 kilometers is equivalent to 1000 meters:

1 kilometers = 1000 meters

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.001 × 1 kilometers.

Another way is saying that 1 kilometers is equal to 1 ÷ 0.001 meters.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one kilometers is approximately one thousand meters:

1 km ≅ 1000 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point zero zero one times one kilometers.

Conversion table

kilometers to meters chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from kilometers to meters

kilometers (km) meters (m)
2 kilometers 2000 meters
3 kilometers 3000 meters
4 kilometers 4000 meters
5 kilometers 5000 meters
6 kilometers 6000 meters
7 kilometers 7000 meters
8 kilometers 8000 meters
9 kilometers 9000 meters
10 kilometers 10000 meters
11 kilometers 11000 meters