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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers to miles is 0.62137119223733, which means that 1 kilometer is equal to 0.62137119223733 miles:

1 km = 0.62137119223733 mi

To convert 5 kilometers into miles we have to multiply 5 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from kilometers to miles. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 km → 0.62137119223733 mi

5 km → L(mi)

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

L(mi) = 5 km × 0.62137119223733 mi

L(mi) = 3.1068559611867 mi

The final result is:

5 km → 3.1068559611867 mi

We conclude that 5 kilometers is equivalent to 3.1068559611867 miles:

5 kilometers = 3.1068559611867 miles

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 mile is equal to 0.3218688 × 5 kilometers.

Another way is saying that 5 kilometers is equal to 1 ÷ 0.3218688 miles.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that five kilometers is approximately three point one zero seven miles:

5 km ≅ 3.107 mi

An alternative is also that one mile is approximately zero point three two two times five kilometers.

Conversion table

kilometers to miles chart

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

kilometers (km) miles (mi)
6 kilometers 3.728 miles
7 kilometers 4.35 miles
8 kilometers 4.971 miles
9 kilometers 5.592 miles
10 kilometers 6.214 miles
11 kilometers 6.835 miles
12 kilometers 7.456 miles
13 kilometers 8.078 miles
14 kilometers 8.699 miles
15 kilometers 9.321 miles