Kilometers to dekameters (km to dam) conversion factor is 100. To calculate how many dekameters in kilometers, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter. If scroll down, you may also create and print your own custom conversion table create your table.
1 Kilometer = 100 Dekameters
1 Dekameter = 0.01 Kilometer
For example, to calculate how many dekamaters there are in 20 kilometers, multiply the km value by the conversion factor, 20 km * 100 = 2000 dekameters in 20 km.
Kilometer is a metric unit and equals to 1000 meters. It is used to measure the distance between two geographical locations. The abbreviation is "km".
Dekameter is a metric unit and equals to 10 meters. It is very rarely used unit of length and mostly used in meteorology. The abbreviation is "dam".