Kilometers (km) to miles (for land and US, UK nautical miles) conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many miles in kilometers, simply multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter if the conversion is into a land mile.
1 Kilometer = 0.621371192 Mile
1 Kilometer = 0.539956803 Mile [US, nautical]
1 Kilometer = 0.539611824 Mile [UK, nautical]
There is 0.621371192 mile in a kilometer, because one foot is defined as 30.48 centimeters and there are 100 000 cm in a kilometer, that makes 100000 / 30.48 = 3280.84 feet in a km. There are 5280 feet in one mile. If you divide the number of feet in 1 km (3280.84) by the number of feet in 1 mile (5280 ft), that makes 3280.84 / 5280 = 0.621371192 mile in a km.
Kilometer is a metric length unit and it is mostly used to measure the distance between two geographical locations. There are 1000 meters, 1093.61 yards, 3280.84 feet or 39370.1 inches in 1 kilometer. The abbreviation is "km".
Mile is an imperial and US customary length unit. Similar to the kilometers, it is mostly used to measure the distance between two geographical locations. There are 1609.34 meters, 1760 yards, 5280 feet or 63360 inches in 1 mile. The abbreviation is "mi".