There are 198.8 rods in a kilometer. To convert from kilometers to rod, multiply the kilometer value by 198.8.
1 Kilometer = 198.838782 Rods
1 Rod = 0.0050292 Kilometer
Kilometer is a metric length unit and equals to 1000 meters. The abbreviation is "km".
Rod is a rarely used unit of length and now mostly used in canoeing and some specialized maps. Rod, perch and pole are the same length unit.