How many meters are there in a kilometer (km)?
There are 1000 meters in a kilometer. In metric system, the prefix "kilo" means "multiplication by one thousand", that makes easier to remember how to convert from kilometers to meters, because if you replace the "kilo" with "1000", kilometer means 1000 meters.
If you would like to convert from meters to kilometers and also get more information and access the tables please check meters to kilometers conversion.
How to convert from kilometers to meters?
To convert from kilometers to meters, multiply the number of kilometers "x" by 1000.
For example, to find out how many meters there are in a kilometer and a half, multiply 1.5 by 1000, that makes 1500 meters in 1.5 kilometers.
You may also use this length and distance units conversion tool to convert between kilometers, meters and all other length and distance units.
What is a kilometer (kilometre)?
Kilometer (kilometre) is a metric length unit. The abbreviation is "km".
What is a meter?
Meter (metre) is a metric system base length unit and defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second. There are 3.28084 feet or 39.3701 inches in a meter. 1 kilometer is 1000 meters. The abbreviation of meter is "m".
The list for your reference:
1 Kilometer = 1000 Meters
Kilometers to Meters:
1/4 km = 250 m
1/2 km = 500 m
1 km = 1000 m
1.5 km = 1500 m
2 km = 2000 m
2.5 km = 2500 m
5 km = 5000 m
10 km = 10000 m
To find out how many meters there are in "x" kilometers for all conversion values please check the table below. If the kilometers to meters conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.