# kilometers to meters Conversion Factor

The kilometer to meter conversion factor is 1000

To find how many kilometers are there in a meter, just multiply the quantity in kilometers by 0.

You can also use the formula to convert from kilometers to meters below:

Value in meters = value in kilometers × 1000

## Examples:

Convert half kilometer to meters:
half kilometers = 0.5 × 1000 = 500 meters.

Convert a kilometer to meters:
a kilometer = 1 × 1000 = 1000 meters.

Convert two kilometers to meters:
two kilometers = 2 × 1000 = 2000 meters.

Note: All values are rounded to 3 significant figures.

## More Examples:

Convert three kilometers to meters three kilometers = 3 × 3000 = 3000 meters.

Convert 4 kilometers to meters 4 kilometers = 4 × 4000 = 4000 meters.

Convert half kilometer to meters half kilometers = 0.5 × 500 = 500 meters.

Convert a quater kilometer to meters a quater kilometers = 0.25 × 250 = 250 meters.

Convert a fifth kilometer to meters a fifth kilometers = 0.2 × 200 = 200 meters.

Convert a eighth kilometer to meters a eighth kilometers = 0.125 × 125 = 125 meters.

Note: All values are rounded to 3 significant figures.

## Definition of Kilometer

A kilometer (km) is a decimal multiple of the meter, the International System of Units (SI) unit of length, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches. A kilometer is now used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world with notable exceptions being the United States and the United Kingdom.

## Definition of Meter

A meter (m), is the base unit of length in the the International System of Units (SI). It is defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second.