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Convert kilometer

Kilometer is a multiple of the meter unit. The kilo prefix stands for 1000 therefore, 1 kilometer = 1000 meter units. Meter is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:
1 kilometer is 1000 meters
The kilometer (or kilometre) is equal to 1000 meters, or exactly equal to the distance travelled by light in free space in 1/299,792,458 of a second. The kilometer is used everywhere in the world, except United states and UK, to measure distances between geographical locations. In the United States and UK the mile is used instead of the kilometer.
The symbol for kilometer is km
Kilometer is compatible with the metre base unit.

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