# Convert Meter to Kilometer

Please provide values below to convert meter [m] to kilometer [km], or *vice versa*.

**Definition: Meter**

Meter, or metre (symbol: m), is the base length unit in the SI (International System of Units). The meter is defined as the distance travelled by light in 1/299,792,458 second. The meter was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole. In 1889, it was redefined in terms of a prototype meter bar. In 1960, the meter was redefined in terms of a certain number of wavelengths of a certain emission line of krypton-86. In 1983, the current definition was adopted.

**Definition: Kilometer**

Kilometer (symbol: km) is a length unit in the SI (International System of Units). A kilometer equals to one thousand meters. It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world.

### Meter to Kilometer Conversion Table

Meter [m] | Kilometer [km] |
---|---|

0.01 m | 1.0E-5 km |

0.1 m | 0.0001 km |

1 m | 0.001 km |

2 m | 0.002 km |

3 m | 0.003 km |

5 m | 0.005 km |

10 m | 0.01 km |

20 m | 0.02 km |

50 m | 0.05 km |

100 m | 0.1 km |

1000 m | 1 km |

### How to Convert Meter to Kilometer

1 m = 0.001 km

1 km = 1000 m

**Example:** convert 15 m to km:

15 m = 15 × 0.001 km = 0.015 km