is a male monarch or a head of state, or, otherwise, the male consort to a female monarch (Queen)
; (see Germanic king
for the origins of the word "king" and for the traditional kings of Germanic countries).
King may also refer to:
- King Island, the name of several islands
- King Peak, the name of several mountains
- King Range, the name of two mountain ranges
- King River, the name of several rivers
- King Street, any of several streets
- King Water, a river in northern Cumbria, England
- King, Ontario, a township in Canada
- King, Indiana, a village in the United States
- King, North Carolina, a town in the United States
- King County, Washington, a county in the United States
- King, Wisconsin, two towns in the United States
- King (crater), a lunar impact crater
- King (TTC), a subway stop in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Media and entertainment
Television and film
- The King Sisters quartet
- King (band), an eighties New Wave band
- King (Belly album), a 1995 album by Belly
- King (T.I. album), a 2006 album by T.I.
- The King (album), an album by Teenage Fanclub
- "K.I.N.G.", a song by Satyricon
- "The King", a song by Raven from Nothing Exceeds Like Excess
- KING-FM, a radio station at 98.1 FM in Seattle
- King Records, a Japanese record label
- King Records (USA), an American record label
- King Worldwide, a New Zealand record label
- King (Keyon Spearman album,a 1993 album by Keyon Spearman
- B. B. King, American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter.
- Billie Jean King, tennis player.
- Don King, three people named Don King
- John King (journalist), CNN Reporter
- Larry King, host of Larry King Live
- Ledley King, English football player
- Martin Luther King, Jr., American civil rights leader and Southern Christian Leadership Conference Chair
- Martin Luther King, Sr., a Baptist minister.
- Pat King
- Paul King, five people named Paul King
- Peter King, thirteen people named Peter King
- Stephen King (disambiguation), ten people named Stephen King
- Rodney King
- Kerry King, Guitarist of the Thrash metal band, Slayer.
Nicknamed "The King"
- Elvis Presley, American rock and roll artist
- Eric Cantona, Manchester United footballing legend
- Wayne Carey, Australian rules footballer
- Graham Kennedy, Australian television compère
- Jack Kirby, American comic book artist
- Jerry Lawler, professional wrestler
- Wally Lewis, Australian rugby league footballer
- George O'Callaghan, Cork City footballer
- Arnold Palmer, golfer
- T.I., American rapper
- Richard Petty, "The King of stock car racing."
- The King (Cars), a character from the Disney/Pixar film Cars (film) based on Richard Petty.
- LeBron James, NBA All-Star
- Jari Litmanen, Finnish footballing legend
- Willie Herenton, Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee
- Ha Ram Kim, King Hammurabi.