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# One kilometer equals how many meters?

**One kilometer equals 1,000 meters.** In the International System of Units, physical quantities are represented by specific SI units. A prefix is added to represent larger and smaller multiples of each unit. The prefix "kilo" means 1,000.

The metric system, also called the International System of Units, is the world standard for measurement. It is used by scientists, and adopted by most nations as the standard. The meter, the standard unit of length, equals 39.37 inches. Other common prefixes used with the meter include "deci," or one-tenth, "centi," or one-hundredth, "milli," or one-thousandth, "micro," or one-millionth and "nano," or one-billionth. These prefixes are also attached to gram and liter to measure mass and volume, respectively.

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## How many meters are in 1 kilometer?

A: One thousand meters make up one kilometer. The prefix "kilo" denotes multiplication by 1,000, and the meter is the International Systems of Units basic mea... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How long does it take to walk 1 kilometer?

A: It takes a healthy person about 10 minutes to walk 1 kilometer at a speed of 6 kilometers per hour. Athletes complete it in less than five minutes. Most pe... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## Is a kilometer longer than a mile?

A: A kilometer is not longer than a statute mile. There are about 1.61 kilometers in the length of 1 mile or roughly 0.62 miles in the length of 1 kilometer. Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What is longer: a mile or a kilometer?

A: A mile is equal to 1.609 kilometers, and is therefore longer than a kilometer. To convert miles to kilometers, simply multiply the number of miles by 1.609... Full Answer >Filed Under: