Online calculators to convert decimeters to kilometers (dm to km) and kilometers to decimeters (km to dm) with additional formulas, examples, and conversion tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between these units.

Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to **convert dm to km ** or **convert km to dm**.

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from dm to km is:

km = dm x 0.0001

The formula to convert from km to dm is:

dm = km x 10,000

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between decimeters (dm) and kilometers (km).

Task: Convert 45,000 decimeters to kilometers (show work)Formula:dm x 0.0001 = kmCalculations:45,000 dm x 0.0001 = 4.5 kmResult:45,000 dm is equal to 4.5 km

Task: Convert 18 kilometers to decimeters (show work)Formula:km x 10,000 = dmCalculations:18 km x 10,000 = 180,000 dmResult:18 km is equal to 180,000 dm

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from dm to km, and km to dm.

decimeters (dm) | kilometers (km) |
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1 dm | 0.0001 km |

5 dm | 0.0005 km |

10 dm | 0.001 km |

25 dm | 0.0025 km |

50 dm | 0.005 km |

75 dm | 0.0075 km |

100 dm | 0.01 km |

250 dm | 0.025 km |

500 dm | 0.05 km |

750 dm | 0.075 km |

1,000 dm | 0.1 km |

2,500 dm | 0.25 km |

5,000 dm | 0.5 km |

7,500 dm | 0.75 km |

10,000 dm | 1 km |

25,000 dm | 2.5 km |

50,000 dm | 5 km |

75,000 dm | 7.5 km |

100,000 dm | 10 km |

250,000 dm | 25 km |

kilometers (km) | decimeters (dm) |
---|---|

1 km | 10,000 dm |

2 km | 20,000 dm |

3 km | 30,000 dm |

4 km | 40,000 dm |

5 km | 50,000 dm |

6 km | 60,000 dm |

7 km | 70,000 dm |

8 km | 80,000 dm |

9 km | 90,000 dm |

10 km | 100,000 dm |

20 km | 200,000 dm |

30 km | 300,000 dm |

40 km | 400,000 dm |

50 km | 500,000 dm |

75 km | 750,000 dm |

100 km | 1,000,000 dm |

250 km | 2,500,000 dm |

500 km | 5,000,000 dm |

750 km | 7,500,000 dm |

1,000 km | 10,000,000 dm |

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between decimeters and kilometers.

A decimeter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for decimeter is dm. There are 10 decimeters in a meter. The International spelling is decimetre.

A kilometer is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for kilometer is km. There are 1,000 meters in a kilometer. The International spelling is kilometre.

There are 10,000 decimeters in a kilometer.

There are 0.0001 kilometers in a decimeter.

This table provides a summary of the Length units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit | Symbol | Measurement System | Description |
---|---|---|---|

inches | in or " | US Customary Units/Imperial System | |

feet | ft or ' | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 foot = 12 inches |

yards | yd | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 yard = 3 feet |

miles | mi | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 mile = 1760 yards or 5280 feet |

millimeter | mm | Metric System | 1000 mm = 1 m |

centimeter | cm | Metric System | 100 cm = 1 m, 1 cm = 10 mm |

decimeter | dm | Metric System | 10 dm = 1 m, 1 dm = 10 cm |

meter | m | Metric System | 1 m = 1000 mm, 100 cm, 10 dm |

kilometer | km | Metric System | 1 km = 1000 m |

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