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 = km Calculations: 45,000 dm x 0.0001 = 4.5 km Result: 45,000 dm is equal to 4.5 km
Task: Convert 18 kilometers to decimeters (show work) Formula: km x 10,000 = dm Calculations: 18 km x 10,000 = 180,000 dm Result: 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)|
|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.
|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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