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Convert dm to km, km to dm - Length Conversion

Convert dm to km

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Convert km to dm

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How to convert dm to km: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert dm to km". Enter a value in the dm field and click on the "Calculate km" button. Your answer will appear in the km field.

How to convert km to dm: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert km to dm". Enter a value in the km field and click on the "Calculate dm" button. Your answer will appear in the dm field.

Conversion Definitions

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

What is a decimeter (dm)?

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.

What is a kilometer (km)?

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.

How many decimeters in a kilometer?

There are 10,000 decimeters in a kilometer.

How many kilometers in a decimeter?

There are 0.0001 kilometers in a decimeter.

Understanding the Length Units

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 (and Imperial)  
feet ft or ' US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 foot = 12 inches
yards yd US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 yard = 3 feet
miles mi US Customary Units (and Imperial) 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