# Convert dm to km, km to dm - Length Conversion

## Conversion Calculators

dm
km
Decimals

### Convert km to dm

km
dm
Decimals

* If the result of your conversion is 0, try increasing the "Decimals".

## Conversion Definitions

### What is a decimeter (dm)?

A decimeter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for decimeter is dm. There are 10,000 decimeters in a kilometer. 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 0.0001 kilometers in a decimeter. The International spelling is kilometre.

## Conversion Formulas

The formula to convert from dm to km is:

`km = dm ÷ 10,000`

The formula to convert from km to dm is:

`dm = km x 10,000`

## Conversion Examples

### Decimeter to Kilometer Conversion Example

```Task: Convert 45,000 decimeters to kilometers (show work)

Formula:
dm ÷ 10,000 = km

Calculations:
45,000 dm ÷ 10,000 = 4.5 km

Result:
45,000 dm is equal to 4.5 km```

### Kilometer to Decimeter Conversion Example

```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```

## Conversion Tables

### Decimeters to Kilometers Conversion Chart

decimeters (dm) kilometers (km)
1 dm0.0001 km
2 dm0.0002 km
3 dm0.0003 km
4 dm0.0004 km
5 dm0.0005 km
6 dm0.0006 km
7 dm0.0007 km
8 dm0.0008 km
9 dm0.0009 km
10 dm0.001 km
20 dm0.002 km
30 dm0.003 km
40 dm0.004 km
50 dm0.005 km
75 dm0.0075 km
100 dm0.01 km
250 dm0.025 km
500 dm0.05 km
750 dm0.075 km
1,000 dm0.1 km
2,500 dm0.25 km
5,000 dm0.5 km
7,500 dm0.75 km
10,000 dm1 km
25,000 dm2.5 km
50,000 dm5 km
75,000 dm7.5 km
100,000 dm10 km
250,000 dm25 km

### Kilometers to Decimeters Conversion Chart

kilometers (km) decimeters (dm)
1 km10,000 dm
2 km20,000 dm
3 km30,000 dm
4 km40,000 dm
5 km50,000 dm
6 km60,000 dm
7 km70,000 dm
8 km80,000 dm
9 km90,000 dm
10 km100,000 dm
20 km200,000 dm
30 km300,000 dm
40 km400,000 dm
50 km500,000 dm
75 km750,000 dm
100 km1,000,000 dm
250 km2,500,000 dm
500 km5,000,000 dm
750 km7,500,000 dm
1,000 km10,000,000 dm
2,500 km25,000,000 dm
5,000 km50,000,000 dm
7,500 km75,000,000 dm
10,000 km100,000,000 dm
25,000 km250,000,000 dm
50,000 km500,000,000 dm
75,000 km750,000,000 dm
100,000 km1,000,000,000 dm
250,000 km2,500,000,000 dm

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