To convert miles to kilometers, enter the value of miles and click the convert button. You will find the results in the result bar as well as in the table below.

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### Conversion Table

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#### Definition of Mile

The mile is a unit of distance and used in the USA, UK and some other countries. A mile is equal to 5,280 feet or approximately 1.609 kilometers.

It is used to measure road distances to express the length of large geographical location. The mile originates from the Roman “mille passus”, means “a thousand steps”.

However, it remains a vital entity in everyday applications and retains its importance in global contexts.

#### Definition of Kilometer

A kilometer (km) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to 1,000 meters. It is used to measure distances around the world, especially in countries that have the metric system.

The word “kilometer” comes from the Greek words “**chilioi” **(thousand) and “**metron**” (measurement). One kilometer is equal to approximately 0.621 miles.

It is a standard unit for expressing distances between geographic locations and in various scientific contexts.

##### FAQ

**How many miles are there in a kilometer?**

A kilometer is approximately equal to 0.621 miles. To convert kilometers to miles, multiply the number of kilometers by 0.621.

**Where are kilometers used?**

Kilometers are used to measure distances in road signs, travel, and various scientific applications in most countries around the world. Especially in countries that have adopted the metric system.

**What is a kilometer?**

A kilometer is a metric unit of length that is equal to 1,000 meters. It is used to measure distances, especially in countries that use the metric system.

**How do you convert kilometers to meters?**

To convert kilometers to meters, multiply the number of kilometers by 1,000. For example, 10 kilometers is equal to 10,000 meters.