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Metric

kilometer to meter (m)
kilometer to decimeter (dm)
kilometer to centimeter (cm)
kilometer to millimeter (mm)
kilometer to micrometre (micron)
kilometer to nanometer (nm)
kilometer to ångström
Units:  / meter (m)  / decimeter (dm)  / centimeter (cm)  / millimeter (mm)  / micrometre (micron)  / nanometer (nm)  / ångström
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The American System (US Customary Units) and British Imperial Measures

American weights and measures are based on units used in Britain prior to 1826, when imperial system was officially established. Until 1960-1963 American and British units of length were different in 2 parts per million. In the middle of 20th century it started causing problems and the governments of the two countries agreed to refine the measures to exactly match. Since then Great Britain and the United States were using the same measures of length. In the U.S. the old standard of foot was retained with the name US survey foot.

From 1995 the UK adopted metric units for general use. The only imperial measures of length that can be officially used now are miles, yards, feet and inches for road traffic signs.

kilometer to league
kilometer to mile (mi)
kilometer to land
kilometer to furlong
kilometer to bolt
kilometer to chain
kilometer to pole
kilometer to rod (rd)
kilometer to perch
kilometer to yard (yd)
kilometer to feet and inches (x'y")
kilometer to span
kilometer to hand
kilometer to inch (in)
kilometer to line
kilometer to mil
kilometer to microinch
Units: league  / mile (mi)  / land  / furlong  / bolt  / chain  / pole  / rod (rd)  / perch  / yard (yd)  / foot (ft)  / feet and inches (x'y")  / span  / hand  / inch (in)  / line  / mil  / microinch
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British Imperial Measure before 1963

The first English official measurement standards were defined in 15th century. British system of units, known as imperial units, was established in 1824. The British Weights and Meausurements Act of 1824 repealed all existing British measures legislation and redefined existing units. The 1963 Weights and Measures Act standartized the international measures.
kilometer to league
kilometer to mile (mi)
kilometer to land
kilometer to skein
kilometer to bolt
kilometer to shackle
kilometer to furlong
kilometer to chain
kilometer to rope
kilometer to pole
kilometer to goad
kilometer to ell
kilometer to yard (yd)
kilometer to pace
kilometer to cubit (cu)
kilometer to foot (ft)
kilometer to span (sp)
kilometer to nail
kilometer to shaftment
kilometer to hand (hd)
kilometer to palm (plm)
kilometer to inch (in)
kilometer to finger
kilometer to digit
kilometer to barleycorn
kilometer to poppyseed
kilometer to line
kilometer to button
kilometer to caliber
kilometer to thou (th)
kilometer to mil
Units: league  / mile (mi)  / land  / skein  / bolt  / shackle  / furlong  / chain  / rope  / pole  / goad  / ell  / yard (yd)  / pace  / cubit (cu)  / foot (ft)  / span (sp)  / nail  / shaftment  / hand (hd)  / palm (plm)  / inch (in)  / finger  / digit  / barleycorn  / poppyseed  / line  / button  / caliber  / thou (th)  / mil
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US Surveyors' Measure

kilometer to furlong
kilometer to Ramsden's (engineers') chain (ch)
kilometer to Gunter's (surveyors') chain (ch)
kilometer to Gurley's chain (ch)
kilometer to Gunter's (surveyors') pole
kilometer to Gunter's (surveyors') yard
kilometer to Gunter's (surveyors') foot (ft)
Units: furlong  / Ramsden's (engineers') chain (ch)  / Gunter's (surveyors') chain (ch)  / Gurley's chain (ch)  / Gunter's (surveyors') pole  / Gunter's (surveyors') yard  / Ramsden's (engineers') link  / Gunter's (surveyors') link  / Gurley's link  / Gunter's (surveyors') foot (ft)
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International Nautical Measure

The international nautical mile was defined by the First International Extraordinary Hydrographic Conference, Monaco in 1929. This is the only definition in widespread current use, and is the one accepted by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures. Before 1929 different countries had different definitions, and the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States did not immediately accept the international value.
kilometer to nautical league (naut.leag)
kilometer to nautical mile (naut.mi)
kilometer to cable length (cbl)
kilometer to fathom (fath)
Units: nautical league (naut.leag)  / nautical mile (naut.mi)  / cable length (cbl)  / fathom (fath)
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US Nautical Measure

These measures were abandoned in favor of the international nautical measures in 1954.
kilometer to US nautical mile
kilometer to US fathom (fath)
Units: US nautical mile  / US cable length  / US fathom (fath)
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British (Imperial) Nautical Measure

These measures were abandoned in favor of the international nautical measures in 1970.
kilometer to Admiralty mile
kilometer to Admiralty cable length
Units: Admiralty mile  / Admiralty cable length
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Spanish Customary Units Still In Use Today

These units are still actively used in some countries of Latin America. Their values vary from country to country. You can find more old Spanish customary units on our historical lengths page.
kilometer to cuadra of Argentina
kilometer to cuadra of Bolivia
kilometer to cuadra of Chile
kilometer to cuadra of Colombia
kilometer to cuadra of Ecuador
kilometer to cuadra of Nicaragua
kilometer to cuadra of Paraguay
kilometer to cuadra of Uruguay
kilometer to vara of Argentina
kilometer to vara of Brazil
kilometer to vara of Chile
kilometer to vara of Colombia
kilometer to vara of Costa Rica
kilometer to vara of Cuba
kilometer to vara of Dominican Republic
kilometer to vara of Ecuador
kilometer to vara of El Salvador
kilometer to vara of Guatemala
kilometer to vara of Honduras
kilometer to vara of Mexico
kilometer to vara of Nicaragua
kilometer to vara of Panama
kilometer to vara of Paraguay
kilometer to vara of Peru (peruana)
kilometer to vara of Peru (española)
kilometer to vara of Uruguay
kilometer to vara of São Tomé and Principe
kilometer to vara of Venezuela
Units: cuadra of Argentina  / cuadra of Bolivia  / cuadra of Chile  / cuadra of Colombia  / cuadra of Ecuador  / cuadra of Nicaragua  / cuadra of Paraguay  / cuadra of Uruguay  / vara of Argentina  / vara of Brazil  / vara of Chile  / vara of Colombia  / vara of Costa Rica  / vara of Cuba  / vara of Dominican Republic  / vara of Ecuador  / vara of El Salvador  / vara of Guatemala  / vara of Honduras  / vara of Mexico  / vara of Nicaragua  / vara of Panama  / vara of Paraguay  / vara of Peru (peruana)  / vara of Peru (española)  / vara of Uruguay  / vara of São Tomé and Principe  / vara of Venezuela
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Japanese

kilometer to ri (里)
kilometer to cho (町)
kilometer to jo (丈)
kilometer to hiro (尋)
kilometer to ken (間)
kilometer to shaku (尺)
kilometer to sun (寸)
kilometer to bu (分)
kilometer to rin (厘)
kilometer to mo (毛, 毫)
Units: ri (里)  / cho (町)  / jo (丈)  / hiro (尋)  / ken (間)  / shaku (尺)  / sun (寸)  / bu (分)  / rin (厘)  / mo (毛, 毫)
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Chinese units of 1930

kilometer to li (市里)
kilometer to yin (引)
kilometer to zhang (市丈)
kilometer to chi (市尺)
kilometer to cun (市寸)
kilometer to fen (市分)
kilometer to li (釐 or 厘)
kilometer to hao (毫)
kilometer to si (丝)
kilometer to hu (忽)
Units: li (市里)  / yin (引)  / zhang (市丈)  / chi (市尺)  / cun (市寸)  / fen (市分)  / li (釐 or 厘)  / hao (毫)  / si (丝)  / hu (忽)
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Chinese units of 1915

kilometer to li (里)
kilometer to yin (引)
kilometer to zhang (丈)
kilometer to bu (步)
kilometer to chi (尺)
kilometer to cun (寸)
kilometer to fen (分)
kilometer to li (釐 or 厘)
kilometer to hao (毫)
kilometer to si (丝)
kilometer to hu (忽)
Units: li (里)  / yin (引)  / zhang (丈)  / bu (步)  / chi (尺)  / cun (寸)  / fen (分)  / li (釐 or 厘)  / hao (毫)  / si (丝)  / hu (忽)
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Hong Kong units

kilometer to cek (尺)
kilometer to tsun (寸)
kilometer to fan (分)
Units: cek (尺)  / tsun (寸)  / fan (分)
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Thai units

Some of these units are still in use even though metric system was formally established in 1923. Before the metrication the old units were standartied to exact metric values.
kilometer to yot (โยชน์, league)
kilometer to sen (เส้น, rope)
kilometer to wa (วา, fathom)
kilometer to sok (ศอก, cubit)
kilometer to khuep (คืบ, span)
kilometer to nio (นิ้ว, finger)
kilometer to krabiat (กระเบียด, quarter of a finger)
Units: yot (โยชน์, league)  / sen (เส้น, rope)  / wa (วา, fathom)  / sok (ศอก, cubit)  / khuep (คืบ, span)  / nio (นิ้ว, finger)  / krabiat (กระเบียด, quarter of a finger)
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Optical

kilometer to dioptre (diopter)
Units: dioptre (diopter)
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Geographical (German)

kilometer to geographical mile
Units: geographical mile
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Computer Equipment

A rack unit, U or RU is a unit of measure that describes the height of equipment designed to mount in a 19-inch rack or a 23-inch rack. The 19-inch (482.6 mm) or 23-inch (584.2 mm) dimension refers to the width of the equipment mounting frame in the rack including the frame; the width of the equipment that can be mounted inside the rack is less.
kilometer to rack unit (U)
kilometer to horizontal pitch (HP)
Units: rack unit (U)  / horizontal pitch (HP)
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Typographical (British and U.S. - ATA system)

kilometer to pica
kilometer to pica [PostScript]
kilometer to point (pt)
kilometer to point [PostScript] (pt)
kilometer to pixel (px)
kilometer to twip
Units: pica  / pica [PostScript]  / point (pt)  / point [PostScript] (pt)  / pixel (px)  / twip
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Typographical (Europe - Didot system)

kilometer to cicero
kilometer to point (pt)
Units: cicero  / point (pt)
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European footwear unit

kilometer to Paris point
Units: Paris point
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Astronomical

kilometer to red shift (z)
kilometer to parsec (pc)
kilometer to light year
kilometer to astronomical unit (au)
kilometer to light minute
kilometer to light second
Units: red shift (z)  / parsec (pc)  / light year  / astronomical unit (au)  / light minute  / light second
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Grace Hopper's units of distance

Grace Hopper is famous for her nanoseconds visual aid. People used to ask her why satellite communication took so long. She started handing out pieces of wire that were just under one foot long (11.80 inches) — the distance that light travels in one nanosecond. She also passed out packets of pepper, calling the individual grains of ground pepper picoseconds. She also used these aids to illustrate why computers had to be small to be fast.
kilometer to light microsecond
kilometer to light nanosecond
kilometer to light picosecond
Units: light microsecond  / light nanosecond  / light picosecond
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Natural units

In physics, natural units are physical units of measurement based only on universal physical constants. The origin of their definition comes only from properties of nature and not from any human construct.
kilometer to Planck length (L)
Units: Planck length (L)

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