Unit of measure of length that is equivalent to 1000 metres.

- One kilometre is equivalent to about 0.621 371 10 miles.
- Kilometre is a multiple of metre that is most frequently used to measure distances (for example: between cities). We define the kilometric points along communication channels, which appears on roads as road boundary markers that we also call kilometric boundary markers.

### Notation

- The abbreviation for kilometre is “km”.
- One kilometre equals 1000 meters and we can write it as: 1 km = 1000 m.

### Examples

- Maxime lives 2000 m from school, or in other words, 2 km from school.
- The distance between Montreal and Quebec City is about 250 km.