# 1 Kilometer (km) to Nautical Mile (nmi)

# Length Converter

Length is a fundamental physical quantity that measures the distance between two points. It is commonly used to describe the size, dimension, or extent of objects or distances between locations.

Below is a table showcasing various units of length and their common conversions:

Unit Name | Unit Symbol | Conversion to Meters |
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Meter | m | 1 meter |

Kilometer | km | 1 kilometer = 1,000 meters |

Centimeter | cm | 1 centimeter = 0.01 meters |

Millimeter | mm | 1 millimeter = 0.001 meters |

Inch | in | 1 inch = 0.0254 meters |

Foot | ft | 1 foot = 0.3048 meters |

Yard | yd | 1 yard = 0.9144 meters |

Mile | mi | 1 mile = 1,609.34 meters |

##### Kilometer

The prefix "kilo" refers to a thousand and "meter" is the SI unit of length

##### Nautical Mile

Historically defined as the meridian arc length corresponding to one minute of latitude. Now it's defined as 1.151 Miles or 1.852 km