A Metric measure of distance. Equal to 1,000 meters.

The abbreviation is km.

Examples:

• it takes about 12 minutes to walk 1 km

• at highway speed a car goes about 100 km in an hour (100 km/h)

The abbreviation is km.

Examples:

• it takes about 12 minutes to walk 1 km

• at highway speed a car goes about 100 km in an hour (100 km/h)

See: Metre | Meter

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