# Miles to KM

A few European and American countries, mainly the United Kingdom and the United States, use imperial units, so they use different units of length, mainly miles, yards, feet, and inches.

How to convert miles to km? There are miles to m conversion. You can easily achieve convert miles to kilometers.

### How to Convert Miles to Km?

1 mile = 1.609344 km

For example: Convert 3 miles to km

3 mi = 3 × 1.609344 = 4.828032 km

### Mile Definition

A mile is an unit of length. It is often used to measure distance. A mile equals 1760 meters. It also equals 5,280 feet. It equals 1.609344 kilometers if converted between miles and km.

Miles are imperial units of length. The imperial system is an informally standardized unit system used in the United Kingdom, its former colonies and the Commonwealth of Nations. Officially it only applies to the US, Liberia and Myanmar. Other countries or regions use the international system of units, the metric system, also known as the metric system. The United Kingdom completed the conversion to the International System of Units in 1995.

### Kilometer Definition

Kilometer (symbol : km) refers to a length unit in the International System of Units. One kilometer is equal to 0.6214 miles. It is also equal to 1000 meters.

Kilometer is commonly known as kilometer, and is expressed in English with km (kilometre). In May 1790, a special committee composed of French scientists suggested that the unit of length should be 1/40 millionth of the full length of the earth’s meridian passing through Paris – the meter. 1 kilometer = 1000 meters = 10000 decimeters = 100000 centimeters.