Convert Kilometers to Yards
Learn How to Convert Kilometers to Yards Using our Conversion Formula
Converting a kilometer length measurement to a yard measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A kilometer is equal to 1093.613298 yards, so to convert simply multiply by 1093.613298.
For example, 5km = (5 × 1093.613298) = 5,468.066492yd.
Kilometers and yards are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A kilometer is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km, for example 1km. A yard is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as yd, for example 1yd. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.
In 1959 the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa agreed to define the yard as yard as exactly 0.9144 meters. Historically the yard has been a common form of measurement with its usage dating back to the Romans. In the US, fabrics and carpeting is sold by the square yard, which is equal to an area 1yd by 1yd.
We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs. If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers which include both imperial and metric measurements.
More Length Conversions
- Convert to Miles Length
- 1km is equal to 0.621371 miles
- Convert to Feet Length
- 1km is equal to 3,281 feet
- Convert to Inches Length
- 1km is equal to 39,370 inches
- Convert to Meters Length
- 1km is equal to 1,000 meters
- Convert to Centimeters Length
- 1km is equal to 100,000 centimeters
- Convert to Millimeters Length
- 1km is equal to 1,000,000 millimeters
- Convert to Micrometers Length
- 1km is equal to 1,000,000,000 micrometers
- Convert to Nanometers Length
- 1km is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 nanometers
Kilometer Measurements and Equivalent Yard Conversions