# Convert 1000 km to in

In this article I will show you how to convert 1000 kilometers into inches. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 1000 km to in. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Kilometers to Inches

A kilometer is greater than a inch. I know that a km is greater than a in because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 1000 kilometers into inches, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for km to in is:

1 km = 39370.078740157 in

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 1000 km to in by multiplying `39370.078740157` by the number of kilometers we have, which is 1000.

1000 x 39370.078740157 = 39370078.740157 in

So, the answer to the question "what is 1000 kilometers in inches?" is 39370078.740157 in.

## Kilometers to Inches Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for km to in:

Kilometers (km) Inches (in)
0.01393.7
0.13937.01
139370.08
278740.16
3118110.24
5196850.39
10393700.79
20787401.57
501968503.94
1003937007.87
100039370078.74

## Best Conversion Unit for 1000 km

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 1000 km.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 1000 km is nautical miles and the amount is 539.95680345572 nmi.