 Convert Kilometres (km) to Feet (ft) | km in ft
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# Let's convert Kilometres (km) to Feet (ft)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Kilometres (km) to Feet (ft) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Kilometres to Feet

Formula
ft = km x 3280.84
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Feet, multiply the number of Kilometres by 3.3 thousand
Kilometres (km) in 1 Foot
There are 0 Kilometres in 1 Foot
Feet (ft) in 1 Kilometre
There are 3280.84 Feet in 1 Kilometre

## Unit Information

Kilometre
/ˈkɪləˌmiːtə,kɪˈlɒmɪtə/
Symbol: km
Unit System: SI

### What is the Kilometre?

The kilometre is a unit of length and is a multiple of the metre; an SI derived unit. It has the symbol km.

A kilometre is equal to 1000m, 1094 yards and 0.621 miles.

Kilometres is used to measure road distances in the US, though the UK is still using the imperial "sister" miles.

Foot
/fʊt/
Symbol: ft
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Foot?

The foot is a unit of length in the imperial unit system and uses the symbol ft.

One foot is exactly equal to 12 inches. It is also exactly equal to 0.3048m. One yard is comprised of three feet.

The foot is just behind the metre in terms of widespread use due to its previous popularity. The US is the only developed country that still uses the foot in preference to the metre.

The UK still uses feet to express human height more than metres.