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.
The mil is a unit of length in the imperial unit system and uses the symbol mil (or sometimes thou).
A mil in one one-thousandth of an inch (0.001 inches) or 25.4 μm.
The mil is still used in the US to measure thickness of various materials.