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Q: What metric unit is used to measure distance between cities?

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The official metric (SI) unit for length is the meter. For long distances, such as the distance between towns or cities, the kilometer (1000 meters) is commonly used.

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Kilometers

kilometers

kilometers.

Kilometer (km).

The official metric (SI) unit for length is the meter. For long distances, such as the distance between towns or cities, the kilometer (1000 meters) is commonly used.

Km

mile kilometer

Meters

kilometers

Kilometres

The answer depends on the scale of the measurement. Distances between cities is measured in kilometres. But a kilometre is no good for measuring the distance between consecutive peaks in a light wave. Here a nanometre is more appropriate.

Kilometre, or kilometer, which is 1,000 meters.

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