Measure of Volume

The liter is the primary unit of volume. It represents the volume of the cube of one tenth of a
meter, that is, of 1 dm3.

The table of metric volume:

1 kiloliter (kL) = 1000.000 liters
1 hectoliter (hL) = 100.000 liters
1 dekaliter (daL) = 10.000 liters
1 liter (L) = 1.000 liter
1 deciliter (dL) = 0.100 liter
1 centiliter (cL) = 0.010 liter
1 milliliter (mL) = 0.001 liter
1 microliter (µL) = 0.000,001 liter

This table may also be written:

1 liter

= 0.001 kiloliter
= 0.010 hectoliter
= 0.100 dekaliter
= 10 deciliters
= 100 centiliters
= 1000 milliliters
= 1,000,000 microliters

Most common volume denomination is:

1000 milliliters (mL) = 1 liter (L)

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