kilometre


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kilometre

(US), kilometer
one thousand metres, equal to 0.621371 miles.
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MULTAN -- Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) has installed 1,232 kilometres long high-tension (HT) lines across the region during the current fiscal year so far.
There will also be the construction of a carpeted 59.50 kilometre road from Head Faqirian to Kot Momin, Moazzam Abad, Sargodha Road via Right Bank Canal Hujjan Distributary Chak No.16/SB, 15/SB, Tangowali (12a2 Feet), District Sargodha, at a cost of Rs717.71 million.
You can choose to race, run or walk a distance of five or ten kilometres. There will also be corporate/team races or a walk in the park of five kilometres.
Area: 262 square kilometres. Density: 668 persons per km2.
class="MsoNormalCONGESTED AREAS class="MsoNormalClose to 7,000 people share a square kilometre in Nairobi followed by Mombasa where 5,600 have to put up in the same size of space.
After installation of 1161-kilometre high tension lines, the total length of these line in the circle has been increased to 74,060 kilometres, while total length of low tension lines increased to 48,559 kilometres.
Once the pacesetters completed their duties, it was Maritim who injected a lethal sub-3:00 per kilometre pace to run the following five kilometre section in 14:52 to reduce the lead group to four as Kebede and Ayana could not live with that speed.
The sources said 48 percent energy-mix needs of the country were being met through natural gas, adding that the country had an extensive gas network of over 11,538 kilometre transmission, 1,14,982 kilometre distribution and 31,058 kilometre services gas pipelines to serve more than 7.9 million consumers.
The cost to pave a gravel road with hot mix asphalt is $81,000 per kilometre.
The chase pack continued to cut down Murayama's lead and by seven kilometres his lead was down to seven seconds.
Currently four-laning on Highway 11 extends only 46 kilometres south of North Bay and 20 kilometres north of Huntsville, leaving 57 kilometres of highway in between to be expanded.
The gradually rising temperature (20C by the end) and the closing uphill metres prevented her from finishing within 2:30, but she still managed an overwhelming win in 2:30:40.A fading Geletu was caught over the final kilometre by Sigei, who finished a distant runner-up in 2:38:06 to the Ethiopian's 2:38:32."I'm in good shape and expected to run inside 2:30," said Kipketer.