# Liter

A liter (L) is the basic unit of capacity in the metric system of measurement.

1 liter = 1,000 milliliters

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A liter of water weighs 1 kilogram. Soda can be bought in 2-liter bottles. A 2-liter bottle of soda weighs about 2 kilograms.

See also capacity, metric system.