## Centimeter

A Centimeter is metric unit to measure the length. cm is the symbol of centimeters. Centimeter is also spelled as centimetre. It is most of converted to inches and vice versa. A centimeters are smaller in length when comparing to the inches. One inch is equals to 2.54 centimeters. *Centimeter (centimetre)* is a metric system length unit.

### Symbol for Centimeters

The symbol to denote centimeters is "**cm**". You can say 25 cm to indicate 25 centimeters.

International spelling |
Centimetre |

American spelling |
Centimeter |

SI symbol |
cm |

SI prefix |
centi |

Conversion Factor from Meter |
1/100 |

### How many inches in 1 centimeter?

There are n *0.3937007874 inches in centimeters. 1 Centimeter is equal to 0.3937007874 inch. To convert cm to inches, we multiply the centimeter value by 0.3937007874

For example, to find out how many inches there are in n centimeters, multiply by 0.3937007874, that makes n*(0.3937007874) inches in n centimeters.

1 Centimeter = 0.3937007874 Inch n Centimeter = n * 0.3937007874 Inch

You can use our centimetre to inches metric calculator to convert centimeters to inches, and other metric units

### Formula to convert Centimeters to Inches

We can use the below equation to convert centimeters to inches, cm to inches to formula would be written like this:

1 cm = 0.3937007874 Inch

n cm = n * 0.3937007874 inch.

For example, 25 centimeter = 25* 0.3937007874 = 9.842519685 inches.

### Centimeter Equivalence to Other Units

Centimeter = |
.01 Meters |

Centimeter = |
.1 Decimeters |

Centimeter = |
10 Millimeters |

Centimeter = |
0.39370078740157477 Inches |

Centimeter = |
0.0328084 Feet |

Centimeter = |
0.0109361 Yard |