# Conversion from Kilometer (km) to Centimeter (cm) and vice versa

Updated on by Stefan Banse

Here you can convert the Unit of length Kilometer into the unit Centimeter and vice versa you can convert Centimeter into Kilometer. By clicking the "Swap units" icon, you will always obtain the desired conversion in the calculation result, i.e., km to cm or cm to km. With the following calculator you can also calculate any other Unit of length.

The unit kilometer belongs to the metric system and is derived from the basic unit meter. Here, 1 kilometer can be converted into 1,000 meters or 1 meter is equivalent to 0.001 kilometers. The kilometer belongs to the International System of Units (SI).

In most parts of the world today, kilometers is the measuring unit used to express distances between geographical locations in the countryside. The United States and the United Kingdom are exceptions to this practice, where miles are used as a measuring unit.

The centimeter unit is part of a metric system and is derived from the basic unit meter. 1 centimeter is equivalent to 0.01 meters or 1 meter is equivalent to 100 centimeters. The prefix "Zenti" in centimeters stands for one hundredth of the base unit. The centimeter belongs to the International System of Units (SI).

## Basis for conversion Kilometer (km) to Centimeter (cm) and vice versa

The abbreviation for the "Unit of length Kilometer" is km. The abbreviation for the "Unit of length Centimeter" is cm.

## Formula for the conversion of Kilometer (km) to Centimeter (cm) and vice versa

The calculation from Kilometer to Centimeter shall be made using the following conversion formula:

Conversion formula Kilometer to Centimeter

Determine the number of Centimeter from Kilometer

Kilometer × 100000

## Formula for the conversion of Centimeter (cm) to Kilometer (km)

The calculation from Centimeter to Kilometer shall be made using the following conversion formula:

Conversion formula Centimeter to Kilometer

Determine the number of Kilometer from Centimeter

Centimeter × 1.0E-5

## Overview table: How many Kilometer are how many Centimeter?

Kilometer km ⇒ Centimeter cm
0.01 km  are  1 000 cm
0.02 km  are  2 000 cm
0.03 km  are  3 000 cm
0.04 km  are  4 000 cm
0.05 km  are  5 000 cm
0.06 km  are  6 000 cm
0.07 km  are  7 000 cm
0.08 km  are  8 000 cm
0.09 km  are  9 000 cm
0.10 km  are  10 000 cm
0.20 km  are  20 000 cm
0.30 km  are  30 000 cm
0.40 km  are  40 000 cm
0.50 km  are  50 000 cm
0.60 km  are  60 000 cm
0.70 km  are  70 000 cm
0.80 km  are  80 000 cm
0.90 km  are  90 000 cm
1 km  corresponds to  100 000 cm
2 km  are  200 000 cm
3 km  are  300 000 cm
4 km  are  400 000 cm
5 km  are  500 000 cm
6 km  are  600 000 cm
7 km  are  700 000 cm
8 km  are  800 000 cm
9 km  are  900 000 cm
10 km  are  1 000 000 cm
20 km  are  2 000 000 cm
30 km  are  3 000 000 cm
40 km  are  4 000 000 cm
50 km  are  5 000 000 cm
60 km  are  6 000 000 cm
70 km  are  7 000 000 cm
80 km  are  8 000 000 cm
90 km  are  9 000 000 cm
100 km  are  10 000 000 cm
200 km  are  20 000 000 cm
300 km  are  30 000 000 cm
400 km  are  40 000 000 cm
500 km  are  50 000 000 cm
600 km  are  60 000 000 cm
700 km  are  70 000 000 cm
800 km  are  80 000 000 cm
900 km  are  90 000 000 cm
1 000 km  are  100 000 000 cm

## Overview table: How many Centimeter are how many Kilometer?

Centimeter cm ⇒ Kilometer km
1 cm  corresponds to  0.00001 km
2 cm  are  0.00002 km
3 cm  are  0.00003 km
4 cm  are  0.00004 km
5 cm  are  0.00005 km
6 cm  are  0.00006 km
7 cm  are  0.00007 km
8 cm  are  0.00008 km
9 cm  are  0.00009 km
10 cm  are  0.00010 km
20 cm  are  0.00020 km
30 cm  are  0.00030 km
40 cm  are  0.00040 km
50 cm  are  0.00050 km
60 cm  are  0.00060 km
70 cm  are  0.00070 km
80 cm  are  0.00080 km
90 cm  are  0.00090 km
100 cm  are  0.00100 km
200 cm  are  0.00200 km
300 cm  are  0.00300 km
400 cm  are  0.00400 km
500 cm  are  0.00500 km
600 cm  are  0.00600 km
700 cm  are  0.00700 km
800 cm  are  0.00800 km
900 cm  are  0.00900 km
1 000 cm  are  0.01000 km

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## Last update on November 22, 2020

The last changes in the "Units of length" category were implemented by Stefan Banse on November 22, 2020. The main changes were:

• November 5, 2020: Publication of the Length converter
• Editorial revision of all texts in this category