Online calculators to convert centimeters to kilometers (cm to km) and kilometers to centimeters (km to cm) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Length units.
Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to convert cm to km or convert km to cm.
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The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between centimeters and kilometers.
A centimeter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for centimeter is cm. There are 100,000 centimeters in a kilometer. The International spelling is centimetre.
A kilometer is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for kilometer is km. There are 0.00001 kilometers in a centimeter. The International spelling is kilometre.
Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.
The formula to convert from cm to km is:
km = cm ÷ 100,000
The formula to convert from km to cm is:
cm = km x 100,000
Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from centimeters to kilometers (cm to km) or converting from kilometers to centimeters (km to cm).
Task: Convert 35,100 centimeters to kilometers (show work) Formula: cm ÷ 100,000 = km Calculations: 35,100 cm ÷ 100,000 = 0.351 km Result: 35,100 cm is equal to 0.351 km
Task: Convert 25.6 kilometers to centimeters (show work) Formula: km x 100,000 = cm Calculations: 25.6 km x 100,000 = 2,560,000 cm Result: 25.6 km is equal to 2,560,000 cm
For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from cm to km, and km to cm.
|centimeters (cm)||kilometers (km)|
|1 cm||0.00001 km|
|2 cm||0.00002 km|
|3 cm||0.00003 km|
|4 cm||0.00004 km|
|5 cm||0.00005 km|
|6 cm||0.00006 km|
|7 cm||0.00007 km|
|8 cm||0.00008 km|
|9 cm||0.00009 km|
|10 cm||0.0001 km|
|20 cm||0.0002 km|
|30 cm||0.0003 km|
|40 cm||0.0004 km|
|50 cm||0.0005 km|
|75 cm||0.00075 km|
|100 cm||0.001 km|
|250 cm||0.0025 km|
|500 cm||0.005 km|
|750 cm||0.0075 km|
|1,000 cm||0.01 km|
|2,500 cm||0.025 km|
|5,000 cm||0.05 km|
|7,500 cm||0.075 km|
|10,000 cm||0.1 km|
|25,000 cm||0.25 km|
|50,000 cm||0.5 km|
|75,000 cm||0.75 km|
|100,000 cm||1 km|
|250,000 cm||2.5 km|
|kilometers (km)||centimeters (cm)|
|1 km||100,000 cm|
|2 km||200,000 cm|
|3 km||300,000 cm|
|4 km||400,000 cm|
|5 km||500,000 cm|
|6 km||600,000 cm|
|7 km||700,000 cm|
|8 km||800,000 cm|
|9 km||900,000 cm|
|10 km||1,000,000 cm|
|20 km||2,000,000 cm|
|30 km||3,000,000 cm|
|40 km||4,000,000 cm|
|50 km||5,000,000 cm|
|75 km||7,500,000 cm|
|100 km||10,000,000 cm|
|250 km||25,000,000 cm|
|500 km||50,000,000 cm|
|750 km||75,000,000 cm|
|1,000 km||100,000,000 cm|
|2,500 km||250,000,000 cm|
|5,000 km||500,000,000 cm|
|7,500 km||750,000,000 cm|
|10,000 km||1,000,000,000 cm|
|25,000 km||2,500,000,000 cm|
|50,000 km||5,000,000,000 cm|
|75,000 km||7,500,000,000 cm|
|100,000 km||10,000,000,000 cm|
|250,000 km||25,000,000,000 cm|
This table provides a summary of the Length units within their respective measurement systems.
|inches||in or "||US Customary Units/Imperial System|
|feet||ft or '||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 foot = 12 inches|
|yards||yd||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 yard = 3 feet|
|miles||mi||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 mile = 1760 yards or 5280 feet|
|millimeters||mm||Metric System||1 m = 1,000 mm|
|centimeters||cm||Metric System||1 m = 100 cm|
|decimeters||dm||Metric System||1 m = 10 dm|
|meters||m||Metric System||base unit|
|hectometers||hm||Metric System||1 hm = 100 m|
|kilometers||km||Metric System||1 km = 1,000 m|
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