›› Convert kilometre to centimetre


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How many km in 1 cm? The answer is 1.0E-5.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.001 km, or 100 cm.
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›› Quick conversion chart of km to cm

1 km to cm = 100000 cm

2 km to cm = 200000 cm

3 km to cm = 300000 cm

4 km to cm = 400000 cm

5 km to cm = 500000 cm

6 km to cm = 600000 cm

7 km to cm = 700000 cm

8 km to cm = 800000 cm

9 km to cm = 900000 cm

10 km to cm = 1000000 cm

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›› Definition: Kilometer

A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). It is approximately equal to 0.621 miles, 1094 yards or 3281 feet.

›› Definition: Centimeter

A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 103 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

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