The conversion factor from inches to centimeters is 2.54. To find out how many centimeters in inches, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter below.
1 Inch = 2.54 Centimeters
Inch is a unit of length in imperial and U.S. customary systems. It's been used since 7th century and means "one twelfth" of something in latin, in this case it's the 1/12 of another lenght unit, foot. After the metric system is accepted globally (except a few countries), it's replaced with centimeter but still commonly used in united states, britain and canada. The abbreviation is "in" and also the symbol is a double prime (").
Centimeter is a metric system lenght unit. It equals to one hundredth (1/100) of a meter which is the metric system base lenght unit. It's one of the the most common lenght units for everyday measurements. The abbreviation is "cm".
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