There are 10000 (ten thousand) micrometers in a centimeter. To convert from centimeters to micrometers, multiply the centimeter value by 10000 and to convert from micrometers to centimeters, divide the micrometer value by 10000.
1 Centimeter = 10 000 Micrometers
1 Micrometer = 0.0001 Centimeters
Centimeter is a metric unit and equals to one hundredth of a meter which is base metric length unit. The abbreviation is "cm".
Micrometer is a metric unit and mostly used for precise measurement of small distances in engineering and machining. The abbreviation is "µm".