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Inches to Centimeters Calculator



How to use this Inches to Centimeters Calculator 🤔

Follow these steps to convert given Inches value from Inches units to Centimeters units.

  1. Enter the input Inches value in the text field.
  2. The Centimeters is calculated in realtime ⌚ using the formula, and displayed under the Centimeters label.
  3. You may copy the resulting Centimeters using the Copy button.


To convert given length from Inches to Centimeters, use the following formula.

Centimeters = Inches * 2.54


Calculation will be done after you enter a valid input.


Inches are a unit of length in the imperial and U.S. customary systems, defined as 1/12 of a foot. They are commonly used for measuring shorter lengths, such as the height of a person or the dimensions of a book. The inch has historical roots dating back to early English measurement standards.


Centimeters are a unit of length in the metric system, representing one hundredth of a meter. They are commonly used in everyday measurements and are especially prevalent in fields such as science, engineering, and medicine. The metric system, including the centimeter, was officially introduced during the French Revolution as part of the decimal-based system of measurement.