This page allows you to convert length values **expressed in centimeters** to **their equivalent in inches**.

Enter the value in centimeters in the top field (the one marked "cm"), then press the "Convert" button or the "Enter" key. The converter also works the other way round: if you enter the value in inches in the "in" field, the equivalent value in centimeters is calculated and displayed in the top field.

Centimeter is a unit of length used by the metric system. One centimeter is 1/100 of a meter, that means there are 100 centimetes in 1 meter. One inch is equal to 2.54 cm. The following line should be approximately 1 centimeter long:

The international inch, equivalent to 25.40 mm.