# Converting centimeters to inches – cms in inches

Converting centimeters to inches allows you to calculate cms in inches. For instance, 20 cms in inches will be 7.874 inches. You can also see inches into centimeters calculator.

## Cms in inches formula

Formula: Centimeters (cms) to inches calculated by dividing centimeters by 2.54.

1 centimeter is equivalent about 0.3937 inch.

Example: 20 cms in inches will be converted to 7.874 inches. While 15 cm into inches will return a result of 5.9055 inches.

## Centimeter (cm)

Centimeter (abbreviated cm) – is defined as a hundredth of a meter or 10 millimeters. A unit often used in everyday measurements. Used in many popular hand-held measuring tools. On the other hand, it is poorly used in scientific and engineering calculations.

## Inch (in)

Inch (abbreviated in) – is defined as an imperial unit. So as a measurement system used in Great Britain and British colonies. The measure of an inch was initially three times the length of an average barley grain. In other units, it is also 1/12 of a foot. As with other common measures of length, the inch has had different names and lengths throughout its history. The name of the country in which it was used was additionally added to the name “cal”. Depending on the country, this value ranged from 23.22 mm for the Spanish inch mm to about 27.07 for the French inch.

## Converting centimeters to inches for the height and the length

Converting centimeters to inches (cms in inches) can be used to calculate the height and length of mountains and rivers. These measures are usually similar to each other, therefore a constant metric SI unit is used to describe these objects. However, sometimes it is necessary to represent height and length in less common metric units. For this, it makes sense to use centimeters to inches converter. Also check meters into centimeters calculator and kilometers into centimeters calculator.

Height of the mountains:

• Annapurna I 8091 m (Nepal) it is an equivalent into about 809100 cm as well as 318543.307 in.
• Kongur Tiube 7530 m (China) it can be otherwise described as 753000 cm and 296456.693 in.
• Kabru N 7412 m (India) it means height of approximate 741200 cm as well as 291811.024 in.
• Khartaphu 7213 m (China) you can convert this height into 721300 cm and 283976.378 in.

The length of the rivers:

• Tocantins–Araguaia 3650 km (Atlantic Ocean, Amazon) can be converted to365000000 cm or 143700787.401 in.
• Lower Tunguska 2989 km (Yenisei) can be converted to298900000 cm and 117677165.354 in.
• Vilyuy 2720 km (Lena) can be converted to 272000000 cm as well as 107086614.173 in.
• Ural 2428 km (Caspian Sea) after converting the metric units this will be approximate 242800000 cm or 95590551.181 in.