# Convert cm to feet inch

Convert cm to feet inch to see how many centimetres are in feet and inches. For example, 170 cm height equals 5 ‘7” and 180 cm is 5’ 11”.

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The converter cm to feet inch helps you convert units from the imperial system (feet and inches) to the frequently used metric system (centimeters). For example, a calculator can be used to convert metric units in body height.

## Convert cm to feet inch according to the formula

Formula: we calculate centimetres to feet using the formula cm X 0.0328 ft, and to calculate centimetres to inches we use the formula cm X 0.3937 inch.

1 cm is equal to 0.03 ft and 0.39 inch which means 0′ 0.39″.

Example: 170 cm can be converted to 5.58 ft or 66.93 inches which is equal to 5′ 6.93″.

## 170 cm height in feet and inches

Research shows that the average height of men and women is approximately 170 cm. By using the formula for converting centimeters to feet and inches, we can easily convert the height in centimeters to the desired values.
If you are 170 cm, your height in imperial units is 5′ 7″. It means you have 5.58 feet or 66.93 inches.

## 180 cm height in feet and inches

If your height is 180 cm, you are close to a man’s average height according to the latest research. Using the centimeters to feet and inches converter, you can check your height in English-speaking countries.

180 cm tall is the equivalent of 5 ’11 “. In single units it is 5.91 feet and 70.87 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.

## Feet (ft)

Feet (ft for short) – as the name suggests, the measure refers to the length of a human foot. For a long time, the foot was the basic unit of measurement for length. Its value has changed both over time and countries. For this reason, there are many names of feet that differ in length. Typically, the foot in the 18th and 19th centuries was 28.3 cm to 32.5 cm long. There are also feet of ancient origin, the length of which is from 29.6 cm for the altar foot to 35 cm for the Egyptian and Pergame foot. Nowadays, when we talk about the foot, we usually mean the English foot, which is 30.48 cm.

## Inch

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.