Inches to centimeters – inch in cm

The inches to centimeters converter (inch in cm) returns numbers of cm by giving the inch. For example, the 36 inches in cm is the value 91.44 cm. See also centimeters to inches converter.


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 “inch”. Depending on the country, this value ranged from 23.22 mm for the Spanish inch mm to about 27.07 for the French inch.


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.

Inches in cm on the table

Inches [in]Centimeters [cm]
1 in2.5 cm
2 in5.1 cm
3 in7.6 cm
4 in10.2 cm
5 in12.7 cm
6 in15.2 cm
7 in17.8 cm
8 in20.3 cm
9 in22.9 cm
Inches in cm calculation

Convert units from inches to centimeters

Inches to centimeters converter (inch in cm) is a tool for comparing different metric units. It is worth presenting the operation of the converter on river lengths, mountain heights or cave depths. Using meters to inches converter you can find out what the value is in meters to centimeters and then calculate the inches into centimeters.

High mountains: 

  • Mount Everest 8848.86 m (Nepal) it is 348380.31 inches and also on 884886 centimeters.
  • Annapurna IV 7525 m (Nepal) it is 296259.84 inches and also on 752500 centimeters.
  • Ghent Kangri 7401 m (India) it is 291377.95 inches and also on 740100 centimeters.
  • Karjiang 7221 m (China) it is 284291.34 inches and also on 722100 centimeters.

The length of the rivers:

  • Limpopo 1800 km (Indian Ocean) it is an equivalent into 70866141.73 inches as well as 180000000 centimeters.
  • Blue Nile 1600 km (Nile) it is an equivalent into 62992125.98 inches as well as 160000000 centimeters.
  • Yalong 1323 km (Yangtze) it is an equivalent into 52086614.17 inches as well as 132300000 centimeters.
  • Loire 1012 km (Atlantic Ocean) it is an equivalent into 39842519.68 inches as well as 101200000 centimeters.