Liters to Cubic Centimeters Converter

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1 L = 1,000 cm³

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How to Convert Liters to Cubic Centimeters

To convert a measurement in liters to a measurement in cubic centimeters, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 1,000 cubic centimeters/liter.

Since one liter is equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

cubic centimeters = liters × 1,000

The volume in cubic centimeters is equal to the volume in liters multiplied by 1,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 liters to cubic centimeters using the formula above.
cubic centimeters = (5 L × 1,000) = 5,000 cm³

How Many Cubic Centimeters Are in a Liter?

There are 1,000 cubic centimeters in a liter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 L = 1,000 cm³

Liters and cubic centimeters are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Liter?

A liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters or 0.264172 US gallons.[1] The liter is a special name defined for the cubic decimeter and is exactly equal to the volume of one cubic decimeter (1 decimeter is 1/10 of a meter, or 10 centimeters).

The liter is an SI accepted unit for volume for use with the metric system. A liter is sometimes also referred to as a litre. Liters can be abbreviated as L, and are also sometimes abbreviated as l or . For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 L, 1 l, or 1 ℓ.

Learn more about liters.

What Is a Cubic Centimeter?

The cubic centimeter is a unit that is equal to the volume of a cube with one centimeter sides. One cubic centimeter is equal to about 0.061 cubic inches.[2]

The cubic centimeter, or cubic centimetre, is a multiple of the cubic meter, which is the SI derived unit for volume. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for hundredths, or 10-2. Cubic centimeters can be abbreviated as cm³, and are also sometimes abbreviated as cu cm, cc, or ccm. For example, 1 cubic centimeter can be written as 1 cm³, 1 cu cm, 1 cc, or 1 ccm.

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Liter to Cubic Centimeter Conversion Table

Table showing various liter measurements converted to cubic centimeters.
Liters Cubic Centimeters
0.001 L 1 cm³
0.002 L 2 cm³
0.003 L 3 cm³
0.004 L 4 cm³
0.005 L 5 cm³
0.006 L 6 cm³
0.007 L 7 cm³
0.008 L 8 cm³
0.009 L 9 cm³
0.01 L 10 cm³
0.02 L 20 cm³
0.03 L 30 cm³
0.04 L 40 cm³
0.05 L 50 cm³
0.06 L 60 cm³
0.07 L 70 cm³
0.08 L 80 cm³
0.09 L 90 cm³
0.1 L 100 cm³
0.2 L 200 cm³
0.3 L 300 cm³
0.4 L 400 cm³
0.5 L 500 cm³
0.6 L 600 cm³
0.7 L 700 cm³
0.8 L 800 cm³
0.9 L 900 cm³
1 L 1,000 cm³

References

  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Units outside the SI, https://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/outside.html
  2. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf

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