# Convert Square Centimeters to Square Inches

Enter the area in square centimeters below to get the value converted to square inches.

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## How to Convert Square Centimeters to Square Inches

To convert a square centimeter measurement to a square inch measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One square centimeter is equal to 0.155 square inches, so use this simple formula to convert:

The area in square inches is equal to the square centimeters multiplied by 0.155.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 square centimeters to square inches using the formula above.

Square centimeters and square inches are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Square Centimeters

One square centimeter is equal to the area of a square with 1 centimeter long sides.

The square centimeter, or square centimetre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for 10^{-2}. A square centimeter is sometimes also referred to as a square cm. Square centimeters can be abbreviated as *sq cm*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *cm²*. For example, 1 square centimeter can be written as 1 sq cm or 1 cm².

## Square Inches

One square inch is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 inch in length.

The square inch is a US customary and imperial unit of area. A square inch is sometimes also referred to as a square in. Square inches can be abbreviated as *sq in*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *in²*. For example, 1 square inch can be written as 1 sq in or 1 in².

## Square Centimeter Measurements and Equivalent Square Inch Conversions

Square Centimeters | Square Inches |
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1 sq cm | 0.155 sq in |

2 sq cm | 0.310001 sq in |

3 sq cm | 0.465001 sq in |

4 sq cm | 0.620001 sq in |

5 sq cm | 0.775002 sq in |

6 sq cm | 0.930002 sq in |

7 sq cm | 1.085 sq in |

8 sq cm | 1.24 sq in |

9 sq cm | 1.395 sq in |

10 sq cm | 1.55 sq in |

11 sq cm | 1.705 sq in |

12 sq cm | 1.86 sq in |

13 sq cm | 2.015 sq in |

14 sq cm | 2.17 sq in |

15 sq cm | 2.325 sq in |

16 sq cm | 2.48 sq in |

17 sq cm | 2.635 sq in |

18 sq cm | 2.79 sq in |

19 sq cm | 2.945 sq in |

20 sq cm | 3.1 sq in |

21 sq cm | 3.255 sq in |

22 sq cm | 3.41 sq in |

23 sq cm | 3.565 sq in |

24 sq cm | 3.72 sq in |

25 sq cm | 3.875 sq in |

26 sq cm | 4.03 sq in |

27 sq cm | 4.185 sq in |

28 sq cm | 4.34 sq in |

29 sq cm | 4.495 sq in |

30 sq cm | 4.65 sq in |

31 sq cm | 4.805 sq in |

32 sq cm | 4.96 sq in |

33 sq cm | 5.115 sq in |

34 sq cm | 5.27 sq in |

35 sq cm | 5.425 sq in |

36 sq cm | 5.58 sq in |

37 sq cm | 5.735 sq in |

38 sq cm | 5.89 sq in |

39 sq cm | 6.045 sq in |

40 sq cm | 6.2 sq in |

## More Square Centimeter Area Conversions

**US Customary**

- Convert to Square Miles
- 1 sq cm is equal to 3.861E-11 square miles
- Convert to Acres
- 1 sq cm is equal to 2.4711E-8 acres
- Convert to Square Yards
- 1 sq cm is equal to 0.00012 square yards
- Convert to Square Feet
- 1 sq cm is equal to 0.001076 square feet

**SI Units**

- Convert to Square Kilometers
- 1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-10 square kilometers
- Convert to Square Meters
- 1 sq cm is equal to 0.0001 square meters
- Convert to Square Millimeters
- 1 sq cm is equal to 100 square millimeters

**Other Metric Units**

- Convert to Hectares
- 1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-8 hectares
- Convert to Ares
- 1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-6 ares