# Square Kilometers to Square Centimeters Conversion

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

Results in Square Centimeters: 1 sq km = 10,000,000,000 sq cm
1 sq km = 1,000,000 sq m

## How to Convert Square Kilometers to Square Centimeters

To convert a square kilometer measurement to a square centimeter measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio.

Since one square kilometer is equal to 10,000,000,000 square centimeters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

square centimeters = square kilometers × 10,000,000,000

The area in square centimeters is equal to the square kilometers multiplied by 10,000,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 square kilometers to square centimeters using the formula above.
5 sq km = (5 × 10,000,000,000) = 50,000,000,000 sq cm

### How Many Square Centimeters Are in a Square Kilometer?

There are 10,000,000,000 square centimeters in a square kilometer, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 sq km = 10,000,000,000 sq cm

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

## Square Kilometers

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

The square kilometer, or square kilometre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. A square kilometer is sometimes also referred to as a square km. Square kilometers can be abbreviated as sq km, and are also sometimes abbreviated as km². For example, 1 square kilometer can be written as 1 sq km or 1 km².

## 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 Kilometer to Square Centimeter Conversion Table

Square kilometer measurements converted to square centimeters
Square Kilometers Square Centimeters
0.0000000001 sq km 1 sq cm
0.0000000002 sq km 2 sq cm
0.0000000003 sq km 3 sq cm
0.0000000004 sq km 4 sq cm
0.0000000005 sq km 5 sq cm
0.0000000006 sq km 6 sq cm
0.0000000007 sq km 7 sq cm
0.0000000008 sq km 8 sq cm
0.0000000009 sq km 9 sq cm
0.00000000001 sq km 0.1 sq cm
0.0000000001 sq km 1 sq cm
0.000000001 sq km 10 sq cm
0.00000001 sq km 100 sq cm
0.0000001 sq km 1,000 sq cm
0.000001 sq km 10,000 sq cm
0.00001 sq km 100,000 sq cm
0.0001 sq km 1,000,000 sq cm
0.001 sq km 10,000,000 sq cm
0.01 sq km 100,000,000 sq cm
0.1 sq km 1,000,000,000 sq cm
1 sq km 10,000,000,000 sq cm