# Square Inches and Square Centimeters Converter

Use this calculator to convert square inches (in²) to square centimeters (cm²) and square centimeters to square inches. This converter is part of the full area converter tool.

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## Converting square centimeters and square inches

In the conversion tables below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 5 decimal places (7 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.

Square Centimeters | Square Inches |
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1 square centimeter | 0.155 square inches |

2 square centimeters | 0.31 square inches |

3 square centimeters | 0.465 square inches |

4 square centimeters | 0.62 square inches |

5 square centimeters | 0.775 square inches |

6 square centimeters | 0.93 square inches |

7 square centimeters | 1.085 square inches |

8 square centimeters | 1.24 square inches |

9 square centimeters | 1.395 square inches |

10 square centimeters | 1.55 square inches |

11 square centimeters | 1.705 square inches |

12 square centimeters | 1.86 square inches |

13 square centimeters | 2.015 square inches |

14 square centimeters | 2.17 square inches |

15 square centimeters | 2.325 square inches |

16 square centimeters | 2.48 square inches |

17 square centimeters | 2.63501 square inches |

18 square centimeters | 2.79001 square inches |

19 square centimeters | 2.94501 square inches |

20 square centimeters | 3.10001 square inches |

Square Inches | Square Centimeters |
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1 square inch | 6.4516 square centimeters |

2 square inches | 12.9032 square centimeters |

3 square inches | 19.3548 square centimeters |

4 square inches | 25.8064 square centimeters |

5 square inches | 32.258 square centimeters |

6 square inches | 38.7096 square centimeters |

7 square inches | 45.1612 square centimeters |

8 square inches | 51.6128 square centimeters |

9 square inches | 58.0644 square centimeters |

10 square inches | 64.516 square centimeters |

11 square inches | 70.9676 square centimeters |

12 square inches | 77.4192 square centimeters |

13 square inches | 83.8708 square centimeters |

14 square inches | 90.3224 square centimeters |

15 square inches | 96.774 square centimeters |

16 square inches | 103.2256 square centimeters |

17 square inches | 109.6772 square centimeters |

18 square inches | 116.1288 square centimeters |

19 square inches | 122.5804 square centimeters |

20 square inches | 129.032 square centimeters |

### How many square inches are there in 1 square centimeter?

There are 0.15500031000062 square inches in 1 square centimeter. To convert from square centimeters to square inches, multiply your figure by 0.15500031000062 (or divide by 6.4516) .

### How many square centimeters are there in 1 square inch?

There are 6.4516 square centimeters in 1 square inch. To convert from square inches to square centimeters, multiply your figure by 6.4516 (or divide by 0.15500031000062) .

### What is a square centimeter?

**Square centimeters** (or 'square centimetres' with British spelling) are commonly used to measure areas in both the commercial and domestic environment. Some examples could be the size of a 12-inch computer screen (77.41 square centimetres) or the size of a microchip. One square centimeter can be translated as 0.15 inches. In mapping, square centimeters are often translated into acres or hectares. This has applications within the surveying industry.

### What is a square inch?

A **square inch** is a common unit of measurement within the United States and the United Kingdom. It can be used throughout numerous industries such as construction, graphic design, textiles and painting. Some common abbreviations include sq. in., sq. inches and in/-2. One square inch can approximate the size of many postage stamps. A single square inch is equal to 6.45 square centimeters.

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