# Square Kilometers and Square Centimeters Converter

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Use this calculator to convert square kilometers (km²) to square centimeters (cm²) and square centimeters to square kilometers. This converter is part of the full area converter tool.

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## Converting square centimeters and square kilometers

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

Square Kilometers to Square Centimeters Conversion Table
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### How many square kilometers are there in 1 square centimeter?

There are 1.0E-10 square kilometers in 1 square centimeter. To convert from square centimeters to square kilometers, divide your figure by 10000000000 .

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

There are 10000000000 square centimeters in 1 square kilometer. To convert from square kilometers to square centimeters, multiply your figure by 10000000000 .

### 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 kilometer?

One kilometer (or 'kilometre' with British spelling) is equivalent to 1,000 meters. Therefore, a square kilometer can be expressed as one million square meters. This unit of distance and area can be used within landscaping, surveying and aerial photography. One square kilometer is also equal to 100 hectares. The city of Chester in the United Kingdom is roughly one square kilometer in size. The Manchester Golf Club is likewise one square kilometer in total.