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Conversion of feet / feet (ft) to centimeters (cm) and vice versa

Updated on by Stefan Banse

Here you can convert the length unit foot / foot into the unit centimeter and vice versa centimeter to foot / foot. By clicking on the "Swap units" symbol you will always see the desired conversion in the calculation result, i.e. ft to cm or cm to ft. You can also use the following calculator to calculate any other length unit.

Information on "Foot / Fuß"

The foot was widely used as a measure of length or unit of length very early and is still used today in Anglo-American countries. However, it does not belong to the international system of units SI (Système international d'unités).

The foot usually corresponded to a length of 28-32 cm in the individual countries. In the meantime only the English foot is used. 1 foot corresponds to 30.48 centimeters or 1 foot corresponds to 12 inches / inch.

Information about "centimeters"

The unit centimeter is derived from the base unit meter and thus belongs to the metric system. 1 centimeter corresponds to 0.01 meters and 1 meter corresponds to 100 centimeters. The prefix "centi" for the centimeter thus stands for one hundredth of the base unit.

The centimeter belongs to the international system of units (SI).

Basics for converting feet / feet (ft) to centimeters (cm)

The abbreviation for the "unit of length foot / foot" is ft. The abbreviation for the "unit of length centimeter" is cm.

Formula for converting feet / feet (ft) to centimeters (cm)

The calculation of feet / feet to centimeters is based on the following conversion formula:

Conversion formula feet / feet to centimeters

Find the number of centimeters from feet / feet

Foot × 30.48


Formula for converting centimeters (cm) to feet / feet (ft)

The calculation from centimeters to feet / feet is based on the following conversion formula:

Conversion formula from centimeters to feet

Determine the number of feet / feet from centimeters

Centimeter × 0.032808398950131


Summary table: how many feet are how many centimeters?

Foot / foot ftCentimeter cm
0.01 ft =>0.30480 cm
0.02 ft =>0.60960 cm
0.03 ft =>0.91440 cm
0.04 ft =>1.21920 cm
0.05 ft =>1.52400 cm
0.06 ft =>1.82880 cm
0.07 ft =>2.13360 cm
0.08 ft =>2.43840 cm
0.09 ft =>2.74320 cm
0.10 ft =>3.04800 cm
0.20 ft =>6.09600 cm
0.30 ft =>9.14400 cm
0.40 ft =>12.19200 cm
0.50 ft =>15.24000 cm
0.60 ft =>18.28800 cm
0.70 ft =>21.33600 cm
0.80 ft =>24.38400 cm
0.90 ft =>27.43200 cm
1 ft =>30.48000 cm
2 ft =>60.96000 cm
3 ft =>91.44000 cm
4 ft =>121.92000 cm
5 ft =>152.40000 cm
6 ft =>182.88000 cm
7 ft =>213.36000 cm
8 ft =>243.84000 cm
9 ft =>274.32000 cm
10 ft =>304.80000 cm
20 ft =>609.60000 cm
30 ft =>914.40000 cm
40 ft =>1,219.20000 cm
50 ft =>1 524 cm
60 ft =>1 828.80000 cm
70 ft =>2 133.60000 cm
80 ft =>2,438,40000 cm
90 ft =>2,743.20000 cm
100 ft =>3 048 cm
200 ft =>6 096 cm
300 ft =>9 144 cm
400 ft =>12 192 cm
500 ft =>15 240 cm
600 ft =>18 288 cm
700 ft =>21 336 cm
800 ft =>24 384 cm
900 ft =>27 432 cm
1 000 ft =>30 480 cm

Summary table: how many centimeters are how many feet?

Centimeter cmFoot / foot ft
0.01 cm =>0.00032 ft
0.02 cm =>0.00065 ft
0.03 cm =>0.00098 ft
0.04 cm =>0.00131 ft
0.05 cm =>0.00164 ft
0.06 cm =>0.00196 ft
0.07 cm =>0.00229 ft
0.08 cm =>0.00262 ft
0.09 cm =>0.00295 ft
0.10 cm =>0.00328 ft
0.20 cm =>0.00656 ft
0.30 cm =>0.00984 ft
0.40 cm =>0.01312 ft
0.50 cm =>0.01640 ft
0.60 cm =>0.01968 ft
0.70 cm =>0.02296 ft
0.80 cm =>0.02624 ft
0.90 cm =>0.02952 ft
1 cm =>0.03280 ft
2 cm =>0.06561 ft
3 cm =>0.09842 ft
4 cm =>0.13123 ft
5 cm =>0.16404 ft
6 cm =>0.19685 ft
7 cm =>0.22965 ft
8 cm =>0.26246 ft
9 cm =>0.29527 ft
10 cm =>0.32808 ft
20 cm =>0.65616 ft
30 cm =>0.98425 ft
40 cm =>1,31233 ft
50 cm =>1.64042 ft
60 cm =>1.96850 ft
70 cm =>2.29658 ft
80 cm =>2.62467 ft
90 cm =>2.95275 ft
100 cm =>3.28084 ft
200 cm =>6.56168 ft
300 cm =>9.84252 ft
400 cm =>13.12336 ft
500 cm =>16.40419 ft
600 cm =>19.68503 ft
700 cm =>22.96587 ft
800 cm =>26.24671 ft
900 cm =>29.52755 ft
1 000 cm =>32.80839 ft

References

In particular, we used the information from the following sources for the topic "Length units":

Last update on April 14th, 2021

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