# 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 = 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:

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.

### 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 10^{3}. 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 Kilometers | Square Centimeters |
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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 |