# how many meters in a centimeter

Knowing how many meters in a centimeter there are can go a long way in making unit conversion easier and  consequently making life easier. Stuvera.com offers you detailed knowledge on questions like, ‘how many meters in one centimeter?’ and many more. Below is a detailed explanation on meters to centimeters unit conversion.

Meters to centimeters (m to cm) length units conversion factor is 100. To find out how many centimeters in meters, multiply the meter value by 100 or use the converter.

1 Meter = 100 Centimeters

In metric system, the prefix “centi” means “one hundredth of“, that makes easier to remember how to convert from meters to centimeters, because if you replace the “centi” with “100“, centimeter means 100th of a meter (or 1 meter = 100 cm).

There are 100 centimeters in a meter, because there are 10 decimeters (dm) in a meter and 10 centimeters in each decimeter, that makes 10 dm * 10 (cm in 1 dm) = 100 cm in a meter.

For example, to calculate how many centimeters in 1/2 meter, multiply the meter value by the conversion factor, 1/2 m * 100 (cm in 1 m) = 50 cm in 1/2 meter.

Meter (metre in SI spelling) is a metric system base length unit and defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second. There are 3.28084 feet or 39.3701 inches in a meter. 1 kilometer is 1000 meters. The abbreviation of meter is “m“.

Centimeter (centimetre in SI spelling) is a commonly used metric length unit. There are 10 millimeters in a centimeter and 2.54 cm in 1 inch. The abbreviation is “cm“.

## Conversion Table

Meter Centimeter Meter Centimeter Meter Centimeter Meter Centimeter
1 m 100 cm 26 m 2600 cm 51 m 5100 cm 76 m 7600 cm
2 m 200 cm 27 m 2700 cm 52 m 5200 cm 77 m 7700 cm
3 m 300 cm 28 m 2800 cm 53 m 5300 cm 78 m 7800 cm
4 m 400 cm 29 m 2900 cm 54 m 5400 cm 79 m 7900 cm
5 m 500 cm 30 m 3000 cm 55 m 5500 cm 80 m 8000 cm
6 m 600 cm 31 m 3100 cm 56 m 5600 cm 81 m 8100 cm
7 m 700 cm 32 m 3200 cm 57 m 5700 cm 82 m 8200 cm
8 m 800 cm 33 m 3300 cm 58 m 5800 cm 83 m 8300 cm
9 m 900 cm 34 m 3400 cm 59 m 5900 cm 84 m 8400 cm
10 m 1000 cm 35 m 3500 cm 60 m 6000 cm 85 m 8500 cm
11 m 1100 cm 36 m 3600 cm 61 m 6100 cm 86 m 8600 cm
12 m 1200 cm 37 m 3700 cm 62 m 6200 cm 87 m 8700 cm
13 m 1300 cm 38 m 3800 cm 63 m 6300 cm 88 m 8800 cm
14 m 1400 cm 39 m 3900 cm 64 m 6400 cm 89 m 8900 cm
15 m 1500 cm 40 m 4000 cm 65 m 6500 cm 90 m 9000 cm
16 m 1600 cm 41 m 4100 cm 66 m 6600 cm 100 m 10000 cm
17 m 1700 cm 42 m 4200 cm 67 m 6700 cm 125 m 12500 cm
18 m 1800 cm 43 m 4300 cm 68 m 6800 cm 150 m 15000 cm
19 m 1900 cm 44 m 4400 cm 69 m 6900 cm 175 m 17500 cm
20 m 2000 cm 45 m 4500 cm 70 m 7000 cm 200 m 20000 cm
21 m 2100 cm 46 m 4600 cm 71 m 7100 cm 250 m 25000 cm
22 m 2200 cm 47 m 4700 cm 72 m 7200 cm 300 m 30000 cm
23 m 2300 cm 48 m 4800 cm 73 m 7300 cm 500 m 50000 cm
24 m 2400 cm 49 m 4900 cm 74 m 7400 cm 750 m 75000 cm
25 m 2500 cm 50 m 5000 cm 75 m 7500 cm 1000 m 100000 cm