# Square centimeter conversions

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## What is square centimeter?

### Definition:

The square centimetre is a unit of area in the metric system equal to 0.0001 square meters (1 cm2 = 0.0001 m2), the standard derived unit of area in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 100 square millimeters (mm2), or 108 square micrometers (μm2) or 1014 square nanometers (nm2) (units of area in the SI), or 0.15500031 square inches (sq in) or 0.00107639104 square feet (sq ft), which are Imperial / US customary units of area.

The square centimeter (cm2) is an SI derived unit of area. The centimeter (cm) is a unit of length in the SI. An area of 1.0 square centimeter is the area of a square that is 1.0 centimeter on each side.

### Symbol:

sq cm

### Plural:

square centimeters

### Also known as:

square centimeter (plural: square centimeters, US spelling)

Below you can find a comprehensive list with conversions from square centimeters to other (metric, imperial, or customary) area and surface measurement units.