Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to kilometers is 1.0E-5, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 1.0E-5 kilometers:

1 cm = 1.0E-5 km

To convert 17 centimeters into kilometers we have to multiply 17 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to kilometers. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 1.0E-5 km

17 cm → L(km)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in kilometers:

L(km) = 17 cm × 1.0E-5 km

L(km) = 0.00017 km

The final result is:

17 cm → 0.00017 km

We conclude that 17 centimeters is equivalent to 0.00017 kilometers:

17 centimeters = 0.00017 kilometers

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilometer is equal to 5882.3529411765 × 17 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 17 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 5882.3529411765 kilometers.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that seventeen centimeters is approximately zero kilometers:

17 cm ≅ 0 km

An alternative is also that one kilometer is approximately five thousand eight hundred eighty-two point three five three times seventeen centimeters.

Conversion table

centimeters to kilometers chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from centimeters to kilometers

centimeters (cm) kilometers (km)
18 centimeters 0 kilometers
19 centimeters 0 kilometers
20 centimeters 0 kilometers
21 centimeters 0 kilometers
22 centimeters 0 kilometers
23 centimeters 0 kilometers
24 centimeters 0 kilometers
25 centimeters 0 kilometers
26 centimeters 0 kilometers
27 centimeters 0 kilometers