## 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 252 centimeters into kilometers we have to multiply 252 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

252 cm → L(km)

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

L(km) = 252 cm × 1.0E-5 km

L(km) = 0.00252 km

The final result is:

252 cm → 0.00252 km

We conclude that 252 centimeters is equivalent to 0.00252 kilometers:

252 centimeters = 0.00252 kilometers

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilometer is equal to 396.8253968254 × 252 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 252 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 396.8253968254 kilometers.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that two hundred fifty-two centimeters is approximately zero point zero zero three kilometers:

252 cm ≅ 0.003 km

An alternative is also that one kilometer is approximately three hundred ninety-six point eight two five times two hundred fifty-two 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)
253 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
254 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
255 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
256 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
257 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
258 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
259 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
260 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
261 centimeters 0.003 kilometers
262 centimeters 0.003 kilometers