## 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 397 centimeters into kilometers we have to multiply 397 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

397 cm → L_{(km)}

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

L_{(km)} = 397 cm × 1.0E-5 km

L_{(km)} = 0.00397 km

The final result is:

397 cm → 0.00397 km

We conclude that **397 centimeters is equivalent to 0.00397 kilometers**:

397 centimeters = 0.00397 kilometers

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 kilometer is equal to 251.88916876574 × 397 centimeters**.

Another way is saying that *397 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 251.88916876574 kilometers*.

## Approximate result

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

397 cm ≅ 0.004 km

An alternative is also that *one kilometer is approximately two hundred fifty-one point eight eight nine times three hundred ninety-seven 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) |
---|---|

398 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

399 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

400 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

401 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

402 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

403 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

404 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

405 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

406 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |

407 centimeters | 0.004 kilometers |