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 6 centimeters into kilometers we have to multiply 6 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

6 cm → L(km)

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

L(km) = 6 cm × 1.0E-5 km

L(km) = 6.0E-5 km

The final result is:

6 cm → 6.0E-5 km

We conclude that 6 centimeters is equivalent to 6.0E-5 kilometers:

6 centimeters = 6.0E-5 kilometers

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilometer is equal to 16666.666666667 × 6 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 6 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 16666.666666667 kilometers.

Approximate result

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

6 cm ≅ 0 km

An alternative is also that one kilometer is approximately sixteen thousand six hundred sixty-six point six six seven times six 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)
7 centimeters 0 kilometers
8 centimeters 0 kilometers
9 centimeters 0 kilometers
10 centimeters 0 kilometers
11 centimeters 0 kilometers
12 centimeters 0 kilometers
13 centimeters 0 kilometers
14 centimeters 0 kilometers
15 centimeters 0 kilometers
16 centimeters 0 kilometers