**Micrometers****(µm**) - also known as **microns** - are a unit of length in the metric system and correspond to one millionth of a meter (10⁻⁶ meters). This conversion can be useful to describe the size of objects or distances on a scale that is more familiar to the human eye.

## Calculator

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**Use calculator:**

- Enter the number of micrometers into the calculator.
- Select the unit into which the micrometers are to be converted.
- Click on "generate" to get the result.

## Micrometer to millimeter

One millimeter corresponds to 1,000 micrometers.

Formula: Millimeter (mm) = micrometer (µm) × 10^-3

**Example:** 5,000 micrometers is equal to 5 millimeters.

## Micrometer to centimeter

One centimeter is equal to 10,000 micrometers.

Formula: Centimeter (cm) = micrometer (µm) × 10^-4

**Example:** 20,000 micrometers are equal to 2 centimeters.

## Micrometer to meter

One meter equals 1,000,000 micrometers.

Formula: Meter (m) = micrometer (µm) × 10^-6

**Example:** 3,000,000 micrometers is equal to 3 meters.

## Micrometers to kilometers

One kilometer equals 1,000,000,000 micrometers.

Formula: Kilometer (km) = micrometer (µm) × 10^-9

**Example:** 5,000,000,000 micrometers are equal to 5 kilometers.

## Conversion to non-metric units

### Micrometers to inches

One inch equals approximately 25,400 micrometers.

Formula: Inch (in) = micrometer (µm) / 25,400

**Example:** 50,800 micrometers is approximately 2 inches.

### Micrometers to feet

One foot is approximately 304,800 micrometers.

Formula: feet (ft) = micrometers (µm) / 304,800

Example**:** 609,600 micrometers is about 2 feet.

## Conclusion

The conversion of micrometers into other units of length is of great importance in many applications, especially in science and technology. Using the above formulas, you can easily switch between different units to better understand the size of objects or distances.