The **square cent**imeter, abbreviated **"cm²**", is a metric unit of area that corresponds to a square whose sides are each one centimeter long. The square centimeter is a practical unit of area that is mainly used in contexts involving small to medium-sized areas.

## Calculator

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**Use calculator:**

- Select the area measurement into which you want to convert cm².
- Enter the number of square centimeters into the calculator.
- Click on "generate" to get the result.

## Usage

**School applications**: In schools, the square centimeter is often used to teach students the basics of area measurement.**Craft and design**: When creating small handcrafted items or design pieces, such as jewelry or leather goods, the size can be given in square centimeters.**Medicine**: In dermatology or surgery, the size of wounds, skin lesions or other medical areas can be measured in square centimeters.**Technology**: When specifying smaller technical components or parts, the square centimeter can be used as a unit of measurement.**Everyday life**: Many everyday products, especially those of small or medium size, can specify their area in square centimeters.

## Conversion to other area units:

**Square kilometer (km²)**: One square centimeter is equal to 0.0000000001$km²$.**Hectare (ha)**: One square centimeter corresponds to 0.00000001$ha$.**Ar**: One square centimeter equals 0.000001$Ar$.**Square meter (m²)**: One square centimeter corresponds to 0.0001 m².Square

**decimeter (dm²)**: One square decimeter is equal to 0.01 dm².Square

**millimeter (mm²)**: One square centimeter equals 100 mm².

Its clear and intuitive size makes it a popular unit in education, crafts, medicine and many other fields. The simple conversion from and to other area units makes it easy to use and understand.

## Surfaces

- Acre
- Ar
- Hectare
- Hectares in square kilometers
- Square centimeter
- Square centimeters in square meters
- Square decimeter
- Square feet
- Square inch
- Square kilometer
- Square meter
- Square meters in ar
- Square meters in hectares
- Square meters in square kilometers
- Square mile
- Square millimeter
- Square millimeters in square centimeters
- Square yard