# Convert 1 Meter to Centimeters

How long is 1 meter? How far is 1 meter in centimeters? 1 m to cm conversion.

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1 Meter =

100 Centimeters

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Result in Plain English

1 meter is equal to exactly 100 centimeters.

In Scientific Notation

1 meter

= 1 x 10

^{0}meters= 1 x 10

^{2}centimetersMeters

A meter, or metre, is the fundamental unit of length in the metric system, from which all other length units are based. It is equal to 100 centimeters, 1/1000th of a kilometer, or about 39.37 inches.Abbreviation: m

Centimeters

A centimeter, or centimetre, is a unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter. There are 2.54 centimeters in an inch.Abbreviation: cm