Centimeters to hands Converter

This page allows you to convert length values expressed in centimeters to their equivalent in hands.

Enter the value in centimeters in the top field (the one marked "cm"), then press the "Convert" button or the "Enter" key. The converter also works the other way round: if you enter the value in hands in the "hh" field, the equivalent value in centimeters is calculated and displayed in the top field.


Centimeter is a unit of length used by the metric system. One centimeter is 1/100 of a meter, that means there are 100 centimetes in 1 meter. One inch is equal to 2.54 cm. The following line should be approximately 1 centimeter long: beginning of line1 cm lineend of line


Hand is a unit of length used to measure the height of horses. One hand is 4 inches.