The equivalent of 49 centimeters in inches is approximately 19.29. One inch is the equivalent of 2.54 centimeters. To convert centimeters to inches requires dividing the number of centimeters by 2.54 centimeters per inch.
The centimeter is a unit of length in the International System of Units, also known as the metric system. This system is used in most places throughout the world and almost exclusively in the scientific community. The inch is a unit of length in the U.S. system of customary measurement units, used primarily in the United States and derived from the system of British imperial units.