The equivalent of 180 centimeters is 5.91 feet. Centimeters are converted to inches by using the formula 1 inch equals 2.54 centimeters. The number of total centimeters, 180, is divided by 2.54 centimeters per inch for an equivalent of 70.87 inches.
Dividing the number of inches by 12 inches per foot gives the number of feet. Inches and feet are units of length in the imperial and U.S. customary systems. Centimeters and meters are units of length in the International System of Units, also called the metric system. Favored for its ease of conversion, this system is used throughout most of the industrialized world.