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The two units of time, **years** and **centuries**, are most commonly used to document important dates throughout time. Whether it is in the past or in the future, they are used to give warning for upcoming events or to talk about past moments in history. Many of our time converters can help you change easily between two units, such as this **century to year converter**.

## How to Convert Centuries to Years?

All you have to do is enter in our **cent – yr converter** above the amount of centuries you want to change into years and click the ¨convert¨ button. Our **online converters** are simple to use with **accurate conversions**. If you are looking to work in the opposite direction then see our tool to convert years to centuries.

## Formula to Convert Century – Year

If you want to know the exact mathematical formula that is used to do this conversion manually, and is the one used by our **cent to yr calculator**, then see below. As some examples, 3 cents = 300 years and 17 cents = 17,000 years.

**[number of] centuries x 100 = [number of] years**

## Using Centuries

The measurement of 100 years of time is called a **century**,** **and is a large amount usually used to refer back in time to historical events and periods. Centuries are divided into decades and multiplied into milleniums. Use our **century – year calculator** above.

## Using Years

History and age are the most popular uses for the time measurement of **years**. For larger periods of time that have passed, years is a good indicator. Years are divided into months and muliplied into decades. Use this **cent**** to yr conversion tool** for any calculations.

### How many is 1 Century in Years?

**100 Years**

`(1cent = 100yr)`

### How many are 2 Centuries in Years?

**200 Years**

`(2cent = 200yr)`

### How many are 3 Centuries in Years?

**300 Years**

`(3cent = 300yr)`

### How many are 4 Centuries in Years?

**400 Years**

`(4cent = 400yr)`

### How many are 5 Centuries in Years?

**500 Years**

`(5cent = 500yr)`

### How many are 10 Centuries in Years?

**1000 Years**

`(10cent = 1000yr)`

### How many are 15 Centuries in Years?

**1500 Years**

`(15cent = 1500yr)`

### How many are 20 Centuries in Years?

**2000 Years**

`(20cent = 2000yr)`

### How many are 25 Centuries in Years?

**2500 Years**

`(25cent = 2500yr)`

### How many are 30 Centuries in Years?

**3000 Years**

`(30cent = 3000yr)`

### How many are 50 Centuries in Years?

**5000 Years**

`(50cent = 5000yr)`

### How many are 100 Centuries in Years?

**10000 Years**

`(100cent = 10000yr)`

### How many are 200 Centuries in Years?

**20000 Years**

`(200cent = 20000yr)`

### How many are 500 Centuries in Years?

**50000 Years**

`(500cent = 50000yr)`

### How many are 1000 Centuries in Years?

**100000 Years**

`(1000cent = 100000yr)`