# Area Conversions

area conversions## What is area?

Area is the size of a two-dimensional surface defined by boundaries. The standard derived unit of area in the International System of Units (SI) is the square meter (m2). Common imperial, US customary and metric units of area include square feet (sq ft), square inches (sq in), square yards (sq yd), square miles (sq mi), square kilometers (km2), square centimeters (cm2), square millimeters (mm2), acres (ac) and hectares (ha).

## Common area conversions

- 1 square centimeter (cm2) = 0.0001 square meters (m2)
- 1 square centimeter (cm2) = 100 square millimeters (mm2)
- 1 square kilometer (km2) = 1,000,000 square meters (m2)
- 1 square inch (sq in) = 0.00064516 square meters (m2)
- 1 square foot (sq ft) = 0.09290304 square meters (m2)
- 1 square yard (sq yd) = 0.83612736 square meters (m2)
- 1 square mile (sq mi) = 2,589,988.11 square meters (m2)
- 1 square foot (sq ft) = 144 square inches (sq in)
- 1 square yard (sq yd) = 9 square feet (sq ft)
- 1 square mile (sq mi) = 3,097,600 square yards (sq yd)

## Area conversions: quick access links

Below you can find a comprehensive list with conversions from and to various (metric, imperial, or customary) units of area or surface

- convert from acres (ac)
- convert from acres (US survey) (ac)
- convert from ares (a)
- convert from carreau
- convert from centiares (ca)
- convert from circular inches (circ in)
- convert from circular mils (cmil)
- convert from decares (daa)
- convert from dunams
- convert from hectares (ha)
- convert from mu
- convert from ping
- convert from pyong
- convert from roods (ro)
- convert from sections
- convert from square centimeters (sq cm)
- convert from square chains (sq ch)
- convert from square decameters (sq dam)
- convert from square decimeters (sq dm)
- convert from square feet (sq ft)
- convert from square hectometers (sq hm)
- convert from square inches (sq in)
- convert from square kilometers (sq km)
- convert from square meters (sq m)
- convert from square micrometers (sq μm)
- convert from square mils (sq mil)
- convert from square miles (sq mi)
- convert from square millimeters (sq mm)
- convert from square nanometers (sq nm)
- convert from square yards (sq yd)
- convert from stremma