# Square decameter conversions

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## About square decameter

The **square decameter** is a unit of area in the metric system equal to 100 square meters (1 dam^{2} = 100 m^{2}), the standard derived unit of area in the International System of Units (SI).

One square decameter (dam^{2}) is also equal to 0.01 hectares (ha) or 100 centiares (ca) (units of area in the metric system), or 0.0001 square kilometers (km^{2}) (a unit of area in the SI), or 0.0247105381 acres (ac), or 1,076.39104 square feet (sq ft) or 119.599005 square yards (sq yd), which are Imperial / US customary units of area.

The square decameter (dam^{2}) is an SI derived unit of area. The decameter (dam) is a unit of length in the SI. An area of 1.0 square decameter is the area of a square that is 1.0 decameter on each side.

Symbol: dam^{2}

Plural: square decameters

aka: square decametre (plural: square decametres, Int. spelling), square dekametre (plural: square dekametres), square dekameter (plural: square dekameters, US spelling)