# Square decimeter conversions

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## What is square decimeter?

### Definition:

The square decimetre is a unit of area in the metric system equal to 0.01 square meters (1 dm2 = 0.01 m2), the standard derived unit of area in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 10,000 square millimeters (mm2), or 1010 square micrometers (μm2) or 1016 square nanometers (nm2) (units of area in the SI), or 15.500031 square inches (sq in) or 0.107639104 square feet (sq ft), which are Imperial / US customary units of area.

The square decimeter (dm2) is an SI derived unit of area. The decimeter (dm) is a unit of length in the SI. An area of 1.0 square decimeter is the area of a square that is 1.0 decimeter on each side.

### Symbol:

sq dm

### Plural:

square decimeters

### Also known as:

square decimeter (plural: square decimeters, US spelling)

Below you can find a comprehensive list with conversions from square decimeters to other (metric, imperial, or customary) area and surface measurement units.