# Square meter conversions

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## What is square meter?

### Definition:

The square metre (m2) is the derived unit of area in the International System of Units (SI). One square meter is equal to 1.0 centiare (ca) or 0.0001 hectares (ha) (units of area in the metric system), or 10,000 square centimeters (cm2) or 10-6 square kilometers (km2) (units of area in the SI), or 2.47105381x10-4 acres (ac), or 10.7639104 square feet (sq ft), or 1.19599005 square yards (sq yd) or 3.86102159x10-7 square miles (sq mi), which are Imperial / US customary units of area.

The square meter (m2) is an SI derived unit of area. The meter (m) is the base unit of length in the SI. An area of 1.0 square meter is the area of a square that is 1.0 meter on each side.

### Symbol:

sq m

### Plural:

square meters

### Also known as:

square meter (plural: square meters, US spelling)

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