# Square meter conversions

The square meter conversion selector selects the area/surface measurement unit to convert to starting from square meters (sq m). To make a conversion starting from a unit of area other than square meter, simply click on the "Reset" button.

## About square meter

The **square meter** is the derived unit of area in the International System of Units (SI).

One square meter (m^{2}) is equal to 1.0 centiare (ca) or 0.0001 hectares (ha) (units of area in the metric system), or 10,000 square centimeters (cm^{2}) or 10^{-6} square kilometers (km^{2}) (units of area in the SI), or 2.47105381 × 10^{-4} acres (ac), or 10.7639104 square feet (sq ft), or 1.19599005 square yards (sq yd) or 3.86102159 × 10^{-7} square miles (sq mi), which are Imperial / US customary units of area.

The square meter (m^{2}) 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: m^{2}

Plural: square meters

aka: square metre (plural: square metres, Int. spelling)