# Square nanometer conversions

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## About square nanometer

The **square nanometer** is a unit of area in the metric system equal to 10^{-18} square meters (1 nm^{2} = 10^{-18} m^{2}), the standard derived unit of area in the International System of Units (SI).

The square nanometer (nm^{2}) is also equal to 10^{-14} square centimeters (cm^{2}), or 10^{-12} square millimeters (mm^{2}) or 10^{-6} square micrometers (μm^{2}) (units of area in the SI), or 1.5500031 × 10^{-15} square inches (sq in) or 1.07639104 × 10^{-17} square feet (sq ft), which are Imperial / US customary units of area.

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

Symbol: nm^{2}

Plural: square nanometers

aka: square nanometre (plural: square nanometres, Int. spelling)