# Square meters to square kilometers (sq m to sq km)

area conversions » square meter conversions » sq m to sq km## Square meters to square kilometers conversion table (chart)

The conversion table to the right is a default, short version of the square meters to square kilometers conversion table. You also have an option to create the square meters to square kilometers conversion table for the specific values you need. You can choose the initial value (in square meters), the increment and the number of rows you want to show up in the conversion table.To create your customized square meters to square kilometers conversion table, click on the 'create conversion table' button.

square meter (sq m) | square kilometer (sq km) |

10 | 1.0E-5 |

20 | 2.0E-5 |

30 | 3.0E-5 |

40 | 4.0E-5 |

50 | 5.0E-5 |

60 | 6.0E-5 |

70 | 7.0E-5 |

80 | 8.0E-5 |

## Conversion Formula

By using the online converter calculator on this page, you can calculate how many square kilometers are in 'X' square meters (X is the number of square meters you want to convert to square kilometers). In order to convert a value from square meters to square kilometers (from sq m to sq km) simply type the number of square meters to be converted to square kilometers and then click on the 'convert' button. The formula used for converting a specific value from square meters to square kilometers is:

X square meters * cf = Y square kilometers

where

X = the specific value to be converted (in square meters)

cf = the conversion factor from square meters to square kilometers

Y = the result (in square kilometers)

*Example*

Let's suppose that you have a value of area of 491 square meters and want to express it in square kilometers.

491 sq m = (491 × 1.0E-6) sq km

491 sq m = 0.000491 sq km

## Conversion factor

1 square meter is equal to 1.0E-6 square kilometer

(1 sqm = 1.0E-6 sqkm )

## Related topics

- To convert from square meters to any other area/surface unit, go to convert from square meters
- To convert from a unit of area other than square meter, go to all area conversions
- If you want to do the reverse unit conversion from
**square kilometers to square meters**, go to convert square kilometers to square meters