# Square Meters - Acres Conversion

Convert between square meters and acres (m2 and ac) using this area conversion tool. This converter is part of the full area converter.
Simply choose whether you want to convert **square meters to acres** or **acres to square meters**, enter a value and click the 'convert' button.
Default rounding is set to a maximum of 14 decimal places.

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## How to convert acres to square meters

You may be wondering **how many square meters there are in x acres**.

To convert from acres to square meters multiply your x figure by 4046.8564224.

## How to convert square meters to acres

Alternatively, you may want to know **how many acres there are in x square meters**.

To convert from square meters to acres multiply your x figure by 0.00024710538146717.

As part of your answer checking process, select the appropriate unit from each 'select' box in the converter tool at the top of the page, enter your figure (**x**) into the '*value to convert*' box and
click the '*Convert!*' button.

### What is an acre?

The **acre** is a unit of land commonly employed within North America and the Caribbean. It is equal to 4,047 square metres or 43,560 square feet. This measurement is roughly equivalent to 40 per cent of a hectare. Interestingly enough, the acre can trace its roots back to mediaeval times. It was defined as the area that could be ploughed in a single day with the help of an ox. One acre is approximately 76 per cent the size of a football field. Many suburban lots are between one-quarter and one-fifth of an acre in size. You can find out more about acres in the article, how big is an acre?

### What is a square meter?

Otherwise abbreviated as m^{2}, a **square meter** (or 'metre' with British spelling) is a square which possesses equal sides of one meter. It is often used to measure the area within a room or the total area associated with an exterior parcel of land. A square meter is equal to 10,000 square centimeters, 10.76 square feet and 0.0001 hectares. Large bay windows are sometimes the equivalent of a square meter. Carpets and wooden floors are likewise priced by the square meter.

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