Square Meters - Acres Converter
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. Reference charts are available down the page.
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Converting acres and square meters
Some commonly asked questions are included below, as well as a reference chart. When making manual conversions, you can use the converter at the top of this page to check your answer.
How many square meters are there in 1 acre?
There are 4046.8564224 square meters in 1 acre. To convert from acres to square meters, multiply your figure by 4046.8564224 (or divide by 0.00024710538146717) .
How many acres are there in 1 square meter?
There are 0.00024710538146717 acres in 1 square meter. To convert from square meters to acres, multiply your figure by 0.00024710538146717 (or divide by 4046.8564224) .
In the chart below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 4 decimal places (6 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.
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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 m2, 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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