 # Square Miles and Square Centimeters Converter

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Use this calculator to convert square miles (mi²) to square centimeters (cm²) and square centimeters to square miles. This converter is part of the full area converter tool.

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## Converting square centimeters and square miles

In the conversion tables below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 5 decimal places (7 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.

Square Miles to Square Centimeters Conversion Table
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### How many square miles are there in 1 square centimeter?

There are 3.8610215854245E-11 square miles in 1 square centimeter. To convert from square centimeters to square miles, divide your figure by 25899881103.36 .

### How many square centimeters are there in 1 square mile?

There are 25899881103.36 square centimeters in 1 square mile. To convert from square miles to square centimeters, multiply your figure by 25899881103.36 .

### What is a square centimeter?

Square centimeters (or 'square centimetres' with British spelling) are commonly used to measure areas in both the commercial and domestic environment. Some examples could be the size of a 12-inch computer screen (77.41 square centimetres) or the size of a microchip. One square centimeter can be translated as 0.15 inches. In mapping, square centimeters are often translated into acres or hectares. This has applications within the surveying industry.

### What is a square mile?

Used within the United States and many other parts of the world, the square mile is one of the most common forms of measuring the area of land. It is defined as a square whose sides are each equivalent to one mile in length. One square mile is the same size as 2.59 square kilometers. There are 640 acres found within one square mile. One acre is somewhat approximated to the size of a football pitch. Aerial mapping, satellite imagery and global positioning systems will often employ square miles.