# Square Miles and Square Meters Converter

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Use this calculator to convert square miles (mi²) to square meters (m²) and square meters to square miles. This converter is part of the full area converter tool.

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## Converting square meters 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 Meters Conversion Table
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### How many square miles are there in 1 square meter?

There are 3.8610215854245E-7 square miles in 1 square meter. To convert from square meters to square miles, divide your figure by 2589988.110336 .

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

There are 2589988.110336 square meters in 1 square mile. To convert from square miles to square meters, multiply your figure by 2589988.110336 .

### 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.

### 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.