# Acres to Square Meters Conversion

Enter the area in acres below to get the value converted to square meters.

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## How to Convert Acres to Square Meters

To convert an acre measurement to a square meter measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One acre is equal to 4,046.856422 square meters, so use this simple formula to convert:

The area in square meters is equal to the acres multiplied by 4,046.856422.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 acres to square meters using the formula above.

Acres and square meters are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Acres

One acre is defined as the area equal to a space that is one chain (66 ft) by one furlong (660 ft), or 10 square chains.^{[1]} That's equal to 43,560 square feet for those unfamiliar with those units of measure.

The acre is a US customary and imperial unit of area. Acres can be abbreviated as *ac*, for example 1 acre can be written as 1 ac.

Try our acreage calculator to find the area of a plot of land in acres by locating the boundaries on a map.

## Square Meters

One square meter is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 meter in length.^{[2]}

The square meter, or square metre, is the SI derived unit for area in the metric system. A square meter is sometimes also referred to as a square m. Square meters can be abbreviated as *sq m*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *m²*. For example, 1 square meter can be written as 1 sq m or 1 m².

Try our square meters calculator to calculate the area of a space.

## Acre to Square Meter Conversion Table

Acres | Square Meters |
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0.001 ac | 4.0469 sq m |

0.002 ac | 8.0937 sq m |

0.003 ac | 12.14 sq m |

0.004 ac | 16.19 sq m |

0.005 ac | 20.23 sq m |

0.006 ac | 24.28 sq m |

0.007 ac | 28.33 sq m |

0.008 ac | 32.37 sq m |

0.009 ac | 36.42 sq m |

0.01 ac | 40.47 sq m |

0.02 ac | 80.94 sq m |

0.03 ac | 121.41 sq m |

0.04 ac | 161.87 sq m |

0.05 ac | 202.34 sq m |

0.06 ac | 242.81 sq m |

0.07 ac | 283.28 sq m |

0.08 ac | 323.75 sq m |

0.09 ac | 364.22 sq m |

0.1 ac | 404.69 sq m |

0.2 ac | 809.37 sq m |

0.3 ac | 1,214 sq m |

0.4 ac | 1,619 sq m |

0.5 ac | 2,023 sq m |

0.6 ac | 2,428 sq m |

0.7 ac | 2,833 sq m |

0.8 ac | 3,237 sq m |

0.9 ac | 3,642 sq m |

1 ac | 4,047 sq m |

## References

- National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf
- Collins Dictionary, Definition of 'square meter', https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/square-meter