# Square Centimeters to Square Meters Converter

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

## Result in Square Meters:

1 sq cm = 0.0001 sq m

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## How to Convert Square Centimeters to Square Meters

To convert a measurement in square centimeters to a measurement in square meters, divide the area by the following conversion ratio: 10,000 square centimeters/square meter.

Since one square meter is equal to 10,000 square centimeters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

square meters = square centimeters ÷ 10,000

The area in square meters is equal to the area in square centimeters divided by 10,000.

For example, here's how to convert 500 square centimeters to square meters using the formula above.
square meters = (500 sq cm ÷ 10,000) = 0.05 sq m

## What Is a Square Centimeter?

One square centimeter is equivalent to the area of a square with 1 centimeter long sides. One square centimeter is equal to 0.155 square inches or 1/10,000 of a square meter.

The square centimeter, or square centimetre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for hundredths, or 10-2. A square centimeter is sometimes also referred to as a square cm. Square centimeters can be abbreviated as sq cm, and are also sometimes abbreviated as cm². For example, 1 square centimeter can be written as 1 sq cm or 1 cm².

## What Is a Square Meter?

One square meter is equivalent to the area of a square with sides that are each 1 meter in length.[1] One square meter is equal to 10.76391 square feet or 10,000 square centimeters.

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 . For example, 1 square meter can be written as 1 sq m or 1 m².

You can use a square meters calculator to calculate the area of a space if you know its dimensions.

## Square Centimeter to Square Meter Conversion Table

Table showing various square centimeter measurements converted to square meters.
Square Centimeters Square Meters
1 sq cm 0.0001 sq m
2 sq cm 0.0002 sq m
3 sq cm 0.0003 sq m
4 sq cm 0.0004 sq m
5 sq cm 0.0005 sq m
6 sq cm 0.0006 sq m
7 sq cm 0.0007 sq m
8 sq cm 0.0008 sq m
9 sq cm 0.0009 sq m
10 sq cm 0.001 sq m
20 sq cm 0.002 sq m
30 sq cm 0.003 sq m
40 sq cm 0.004 sq m
50 sq cm 0.005 sq m
60 sq cm 0.006 sq m
70 sq cm 0.007 sq m
80 sq cm 0.008 sq m
90 sq cm 0.009 sq m
100 sq cm 0.01 sq m
200 sq cm 0.02 sq m
300 sq cm 0.03 sq m
400 sq cm 0.04 sq m
500 sq cm 0.05 sq m
600 sq cm 0.06 sq m
700 sq cm 0.07 sq m
800 sq cm 0.08 sq m
900 sq cm 0.09 sq m
1,000 sq cm 0.1 sq m
2,000 sq cm 0.2 sq m
3,000 sq cm 0.3 sq m
4,000 sq cm 0.4 sq m
5,000 sq cm 0.5 sq m
6,000 sq cm 0.6 sq m
7,000 sq cm 0.7 sq m
8,000 sq cm 0.8 sq m
9,000 sq cm 0.9 sq m
10,000 sq cm 1 sq m

## References

1. Collins Dictionary, Definition of 'square meter', https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/square-meter