# Square Kilometers to Square Meters Conversion

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

Results in Square Meters: 1 sq km = 1,000,000 sq m

## How to Convert Square Kilometers to Square Meters To convert a square kilometer measurement to a square meter measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio.

Since one square kilometer is equal to 1,000,000 square meters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

square meters = square kilometers × 1,000,000

The area in square meters is equal to the square kilometers multiplied by 1,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 square kilometers to square meters using the formula above.
5 sq km = (5 × 1,000,000) = 5,000,000 sq m

### How Many Square Meters are in a Square Kilometer?

There are 1,000,000 square meters in a square kilometer, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 sq km = 1,000,000 sq m

## Square Kilometers

One square kilometer is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 kilometer in length.

The square kilometer, or square kilometre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. A square kilometer is sometimes also referred to as a square km. Square kilometers can be abbreviated as sq km, and are also sometimes abbreviated as km². For example, 1 square kilometer can be written as 1 sq km or 1 km².

## Square Meters

One square meter is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 meter in length.

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.

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

## Square Kilometer to Square Meter Conversion Table

Square kilometer measurements converted to square meters
Square Kilometers Square Meters
0.000001 sq km 1 sq m
0.000002 sq km 2 sq m
0.000003 sq km 3 sq m
0.000004 sq km 4 sq m
0.000005 sq km 5 sq m
0.000006 sq km 6 sq m
0.000007 sq km 7 sq m
0.000008 sq km 8 sq m
0.000009 sq km 9 sq m
0.0000001 sq km 0.1 sq m
0.000001 sq km 1 sq m
0.00001 sq km 10 sq m
0.0001 sq km 100 sq m
0.001 sq km 1,000 sq m
0.01 sq km 10,000 sq m
0.1 sq km 100,000 sq m
1 sq km 1,000,000 sq m

## References

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