Convert Square Meters to Square Centimeters

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

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1 sq m = 10,000 sq cm

How to Convert Square Meters to Square Centimeters

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a square meter measurement to a square centimeter measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One square meter is equal to 10,000 square centimeters, so use this simple formula to convert:

square centimeters = square meters × 10,000

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 square meters to square centimeters using the formula above.
5 sq m = (5 × 10,000) = 50,000 sq cm

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

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 Centimeters

One square centimeter is equal to the area of a square with 1 centimeter long sides.

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 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.

Square Meter Measurements and Equivalent Square Centimeter Conversions

Common square meter values converted to the equivalent square centimeter value
Square Meters Square Centimeters
1 sq m 10,000 sq cm
2 sq m 20,000 sq cm
3 sq m 30,000 sq cm
4 sq m 40,000 sq cm
5 sq m 50,000 sq cm
6 sq m 60,000 sq cm
7 sq m 70,000 sq cm
8 sq m 80,000 sq cm
9 sq m 90,000 sq cm
10 sq m 100,000 sq cm
11 sq m 110,000 sq cm
12 sq m 120,000 sq cm
13 sq m 130,000 sq cm
14 sq m 140,000 sq cm
15 sq m 150,000 sq cm
16 sq m 160,000 sq cm
17 sq m 170,000 sq cm
18 sq m 180,000 sq cm
19 sq m 190,000 sq cm
20 sq m 200,000 sq cm
21 sq m 210,000 sq cm
22 sq m 220,000 sq cm
23 sq m 230,000 sq cm
24 sq m 240,000 sq cm
25 sq m 250,000 sq cm
26 sq m 260,000 sq cm
27 sq m 270,000 sq cm
28 sq m 280,000 sq cm
29 sq m 290,000 sq cm
30 sq m 300,000 sq cm
31 sq m 310,000 sq cm
32 sq m 320,000 sq cm
33 sq m 330,000 sq cm
34 sq m 340,000 sq cm
35 sq m 350,000 sq cm
36 sq m 360,000 sq cm
37 sq m 370,000 sq cm
38 sq m 380,000 sq cm
39 sq m 390,000 sq cm
40 sq m 400,000 sq cm

More Square Meter Area Conversions

US Customary
Convert to Square Miles
1 sq m is equal to 3.861E-7 square miles
Convert to Acres
1 sq m is equal to 0.000247 acres
Convert to Square Yards
1 sq m is equal to 1.19599 square yards
Convert to Square Feet
1 sq m is equal to 10.76391 square feet
Convert to Square Inches
1 sq m is equal to 1,550 square inches
SI Units
Convert to Square Kilometers
1 sq m is equal to 1.0E-6 square kilometers
Convert to Square Millimeters
1 sq m is equal to 1,000,000 square millimeters
Other Metric Units
Convert to Hectares
1 sq m is equal to 0.0001 hectares
Convert to Ares
1 sq m is equal to 0.01 ares