# Square Meters to Square Centimeters Conversion

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

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## How to Convert Square Meters to Square Centimeters

To convert a square meter measurement to a square centimeter measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio.

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

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.

### How Many Square Centimeters are in a Square Meter?

There are **10,000** square centimeters in a square meter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 sq m = 10,000 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.^{[1]}

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.

## 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 to Square Centimeter Conversion Table

Square Meters | Square Centimeters |
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0.0001 sq m | 1 sq cm |

0.0002 sq m | 2 sq cm |

0.0003 sq m | 3 sq cm |

0.0004 sq m | 4 sq cm |

0.0005 sq m | 5 sq cm |

0.0006 sq m | 6 sq cm |

0.0007 sq m | 7 sq cm |

0.0008 sq m | 8 sq cm |

0.0009 sq m | 9 sq cm |

0.001 sq m | 10 sq cm |

0.002 sq m | 20 sq cm |

0.003 sq m | 30 sq cm |

0.004 sq m | 40 sq cm |

0.005 sq m | 50 sq cm |

0.006 sq m | 60 sq cm |

0.007 sq m | 70 sq cm |

0.008 sq m | 80 sq cm |

0.009 sq m | 90 sq cm |

0.01 sq m | 100 sq cm |

0.02 sq m | 200 sq cm |

0.03 sq m | 300 sq cm |

0.04 sq m | 400 sq cm |

0.05 sq m | 500 sq cm |

0.06 sq m | 600 sq cm |

0.07 sq m | 700 sq cm |

0.08 sq m | 800 sq cm |

0.09 sq m | 900 sq cm |

0.1 sq m | 1,000 sq cm |

0.2 sq m | 2,000 sq cm |

0.3 sq m | 3,000 sq cm |

0.4 sq m | 4,000 sq cm |

0.5 sq m | 5,000 sq cm |

0.6 sq m | 6,000 sq cm |

0.7 sq m | 7,000 sq cm |

0.8 sq m | 8,000 sq cm |

0.9 sq m | 9,000 sq cm |

1 sq m | 10,000 sq cm |

## References

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