# Convert Square Meters to Square Kilometers

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

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## How to Convert Square Meters to Square Kilometers

To convert a square meter measurement to a square kilometer measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One square meter is equal to 1.0E-6 square kilometers, so use this simple formula to convert:

The area in square kilometers is equal to the square meters multiplied by 1.0E-6.

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

Square meters and square kilometers 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 *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 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 10^{3}. 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 Meter Measurements and Equivalent Square Kilometer Conversions

Square Meters | Square Kilometers |
---|---|

1 sq m | 0.000001 sq km |

2 sq m | 0.000002 sq km |

3 sq m | 0.000003 sq km |

4 sq m | 0.000004 sq km |

5 sq m | 0.000005 sq km |

6 sq m | 0.000006 sq km |

7 sq m | 0.000007 sq km |

8 sq m | 0.000008 sq km |

9 sq m | 0.000009 sq km |

10 sq m | 0.00001 sq km |

11 sq m | 0.000011 sq km |

12 sq m | 0.000012 sq km |

13 sq m | 0.000013 sq km |

14 sq m | 0.000014 sq km |

15 sq m | 0.000015 sq km |

16 sq m | 0.000016 sq km |

17 sq m | 0.000017 sq km |

18 sq m | 0.000018 sq km |

19 sq m | 0.000019 sq km |

20 sq m | 0.00002 sq km |

21 sq m | 0.000021 sq km |

22 sq m | 0.000022 sq km |

23 sq m | 0.000023 sq km |

24 sq m | 0.000024 sq km |

25 sq m | 0.000025 sq km |

26 sq m | 0.000026 sq km |

27 sq m | 0.000027 sq km |

28 sq m | 0.000028 sq km |

29 sq m | 0.000029 sq km |

30 sq m | 0.00003 sq km |

31 sq m | 0.000031 sq km |

32 sq m | 0.000032 sq km |

33 sq m | 0.000033 sq km |

34 sq m | 0.000034 sq km |

35 sq m | 0.000035 sq km |

36 sq m | 0.000036 sq km |

37 sq m | 0.000037 sq km |

38 sq m | 0.000038 sq km |

39 sq m | 0.000039 sq km |

40 sq m | 0.00004 sq km |

## 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 Centimeters
- 1 sq m is equal to 10,000 square centimeters
- 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