Square Meters to Square Miles Converter

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

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1 sq m = 3.861E-7 sq mi
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How to Convert Square Meters to Square Miles

To convert a square meter measurement to a square mile measurement, multiply the area by the following conversion ratio: 3.861E-7 square miles/square meter.

Since one square meter is equal to 3.861E-7 square miles, you can use this simple formula to convert:

square miles = square meters × 3.861E-7

The area in square miles is equal to the square meters multiplied by 3.861E-7.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000,000 square meters to square miles using the formula above.
5,000,000 sq m = (5,000,000 × 3.861E-7) = 1.930511 sq mi
conversion scale showing square meters and equivalent square miles area values

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

What is a Square Meter?

One square meter is equivalent to the area of a square with sides that are 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 the dimensions.

Learn more about square meters.

What is a Square Mile?

One square mile is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 mile long. One square mile is roughly equal to 2.59 square kilometers or 640 acres.

The square mile is a US customary and imperial unit of area. Square miles can be abbreviated as sq mi, and are also sometimes abbreviated as mi². For example, 1 square mile can be written as 1 sq mi or 1 mi².

Learn more about square miles.

Square Meter to Square Mile Conversion Table

Table showing various Square meter measurements converted to square miles.
Square Meters Square Miles
1 sq m 0.0000003861 sq mi
2 sq m 0.0000007722 sq mi
3 sq m 0.0000011583 sq mi
4 sq m 0.0000015444 sq mi
5 sq m 0.0000019305 sq mi
6 sq m 0.0000023166 sq mi
7 sq m 0.0000027027 sq mi
8 sq m 0.0000030888 sq mi
9 sq m 0.0000034749 sq mi
10 sq m 0.000003861 sq mi
100 sq m 0.00003861 sq mi
1,000 sq m 0.000386 sq mi
10,000 sq m 0.003861 sq mi
100,000 sq m 0.03861 sq mi
1,000,000 sq m 0.386102 sq mi
10,000,000 sq m 3.861 sq mi


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

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