Square Miles to Square Kilometers Converter
Enter the area in square miles below to get the value converted to square kilometers.
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How to Convert Square Miles to Square Kilometers
To convert a measurement in square miles to a measurement in square kilometers, multiply the area by the following conversion ratio: 2.589988 square kilometers/square mile.
Since one square mile is equal to 2.589988 square kilometers, you can use this simple formula to convert:
The area in square kilometers is equal to the area in square miles multiplied by 2.589988.
How Many Square Kilometers Are in a Square Mile?
There are 2.589988 square kilometers in a square mile, which is why we use this value in the formula above.
1 sq mi = 2.589988 sq km
Square miles and square kilometers are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
What is a Square Mile?
One square mile is equal to the area of a square with sides that are each 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.
What is a Square Kilometer?
One square kilometer is equivalent to the area of a square with sides that are each 1 kilometer in length. One square kilometer is equal to 0.386102 square miles or 1,000,000 square meters.
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 thousands, or 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.
Learn more about square kilometers.
Square Mile to Square Kilometer Conversion Table
|Square Miles||Square Kilometers|
|1 sq mi||2.59 sq km|
|2 sq mi||5.18 sq km|
|3 sq mi||7.77 sq km|
|4 sq mi||10.36 sq km|
|5 sq mi||12.95 sq km|
|6 sq mi||15.54 sq km|
|7 sq mi||18.13 sq km|
|8 sq mi||20.72 sq km|
|9 sq mi||23.31 sq km|
|10 sq mi||25.9 sq km|
|11 sq mi||28.49 sq km|
|12 sq mi||31.08 sq km|
|13 sq mi||33.67 sq km|
|14 sq mi||36.26 sq km|
|15 sq mi||38.85 sq km|
|16 sq mi||41.44 sq km|
|17 sq mi||44.03 sq km|
|18 sq mi||46.62 sq km|
|19 sq mi||49.21 sq km|
|20 sq mi||51.8 sq km|
|21 sq mi||54.39 sq km|
|22 sq mi||56.98 sq km|
|23 sq mi||59.57 sq km|
|24 sq mi||62.16 sq km|
|25 sq mi||64.75 sq km|
|26 sq mi||67.34 sq km|
|27 sq mi||69.93 sq km|
|28 sq mi||72.52 sq km|
|29 sq mi||75.11 sq km|
|30 sq mi||77.7 sq km|
|31 sq mi||80.29 sq km|
|32 sq mi||82.88 sq km|
|33 sq mi||85.47 sq km|
|34 sq mi||88.06 sq km|
|35 sq mi||90.65 sq km|
|36 sq mi||93.24 sq km|
|37 sq mi||95.83 sq km|
|38 sq mi||98.42 sq km|
|39 sq mi||101.01 sq km|
|40 sq mi||103.6 sq km|
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