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Convert Square Miles to Square Kilometers

Convert from square miles to square kilometers with this simple formula:
square kilometers = square miles × 2.589988
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1 Square Mile = 2.589988 Square Kilometers

Learn How to Convert Square Miles to Square Kilometers Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a square mile area measurement to a square kilometer measurement involves multiplying your area by the conversion ratio to find the result. A square mile is equal to 2.589988 square kilometers, so to convert simply multiply by 2.589988.

For example, 5sq mi = (5 × 2.589988) = 12.949941sq km.

Learn more about finding the area of your space using our area calculator.

Square miles and square kilometers are both units used to measure area. Learn more about area and find more area measurement conversion calculators. A square mile is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as sq mi, for example 1sq mi. A square kilometer is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as sq km, for example 1sq km. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

square miles and square kilometers are units used to measure area
Convert Square Kilometers to Square Miles

More Area Conversions

Convert to Acres Area
1sq mi is equal to 640.004929 acres
Convert to Square Yards Area
1sq mi is equal to 3,097,600 square yards
Convert to Square Feet Area
1sq mi is equal to 27,878,400 square feet
Convert to Square Inches Area
1sq mi is equal to 4,014,489,599 square inches
Convert to Square Meters Area
1sq mi is equal to 2,589,988 square meters
Convert to Square Centimeters Area
1sq mi is equal to 25,899,881,100 square centimeters
Convert to Square Millimeters Area
1sq mi is equal to 2,589,988,110,000 square millimeters

Square Mile Measurements and Equivalent Square Kilometer Conversions

Common square mile values converted to the equivalent square kilometer value
Square Miles Square Kilometers Square Miles Square Kilometers Square Miles Square Kilometers
1 2.59 21 54.39 41 106.19
2 5.18 22 56.98 42 108.78
3 7.77 23 59.57 43 111.37
4 10.36 24 62.16 44 113.96
5 12.95 25 64.75 45 116.55
6 15.54 26 67.34 46 119.14
7 18.13 27 69.93 47 121.73
8 20.72 28 72.52 48 124.32
9 23.31 29 75.11 49 126.91
10 25.9 30 77.7 50 129.5
11 28.49 31 80.29 51 132.09
12 31.08 32 82.88 52 134.68
13 33.67 33 85.47 53 137.27
14 36.26 34 88.06 54 139.86
15 38.85 35 90.65 55 142.45
16 41.44 36 93.24 56 145.04
17 44.03 37 95.83 57 147.63
18 46.62 38 98.42 58 150.22
19 49.21 39 101.01 59 152.81
20 51.8 40 103.6 60 155.4