Square Miles to Square Meters Conversion

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

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1 sq mi = 2,589,988.11 sq m

How to Convert Square Miles to Square Meters

conversion scale showing square miles and equivalent square meters area values

To convert a square mile measurement to a square meter measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One square mile is equal to 2,589,988.11 square meters, so use this simple formula to convert:

square meters = square miles × 2,589,988.11

The area in square meters is equal to the square miles multiplied by 2,589,988.11.

For example, here's how to convert 5 square miles to square meters using the formula above.
5 sq mi = (5 × 2,589,988.11) = 12,949,940.55 sq m

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

Square Miles

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.

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.

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 . 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 Mile to Square Meter Conversion Table

Square mile measurements converted to square meters
Square Miles Square Meters
0.000001 sq mi 2.59 sq m
0.000002 sq mi 5.18 sq m
0.000003 sq mi 7.77 sq m
0.000004 sq mi 10.36 sq m
0.000005 sq mi 12.95 sq m
0.000006 sq mi 15.54 sq m
0.000007 sq mi 18.13 sq m
0.000008 sq mi 20.72 sq m
0.000009 sq mi 23.31 sq m
0.0000001 sq mi 0.258999 sq m
0.000001 sq mi 2.59 sq m
0.00001 sq mi 25.9 sq m
0.0001 sq mi 259 sq m
0.001 sq mi 2,590 sq m
0.01 sq mi 25,900 sq m
0.1 sq mi 258,999 sq m
1 sq mi 2,589,988 sq m

References

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