Convert Square Miles to Square Meters

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

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

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.

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 Measurements and Equivalent Square Meter Conversions

Common square mile values converted to the equivalent square meter value
Square Miles Square Meters
1 sq mi 2,589,988 sq m
2 sq mi 5,179,976 sq m
3 sq mi 7,769,964 sq m
4 sq mi 10,359,952 sq m
5 sq mi 12,949,941 sq m
6 sq mi 15,539,929 sq m
7 sq mi 18,129,917 sq m
8 sq mi 20,719,905 sq m
9 sq mi 23,309,893 sq m
10 sq mi 25,899,881 sq m
11 sq mi 28,489,869 sq m
12 sq mi 31,079,857 sq m
13 sq mi 33,669,845 sq m
14 sq mi 36,259,834 sq m
15 sq mi 38,849,822 sq m
16 sq mi 41,439,810 sq m
17 sq mi 44,029,798 sq m
18 sq mi 46,619,786 sq m
19 sq mi 49,209,774 sq m
20 sq mi 51,799,762 sq m
21 sq mi 54,389,750 sq m
22 sq mi 56,979,738 sq m
23 sq mi 59,569,727 sq m
24 sq mi 62,159,715 sq m
25 sq mi 64,749,703 sq m
26 sq mi 67,339,691 sq m
27 sq mi 69,929,679 sq m
28 sq mi 72,519,667 sq m
29 sq mi 75,109,655 sq m
30 sq mi 77,699,643 sq m
31 sq mi 80,289,631 sq m
32 sq mi 82,879,620 sq m
33 sq mi 85,469,608 sq m
34 sq mi 88,059,596 sq m
35 sq mi 90,649,584 sq m
36 sq mi 93,239,572 sq m
37 sq mi 95,829,560 sq m
38 sq mi 98,419,548 sq m
39 sq mi 101,009,536 sq m
40 sq mi 103,599,524 sq m

More Square Mile Area Conversions

US Customary
Convert to Acres
1 sq mi is equal to 640 acres
Convert to Square Yards
1 sq mi is equal to 3,097,600 square yards
Convert to Square Feet
1 sq mi is equal to 27,878,400 square feet
Convert to Square Inches
1 sq mi is equal to 4,014,489,599.5 square inches
SI Units
Convert to Square Kilometers
1 sq mi is equal to 2.589988 square kilometers
Convert to Square Centimeters
1 sq mi is equal to 25,899,881,100 square centimeters
Convert to Square Millimeters
1 sq mi is equal to 2,589,988,110,000 square millimeters
Other Metric Units
Convert to Hectares
1 sq mi is equal to 258.998811 hectares
Convert to Ares
1 sq mi is equal to 25,899.9 ares