# Square Miles to Square Meters Converter

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

Results in Square Meters: 1 sq mi = 2,589,988.11 sq m

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## How to Convert Square Miles to Square Meters

To convert a measurement in square miles to a measurement in square meters, multiply the area by the following conversion ratio: 2,589,988.11 square meters/square mile.

Since one square mile is equal to 2,589,988.11 square meters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

square meters = square miles × 2,589,988.11

The area in square meters is equal to the area in 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.
square meters = (5 sq mi × 2,589,988.11) = 12,949,940.55 sq m ### How Many Square Meters Are in a Square Mile?

There are 2,589,988.11 square meters in a square mile, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 sq mi = 2,589,988.11 sq m

## 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.

## What is a Square Meter?

One square meter is equivalent to the area of a square with sides that are each 1 meter in length. 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 its dimensions.

## Square Mile to Square Meter Conversion Table

Table showing various 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