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Cent to Square Meter Converter

Created by Anna Szczepanek, PhD
Reviewed by Davide Borchia
Last updated: Jan 18, 2024

If you have just seen the area of a property given in cents and you scratch your head in confusion, don't worry - as always, Omni comes to your rescue with this cent to square meter converter. We will explain what this unit is and how to recalculate cents to square meters (as well as cents to square feet), and the other way round, of course.

What is a cent?

A cent is a unit of area measurement in some parts of southern India. Even though metric units are widely used for other instances, real estate deals traditionally use cents. You can also encounter cents e.g., in news, so it's good to know this unit even if you do not plan to buy a house in southern India. We define 1 cent as 1⁄100 of an acre.

The best way to convert between cents and other area units is to use this cent to square meter calculator. However, in case you ever need to perform this conversion by hand (or in your head), we will now explain how to recalculate cent to square feet and square meters.

How do I convert cent to square meters?

  • To convert cents to square meters: multiply the area in cents by 40.46.
  • To convert square meters to cents: divide the area in sq m by 40.46, or multiply it by 0.02471.

How do I convert cent to square feet?

  • To convert cents to square meters: multiply the area in cents by 435.6.
  • To convert square meters to cents: divide the area in sq m by 435.6, or multiply it by 0.0023.


How many square meters in 100 cent?

The area of 100 cent is equivalent to 4,046 square meters.

Anna Szczepanek, PhD
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