Square Meter Converter

Created by Łucja Zaborowska, MD, PhD candidate
Reviewed by Davide Borchia
Last updated: Jun 30, 2023

The square meter converter will answer all your questions related to transforming square meters to any other unit. 🖼️

We'll talk about meters in general, discuss converting meters to square meters - keep on reading to discover everything you need to know about the most popular metric unit!

Calculating square meters into different units

Still trying to absorb the secrets of converting meters? We'll show you the easy way for calculating sq meters and their relation to the majority of imperial & metric units. 🌅

Area in your unit of choice = Area in m² × Conversion factor

Look for the conversion factor in the table below:

1m² is equal to:

10.76 ft²

(square feet)

1550 in²

(square inches)

0.00000039 mi²

(square miles)

1.196 yd²

(square yards)

1000000 mm²

(square millimeters)

10000 cm²

(square centimeters)

0.000001 km²

(square kilometers)

0.000247 ac


0.0001 ha


0.00014 soccer fields


How to convert square meter to cubic meter?

It's the easiest part of all the calculations!

Square meters (m²) are the units of area, while the cubic meters (m³) represent the volume. To transform them, you'll need a simple equation:

m² × m = m³

Let's put it into work! Our bathtub has the area of 2m² and height of 0.4 m. We'd like to calculate its cubature.

2 m² × 0.4 m = 0.8 m³ Our bathtub's volume is 0.8 m³.

How to convert linear meter to square meter?

Let's calculate it, nice and simple:

  • The linear meter (m) is a unit of distance; while
  • the square meter (m²) is a unit of area.

To receive 1 square meter we need to multiply 1 linear meter by 1 linear meter.

m × m = m²
That's why you always need two distances to calculate given area.

How to convert 1 square meter to square feet?

Let's do it step by step:

  1. Find the conversion factor.
    The factor for transforming m² to ft² is 10.76.
  2. Multiply!

Area in ft² = Area in m² × 10.76

Area in ft² = 1 × 10.76

Area in ft² = 10.76

  1. That's it! You're done. 🎉
Łucja Zaborowska, MD, PhD candidate
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