Square Miles And Square Kilometers Converter

## Describe A square Kilometer

The square kilometer (International spelling, as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures), or square kilometer (American spelling), symbol km2, is a multiple of the square meter, the SI unit of area or surface area.

One thousand meters make up one kilometer (or “kilometer” in British spelling); Consequently, one million square meters may represent a square kilometer.

One hundred hectares are also contained inside a square kilometer. In the United Kingdom, Chester is a city around one square kilometer in size. The entire area of the Manchester Golf Club is one square kilometer.

## Describe A Square Mile

The square mile is among the most commonly used units for calculating the size of a piece of land. It is used in the United States and many other countries (abbreviated as sq mi and occasionally as mi2). It is described as a square with sides that are each one mile long. The area of one square mile is equal to 2.59 square kilometers. This unit is from the erroneous miles square, which designates a square area with fixed lengths on each side.

Within a square mile, there are 640 acres. One acre is about equivalent to a football field in size. Square miles are often used in aerial mapping, satellite photography, and global positioning systems.

The square mile is another common metric used to estimate population density in a given region. As a result, the population density is sometimes expressed in terms of square miles. By dividing the total population by square miles of land, one may get the population density in a given region.

1 square mile is equal:

640 acres

27,878,400 square feet

3,097,600 square yards

25,899,881,103.36 square centimetres

2,589,988.110336 square metres

258.9988110336 hectares

2.589988110336 square kilometers

4,014,489,600 square inches

## Conversions From Square Kilometers To Square Miles

Square Kilometers |
Square Miles |

1 square kilometer | 0.3861 square miles |

2 square kilometers | 0.7722 square miles |

3 square kilometers | 1.15831 square miles |

4 square kilometers | 1.54441 square miles |

5 square kilometers | 1.93051 square miles |

6 square kilometers | 2.31661 square miles |

7 square kilometers | 2.70272 square miles |

8 square kilometers | 3.08882 square miles |

9 square kilometers | 3.47492 square miles |

10 square kilometers | 3.86102 square miles |

11 square kilometers | 4.24712 square miles |

12 square kilometers | 4.63323 square miles |

13 square kilometers | 5.01933 square miles |

14 square kilometers | 5.40543 square miles |

15 square kilometers | 5.79153 square miles |

16 square kilometers | 6.17763 square miles |

17 square kilometers | 6.56374 square miles |

18 square kilometers | 6.94984 square miles |

19 square kilometers | 7.33594 square miles |

20 square kilometers | 7.72204 square miles |

Figures rounded to a maximum of 5 decimal places (7 with smaller numbers). |

### One square kilometer equals how many square miles?

One square kilometer equals 0.38610215854245 square miles. Divide your number by 2.589988110336 to convert from square kilometers to square miles, or multiply it by 0.38610215854245.

## Conversions From Square Miles To Square Kilometers

Square Miles |
Square Kilometers |

1 square mile | 2.58999 square kilometers |

2 square miles | 5.17998 square kilometers |

3 square miles | 7.76996 square kilometers |

4 square miles | 10.35995 square kilometers |

5 square miles | 12.94994 square kilometers |

6 square miles | 15.53993 square kilometers |

7 square miles | 18.12992 square kilometers |

8 square miles | 20.7199 square kilometers |

9 square miles | 23.30989 square kilometers |

10 square miles | 25.89988 square kilometers |

11 square miles | 28.48987 square kilometers |

12 square miles | 31.07986 square kilometers |

13 square miles | 33.66985 square kilometers |

14 square miles | 36.25983 square kilometers |

15 square miles | 38.84982 square kilometers |

16 square miles | 41.43981 square kilometers |

17 square miles | 44.0298 square kilometers |

18 square miles | 46.61979 square kilometers |

19 square miles | 49.20977 square kilometers |

20 square miles | 51.79976 square kilometers |

Figures rounded to a maximum of 5 decimal places (7 with smaller numbers). |

### One square mile equals how many square kilometers?

One square mile is equivalent to 2.589988110336 square kilometers. Your value should be multiplied by 2.589988110336 (or divided by 0.38610215854245) to convert from square miles to square kilometers.