Square meters to square centimeters (m2 to cm2) area units conversion factor is 10 000. To find out how many square centimeters in square meters, multiply the square meter value by 10 000 or use the converter.
1 Square Meter = 10 000 Square Centimeters
There are 10 000 square centimeters in a square meter, because one meter is 100 centimeters and the area of a square is calculated by multiplying a side by itself, that makes 100 * 100 = 10 000 square centimeters in a square meter.
For example, to find out how many sq. centimeters there are in a square meter and a half, as a formula to convert from sq. meters to sq. centimeters, multiply the sq. meter value by 10 000, that makes 1.5 m2 * 10 000 = 15 000 sq. centimeters in 1.5 sq. meters.
Square meter is a metric system area unit and equals to 10000 (ten thousand) sq. centimeters, 10.7 sq. feet and 1550 sq. inches. There are 10000 sq. meters in a hectare. The abbreviation is "m2".
Square centimeter is a metric system area unit and equals to 1/10000 of a sq. meter and 100 sq. millimeters. The abbreviation is "cm2".