Square kilometers to square meters (km2 to m2) area units conversion factor is 1 000 000. To find out how many square meters in square kilometers, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter.
1 Square Kilometer = 1 000 000 Square Meters
There are 1000000 (one million) square meters in a square kilometer, because one kilometer is 1000 meters and the area of a square is calculated by multiplying a side by itself, that makes 1000 * 1000 = 1 000 000 square meters in a square kilometer.
For example, to find out how many sq. meters there are in a square kilometer and a half, multiply the sq. kilometer value by one million, that makes 1.5 km2 * 1000000 = 1 500 000 sq. meters in 1.5 sq. kilometers.
Square kilometer is a metric system area unit and equals to 100 hectares or 1 million square meters. The abbreviation is "km2".
Square meter is an area unit in metric system and used mostly in measuring the small lands and floor plans. It equals to 10.7639104 square feet. The abbreviation is "m2".
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