How many square kilometers in a square mile?
1 Square mile is equal to 2.58998811 square km (km²). 1 Square kilometer is equal to 0.386102159 square mile (mi²).
1 Square Mile = 2.58998811 Square Kilometers
1 Square Kilometer = 0.386102159 Square Mile
If you would like to convert from square kilometers to square miles and also get more information and access the tables please check square kilometers to square miles converter page.
How to convert from square miles to square kilometers?
There are 2.58998811 square kilometers in 1 square mile. To convert from square miles to square kilometers, as a formula multiply the square mile value by 2.58998811.
For example, to find out how many square kilometers there are in 100 square miles, as a formula to convert from square miles to square kilometers multiply the square mile value by 2.58998811, that makes 100 * 2.58998811 = 258.99 square kilometers in 100 square miles.
You may also use this area units conversion tool to convert between square miles, square kilometers and all area measurement units.
How to calculate an Area in Square Miles?
To calculate an area in square miles, multiply the length by the width in miles.
Area = Length × Width
For example, to calculate an area of a 5x25 field in miles, multiply 5 by 25, that makes 125 square miles. To calculate the same area in square kilometers, multiply the result by 2.58998811. You may also use the conversion calculator above to calculate the area in both square kilometers and square miles by entering the length and the width in miles.
What is a Square Mile?
Square mile is an imperial and US Customary area unit. 1 Square mile is equal to 2.58998811 square kilometers. The symbol is "mi2".
What is a Square Kilometer?
Square kilometer (kilometre) is a metric system area unit. 1 Square kilometer is equal to 0.386102159 square mile. The symbol is "km2".