Square kilometer and acres are units which are used for the measurement of area. Here in this article, we will first define what square kilometer is and then what is acres, and then we will provide you equation for the conversion of a square kilometer to acres.

**What is square kilometer? **

A square kilometer is a unit for calculation of area, this is unit which is derived from the concept of calculation of the area of a square,

A square kilometer is a unit of area and we say that we have an area of 1 square kilometer when the square which is taken into consideration has the side equal to 1 kilometer.

## Square Kilometers to Acres

The square kilometer is used when we have to measure area at a very large scale, like for contractions of tunnels, or construction of roads etc.

**What are acres? **

acres is the unit which is used for measurement of area, one acre is equal to 1/640th part of 1 square mile area, to understand this suppose we have an area which has a measurement of 1 square mile, then if we divide the area into 640 parts then we are left with 640 equal part and every part is equal to 1 acre of area.

Acres is the unit which is mainly used for the measurement of the area in real estate, or in the field of agriculture. And in addition to this unit is one of the widely used units in the measurement of the land field.

**Conversion**, use the down below equation for the conversion of a square kilometer to acres.

1 sq. a kilometer is equal to 247.11 acres

1 acre is equal to 0.0008 kilometers.

**Note**, calculation and conversion are prone to errors, pay your full attention while calculating if you are calculating them with hands.