Square meter and square kilometer are the units of area. This is really very bad idea to measure the area for development of a road in terms of CM square, hence we require different units for the same quantity, here in this section we will first define what is square meter and what Is square kilometers and finally we will provide you equation using which you would be able to convert square meter to square kilometer or vice versa.

## square meter to square kilometer

**Square meter**

- The square meter is the unit of area and the special thing about this area unit is that this area unit is recognized as the SI unit of area.
- The square meter is the unit of area which is defined as the area which is equal to the area of the square whose side length is equal to one meter.
- This unit is the most used area unit around the world.
- The square meter is mainly used when we consider, large area plots, area for constructional purpose and for agricultural plots.
- This is a moderate level of area unit.

**Square kilometer**

- A square kilometer is the unit of area which is used when we consider a large area plot into consideration. A square kilometer is an area which is equal to the area of a square whose side length is equal to one kilometer.
- A square kilometer is the unit of area is equal to 10,000 times the area of a square meter.
- A square kilometer is mainly used when having large areas, generally for construction of dams, reservoirs, road, and other infrastructures.

** Conversion, **use thing equation in order to convert Square meter to a square kilometer or vice versa

- One square kilometer is equal to 10,000 square meters.
- One square meter is equal to 0.00001 square kilometre.

Use this equal and convert the areas to one another.