## ››Convert square metre to decare

 sq. meter decare

How many sq. meter in 1 decare? The answer is 1000.
We assume you are converting between square metre and decare.
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The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 square meter is equal to 0.001 decare.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of sq. meter to decare

1 sq. meter to decare = 0.001 decare

10 sq. meter to decare = 0.01 decare

50 sq. meter to decare = 0.05 decare

100 sq. meter to decare = 0.1 decare

200 sq. meter to decare = 0.2 decare

500 sq. meter to decare = 0.5 decare

1000 sq. meter to decare = 1 decare

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## ››Definition: Square meter

A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. It is the SI unit of area. It is abbreviated mē.

## ››Definition: Decare

The decare is a unit for the measurement of area, generally used for land area. One decare (from deka, 10 and are) is the same as 10 ares, which is the same as 1000 square metres. Though its base unit, the are, was defined by older forms of the metric system, it is not part of the modern metric system, the International System (SI). It is accepted, but not encouraged, for use with the SI.

The decare is not widely used, except in Norway and many of the formerly Ottoman countries; it corresponds roughly to the Byzantine stremma and the Ottoman donum, and exactly to the metric stremma and donum.

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