How many square meter in 1 square mile?
The answer is 2589988.110336.
We assume you are converting between square metre and square mile.
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The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 square meter is equal to 3.8610215854245E-7 square mile.
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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 m².

Definition: Square mile

A square mile is defined as the area of a square
with sides one mile in length.

The definition of a mile is as follows:

A mile is any of several units of distance, or, in physics terminology, of length. Today, one mile is mainly equal to about 1609 m on land and 1852 m at sea and in the air, but see below for the details. The abbreviation for mile is 'mi'. There are more specific definitions of 'mile' such as the metric mile, statute mile, nautical mile, and survey mile. On this site, we assume that if you only specify 'mile' you want the statute mile.

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