**Full name:** square metre

**Plural form:** square meters

**Symbol:** m^{2}

**Alternate spelling:** square metres

**Category type:** area

**Scale factor:** 1

The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.

1 square meter is equal to 1 sq. meter.

Valid units must be of the **area** type.

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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.

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