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ST_Area

Applies to ❌ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

This function calculates the area of a polygonal geometry. For example:

create.select(stArea(stGeomFromText("POLYGON ((-1 -1, 1 -1, 1 1, -1 1, -1 -1))"))).fetch();

The result being, for example

+---------+
| ST_Area |
+---------+
| 4       |
+---------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

stArea(geometry)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, COCKROACHDB, MARIADB, MYSQL, POSTGRES, REDSHIFT
st_area(geometry)

-- ORACLE
sdo_geom.sdo_area(geometry, tol => null)

-- SQLSERVER
geometry.STArea()

-- ACCESS, ASE, BIGQUERY, DB2, DERBY, EXASOL, FIREBIRD, H2, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, MEMSQL, SNOWFLAKE, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, 
-- SQLITE, SYBASE, TERADATA, VERTICA, YUGABYTEDB
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.18, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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