# ››Convert hectare to square metre

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How many hectare in 1 square meters? The answer is 0.0001.
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The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 hectare is equal to 10000 square meter.
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# ››Definition: Hectare

A hectare (symbol ha) is a metric unit of surface area, equal to 100 ares (the name is a contraction of the SI prefix hecto + are). It is a non-SI unit currently accepted (although discouraged) for use with the SI. Its use is widespread in agriculture where it is more practical than either square metres or square kilometres, typical fields being a few hectares in size.

# ››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.

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