›› Measurement unit: are

Full name: are

Plural form: ares

Symbol: a

Category type: area

Scale factor: 100


›› SI unit: square meter

The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 square meter is equal to 0.01 are.


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›› Definition: Are

An are or (symbol a) is a unit of surface area, equivalent to 100 square metres. The are is most familiar through its derived unit, the hectare. Neither the are nor the hectare are SI units, although they are both accepted for use with SI units.


›› Sample conversions: are

are to square zeptometre
are to perche [Canada]
are to tunnland
are to square attometre
are to caballeria [Central America]
are to square vara [Texas]
are to square yard
are to square metre
are to bovate
are to square city block [East U.S.]