›› Measurement unit: hectare

Full name: hectare

Plural form: hectares

Symbol: ha

Category type: area

Scale factor: 10000


›› SI unit: square meter

The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 square meter is equal to 0.0001 hectare.


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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.


›› Sample conversions: hectare

hectare to square inch [survey]
hectare to square kilometre
hectare to square furlong
hectare to square micron
hectare to arpent [Canada]
hectare to square rod
hectare to square league [nautical]
hectare to square zeptometre
hectare to square exametre
hectare to square terametre