How many acres are there in a hectare?
There are 2.471 acres in a hectare, because 1 hectare is defined as 10000 square meters and 1 acre is defined as an area of 1 chain by 1 furlong (4046.86 square meters), that makes 10000 / 4046.86 = 2.471 acres in a hectare.
If you would like to convert from acres to hectares and also get more information and access the tables please check acres to hectares page to find out how many hectares in "x" acres.
How to convert from hectares to acres?
To convert from hectares to acres, multiply the number of hectares "x" by 2.47105.
For example, to find out how many acres there are in a hectare and a half, multiply 1.5 by 2.47105, that makes 3.7 acres in 1.5 hectares.
You may also use this area units conversion tool to convert between hectares, acres and all area measurement units.
What is a hectare?
Hectare is a metric system area unit and defined as 100 ares (hectare comes from "hecto" + "are", means 100 ares). 1 are is a 10 meters by 10 meters square. 1 hectare is a 100 meters by 100 meters square and equals to 10 000 sq. meters or 107 639 sq. feet. 1 hectare also equals to 1 square hectometer. The abbreviation is "ha".
Hectare Conversion:
1 Hectare = 0.01 Square Kilometer
1 Hectare = 1 Square Hectometer
1 Hectare = 2.47105 Acres
1 Hectare = 100 Ares
1 Hectare = 100 Square Dekameters
1 Hectare = 10 000 Square Meters
1 Hectare = 11 959.9 Square Yards
1 Hectare = 107 639.1 Square Feet
There are 10000 (ten thousand) square meters in a hectare. If you would like to convert hectares and square meters and get more information please check hectares to square meters page to find out how many square meters in "x" hectares.
There are 107639.1 square feet in a hectare. If you would like to convert hectares and square feet and get more information please check hectares to square feet page to find out how many square feet in "x" hectares.
How big is a hectare?
To understand how big an hectare is you may find the hectares to other area units conversion factors above but it might be still needed to relate it to an area that you are familiar with. Here is a short list that you may find helpful to figure out how big a hectare is:
- If your apartment or house is 100 square meters (1076.4 square feet) then you can fit 100 of them in a hectare.
- 1 Hectare is about 1.85 size of NFL Football field.
- 23 NBA basketball courts can fit in a hectare.
- The maximum size of 1 soccer (football) field is just a bit bigger (8%) than a hectare.
What is an acre?
Acre is an imperial and US Customary area unit and defined as an area of 1 chain by 1 furlong (66 feet * 660 feet). 1 acre equals to 43560 square feet, 4046.86 sq. meters and about 40% of a hectare. The abbreviation is "ac".
There are 43560 square feet in an acre. If you would like to convert acres and square feet and get more information please check acres to square feet page to find out how many square feet in "x" acres.
The list for your reference:
1 Hectare = 2.47105381 Acres
Hectares to Acres:
1/8 ha = 0.3 ac
1/4 ha = 0.61 ac
1/2 ha = 1.23 ac
1 ha = 2.47 ac
1.5 ha = 3.7 ac
2 ha = 4.94 ac
2.5 ha = 6.1 ac
5 ha = 12.35 ac
10 ha = 24.7 ac
15 ha = 37 ac
20 ha = 49.4 ac
50 ha = 123.5 ac
100 ha = 247 ac
For all conversions to find out how many acres there are in "x" hectares please check the table below. If the hectares to acres conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom table.