How big is a hectare ? Definition and examples


A hectare is a unit for measuring the area in the metric system. 1 hectare is equal to 10,000 m2 or 107,639.1 ft2

If one hectare measures the area of a square, then each side of the square will have a length that is equal to 100 meters or approximately 328 feet.

1 hectare


The hectare is useful for measuring areas of farms and ranches.

For examples, a small farmer could have about 5 hectares of land to cultivate the land.

Suppose the average size of a house is 2000 square feet. Then 107639.1 divided by 2000 is equal to 53.81.

Therefore, you will need to put 54 houses next to one another to get to 1 hectare.

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