Square Yards - Hectares Conversion
Convert between square yards and hectares (yd2 and ha) using this area conversion tool. This converter is part of the full area converter. Simply choose whether you want to convert square yards to hectares or hectares to square yards, enter a value and click the 'convert' button. Default rounding is set to a maximum of 14 decimal places.
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How to convert hectares to square yards
You may be wondering how many square yards there are in x hectares.
To convert from hectares to square yards multiply your x figure by 11959.900463011.
How to convert square yards to hectares
Alternatively, you may want to know how many hectares there are in x square yards.
To convert from square yards to hectares multiply your x figure by 8.3612736E-5.
As part of your answer checking process, select the appropriate unit from each 'select' box in the converter tool at the top of the page, enter your figure (x) into the 'value to convert' box and click the 'Convert!' button.
What is a hectare?
One hectare is the equivalent of 100 ares (10,000 square metres). This term was first used as far back as 1795 and it continues to be associated with the measurement of land. Another way to view a hectare is as a plot which contains 2.47 acres. To get a better understanding of the size of a hectare, Trafalgar Square and an international rugby pitch are roughly equivalent to this measurement. You can find out more about hectares in the article, how big is a hectare?
What is a square yard?
Although having been somewhat replaced by the square meter, square yards are still used as a measurement of area within the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. Each side of this square is equivalent to 0.91 meters. So, a square yard is useful in industries such as surveying, land development and real estate. Some abbreviations include sq. yd., yd2, sq yd and yard^2. To get a better idea of this space, the average size of a space within a parking lot is 36 square yards in total (about 30.2 square meters).
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