# Hectares and Acres Converter

Use this calculator to convert hectares (ha) to acres (ac) and acres to hectares. This converter is part of the full area converter tool.

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## Converting acres and hectares

In the conversion tables below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 5 decimal places (7 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.

Acres | Hectares |
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1 acre | 0.40469 hectares |

2 acres | 0.80937 hectares |

3 acres | 1.21406 hectares |

4 acres | 1.61874 hectares |

5 acres | 2.02343 hectares |

6 acres | 2.42811 hectares |

7 acres | 2.8328 hectares |

8 acres | 3.23749 hectares |

9 acres | 3.64217 hectares |

10 acres | 4.04686 hectares |

11 acres | 4.45154 hectares |

12 acres | 4.85623 hectares |

13 acres | 5.26091 hectares |

14 acres | 5.6656 hectares |

15 acres | 6.07028 hectares |

16 acres | 6.47497 hectares |

17 acres | 6.87966 hectares |

18 acres | 7.28434 hectares |

19 acres | 7.68903 hectares |

20 acres | 8.09371 hectares |

Hectares | Acres |
---|---|

1 hectare | 2.47105 acres |

2 hectares | 4.94211 acres |

3 hectares | 7.41316 acres |

4 hectares | 9.88422 acres |

5 hectares | 12.35527 acres |

6 hectares | 14.82632 acres |

7 hectares | 17.29738 acres |

8 hectares | 19.76843 acres |

9 hectares | 22.23948 acres |

10 hectares | 24.71054 acres |

11 hectares | 27.18159 acres |

12 hectares | 29.65265 acres |

13 hectares | 32.1237 acres |

14 hectares | 34.59475 acres |

15 hectares | 37.06581 acres |

16 hectares | 39.53686 acres |

17 hectares | 42.00791 acres |

18 hectares | 44.47897 acres |

19 hectares | 46.95002 acres |

20 hectares | 49.42108 acres |

### How many hectares are there in 1 acre?

There are 0.40468564224 hectares in 1 acre. To convert from acres to hectares, multiply your figure by 0.40468564224 (or divide by 2.4710538146717) .

### How many acres are there in 1 hectare?

There are 2.4710538146717 acres in 1 hectare. To convert from hectares to acres, multiply your figure by 2.4710538146717 (or divide by 0.40468564224) .

### What is an acre?

The **acre** is a unit of land commonly employed within North America and the Caribbean. It is equal to 4,047 square metres or 43,560 square feet. This measurement is roughly equivalent to 40 per cent of a hectare. Interestingly enough, the acre can trace its roots back to mediaeval times. It was defined as the area that could be ploughed in a single day with the help of an ox. One acre is approximately 76 per cent the size of a football field. Many suburban lots are between one-quarter and one-fifth of an acre in size. You can find out more about acres in the article, how big is an acre?

### 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?

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