Square Kilometers - Hectares Converter


Convert between square kilometers (km²) and hectares (ha). This converter is part of the full area converter tool. Simply choose which unit you want to convert from and to, enter a value and click the 'convert' button. A reference chart can be found further down the page.

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Converting hectares and square kilometers

Some commonly asked questions are included below, as well as a reference chart. When making manual conversions, you can use the converter at the top of this page to check your answer.

How many square kilometers are there in 1 hectare?

There are 0.01 square kilometers in 1 hectare. To convert from hectares to square kilometers, multiply your figure by 0.01 (or divide by 100) .

How many hectares are there in 1 square kilometer?

There are 100 hectares in 1 square kilometer. To convert from square kilometers to hectares, multiply your figure by 100 (or divide by 0.01) .

In the chart below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 3 decimal places (6 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.

Hectares and square kilometers reference chart

Hectares Square Kilometers Square Kilometers Hectares
0.1 0.001 km² 0.1 10 ha
1 0.01 km² 1 100 ha
2 0.02 km² 2 200 ha
3 0.03 km² 3 300 ha
4 0.04 km² 4 400 ha
5 0.05 km² 5 500 ha
6 0.06 km² 6 600 ha
7 0.07 km² 7 700 ha
8 0.08 km² 8 800 ha
9 0.09 km² 9 900 ha
10 0.1 km² 10 1000 ha
20 0.2 km² 20 2000 ha
30 0.3 km² 30 3000 ha
40 0.4 km² 40 4000 ha
50 0.5 km² 50 5000 ha
60 0.6 km² 60 6000 ha
70 0.7 km² 70 7000 ha
80 0.8 km² 80 8000 ha
90 0.9 km² 90 9000 ha
100 1 km² 100 10000 ha

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 kilometer?

One kilometer (or 'kilometre' with British spelling) is equivalent to 1,000 meters. Therefore, a square kilometer can be expressed as one million square meters. This unit of distance and area can be used within landscaping, surveying and aerial photography. One square kilometer is also equal to 100 hectares. The city of Chester in the United Kingdom is roughly one square kilometer in size. The Manchester Golf Club is likewise one square kilometer in total.

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