# Square Yards - Hectares Converter

Convert between square yards (yd²) 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 yards

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 yards are there in 1 hectare?

There are 11959.900463011 square yards in 1 hectare. To convert from hectares to square yards, multiply your figure by 11959.900463011 .

### How many hectares are there in 1 square yard?

There are 8.3612736E-5 hectares in 1 square yard. To convert from square yards to hectares, divide your figure by 11959.900463011 .

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

## Hectares and square yards reference chart

Hectares Square Yards
0.1 1195.99 yd²
1 11959.9 yd²
2 23919.801 yd²
3 35879.701 yd²
4 47839.602 yd²
5 59799.502 yd²
6 71759.403 yd²
7 83719.303 yd²
8 95679.204 yd²
9 107639.104 yd²
10 119599.005 yd²
20 239198.009 yd²
30 358797.014 yd²
40 478396.019 yd²
50 597995.023 yd²
60 717594.028 yd²
70 837193.032 yd²
80 956792.037 yd²
90 1076391.042 yd²
100 1195990.046 yd²

### 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).