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An are (symbol a) is a unit of surface area, equivalent to 100 square metres. The are is most familiar through its derived unit, the hectare.

1 are = 100 square metres
100 are = 1 hectare = 10,000 square meters

One are equals 1076.3910 square feet. One hectare is roughly 2.47 acres.

See also 1 E2 mē for a comparison with other areas.

External link

Conversion Calculator for Units of AREA (http://www.ex.ac.uk/cimt/dictunit/ccarea.htm)

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