Encyclopedia > Are

  Article Content


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)

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

... the skeletal muscle that allows voluntary control over urination. In the human female, the urethra is about 1-1.5 inches (25-38 mm) long and opens in the vulva between ...

This page was created in 27.9 ms