 Convert Hectares (ha) to Ares (a) | ha in a
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# Let's convert Hectares (ha) to Ares (a)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Hectares (ha) to Ares (a) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Hectares to Ares

Formula
a = ha x 100
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Ares, multiply the number of Hectares by 100.0
Hectares (ha) in 1 Are
There are 0.01 Hectares in 1 Are
Ares (a) in 1 Hectare
There are 100 Ares in 1 Hectare

## Unit Information

Hectare
/ˈhɛktɛː,ˈhɛktɑː/
Symbol: ha
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

### What is the Hectare?

The hectare is a unit of area and is a non-SI but metric unit with the symbol ha.

It represents the area equal to that of a square with edges 100m long (ie 1hm² or 10,000m²). This is the equivalent to about 2.47 acres.

Its size is down to its use primary use; that for measuring the size of land.

Are
/ɑː,ə/
Symbol: a
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

### What is the Are?

The are is a unit of area and is a non-SI but metric unit with the symbol a.

It measures exactly 100m² which is the equivalent to 0.0247 acres.

The are is the principle unit for measuring the size of land across the world.