Convert Hectares (ha) to Square Centimetres (cm²) | ha in cm²

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This quick and easy calculator will convert Hectares (ha) to Square Centimetres (cm²) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

Quick Reference for Converting Hectares to Square Centimetres

Formula
cm² = ha x 100000000
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Square Centimetres, multiply the number of Hectares by 100 million
Hectares (ha) in 1 Square Centimetre
There are 0 Hectares in 1 Square Centimetre
Square Centimetres (cm²) in 1 Hectare
There are 100000000 Square Centimetres 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.

Square Centimetre
/skwɛːˌˈsɛntɪmiːtə/
Symbol: cm²
Unit System: SI

What is the Square Centimetre?

The square centimetre is a unit of area and is a multiple of the square metre; an SI derived unit. It has the symbol cm².

A square centimetre is equal to the area of a square with edges 1cm long. There are 10,000 square centimetres in a square metre.

It is often used to describe areas smaller than 1m² - including much work in classrooms on paper.