 Convert Hectares (ha) to Square Kilometres (km²) | ha in km²
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# Let's convert Hectares (ha) to Square Kilometres (km²)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Hectares (ha) to Square Kilometres (km²) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Hectares to Square Kilometres

Formula
km² = ha / 100
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Square Kilometres, divide the number of Hectares by 100.0
Hectares (ha) in 1 Square Kilometre
There are 100 Hectares in 1 Square Kilometre
Square Kilometres (km²) in 1 Hectare
There are 0.01 Square Kilometres 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 Kilometre
/skwɛːˌˈkɪləˌmiːtə,kɪˈlɒmɪtə/
Symbol: km²
Unit System: SI

### What is the Square Kilometre?

The square kilometre is a unit of area and is a multiple of the square metre; an SI derived unit. It has the symbol km².

A square kilometre is equal to the area of a square with edges 1km long. There are 1,000,000 square metres in a square kilometre.

Square kilometres are often used to describe expansive areas of land due to the large unit size.