 Convert Hectares (ha) to Square Yards (ya²) | ha in ya²
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# Let's convert Hectares (ha) to Square Yards (ya²)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Hectares (ha) to Square Yards (ya²) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Hectares to Square Yards

Formula
ya² = ha x 11959.9
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Square Yards, multiply the number of Hectares by 12 thousand
Hectares (ha) in 1 Square Yard
There are 0 Hectares in 1 Square Yard
Square Yards (ya²) in 1 Hectare
There are 11959.9 Square Yards 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 Yard
/skwɛːˌjɑːd/
Symbol: ya²
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Square Yard?

The square yard is a unit of area and is an imperial unit with the symbol ya².

One square yard is equal in area to a square with edges one yard in length. It also equals 1,296 in² and ≈ 0.836 m².

The square yard is a common unit of measurement in the UK and US.