Convert Roods (ro) to Hectares (ha) | ro in ha

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# Let's convert Roods (ro) to Hectares (ha)

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

## Quick Reference for Converting Roods to Hectares

Formula
ha = ro / 9.88
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Hectares, divide the number of Roods by 9.9
Roods (ro) in 1 Hectare
There are 9.88 Roods in 1 Hectare
Hectares (ha) in 1 Rood
There are 0.1 Hectares in 1 Rood

## Unit Information

Rood
/ruːd/
Symbol: ro
Unit System: Historic English

### What is the Rood?

The rood is a unit of area used in historic England with the symbol ro.

Its unit size is equal to 1/4 of an acre, 10,890 ft² or 1,012m². A rectangle equal to one furlong in length and one rod in width is one rood in area.

Its use was very important in surveying land because of the ease of conversion into acres from smaller sections of land.

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.

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