Hectares to Square Kilometers Conversion

Enter the area in hectares below to get the value converted to square kilometers.

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1 ha = 0.01 sq km

How to Convert Hectares to Square Kilometers

conversion scale showing hectares and equivalent square kilometers area values

To convert a hectare measurement to a square kilometer measurement, divide the area by the conversion ratio. One square kilometer is equal to 100 hectares, so use this simple formula to convert:

square kilometers = hectares ÷ 100

The area in square kilometers is equal to the hectares divided by 100.

For example, here's how to convert 5 hectares to square kilometers using the formula above.
5 ha = (5 ÷ 100) = 0.05 sq km

Hectares and square kilometers are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Hectares

One hectare is equal to 10,000 square meters,[1] or the area of a square with 100 meter sides.

The hectare is an SI accepted unit for area for use with the metric system. In the metric system, "hecto" is the prefix for 102. Hectares can be abbreviated as ha, for example 1 hectare can be written as 1 ha.

Square Kilometers

One square kilometer is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 kilometer in length.

The square kilometer, or square kilometre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. A square kilometer is sometimes also referred to as a square km. Square kilometers can be abbreviated as sq km, and are also sometimes abbreviated as km². For example, 1 square kilometer can be written as 1 sq km or 1 km².

Hectare to Square Kilometer Conversion Table

Hectare measurements converted to square kilometers
Hectares Square Kilometers
1 ha 0.01 sq km
2 ha 0.02 sq km
3 ha 0.03 sq km
4 ha 0.04 sq km
5 ha 0.05 sq km
6 ha 0.06 sq km
7 ha 0.07 sq km
8 ha 0.08 sq km
9 ha 0.09 sq km
10 ha 0.1 sq km
11 ha 0.11 sq km
12 ha 0.12 sq km
13 ha 0.13 sq km
14 ha 0.14 sq km
15 ha 0.15 sq km
16 ha 0.16 sq km
17 ha 0.17 sq km
18 ha 0.18 sq km
19 ha 0.19 sq km
20 ha 0.2 sq km
21 ha 0.21 sq km
22 ha 0.22 sq km
23 ha 0.23 sq km
24 ha 0.24 sq km
25 ha 0.25 sq km
26 ha 0.26 sq km
27 ha 0.27 sq km
28 ha 0.28 sq km
29 ha 0.29 sq km
30 ha 0.3 sq km
31 ha 0.31 sq km
32 ha 0.32 sq km
33 ha 0.33 sq km
34 ha 0.34 sq km
35 ha 0.35 sq km
36 ha 0.36 sq km
37 ha 0.37 sq km
38 ha 0.38 sq km
39 ha 0.39 sq km
40 ha 0.4 sq km

References

  1. Cambridge Dictionary, hectare, https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/hectare