Hectares to Square Meters Converter

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


Result in Square Meters:

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1 ha = 10,000 sq m

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How to Convert Hectares to Square Meters

To convert a measurement in hectares to a measurement in square meters, multiply the area by the following conversion ratio: 10,000 square meters/hectare.

Since one hectare is equal to 10,000 square meters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

square meters = hectares × 10,000

The area in square meters is equal to the area in hectares multiplied by 10,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 hectares to square meters using the formula above.
square meters = (5 ha × 10,000) = 50,000 sq m

How Many Square Meters Are in a Hectare?

There are 10,000 square meters in a hectare, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 ha = 10,000 sq m

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

What Is a Hectare?

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.

Learn more about hectares.

What Is a Square Meter?

One square meter is equivalent to the area of a square with sides that are each 1 meter in length.[2] One square meter is equal to 10.76391 square feet or 10,000 square centimeters.

The square meter, or square metre, is the SI derived unit for area in the metric system. A square meter is sometimes also referred to as a square m. Square meters can be abbreviated as sq m, and are also sometimes abbreviated as . For example, 1 square meter can be written as 1 sq m or 1 m².

You can use a square meters calculator to calculate the area of a space if you know its dimensions.

Learn more about square meters.

Hectare to Square Meter Conversion Table

Table showing various hectare measurements converted to square meters.
Hectares Square Meters
0.0001 ha 1 sq m
0.0002 ha 2 sq m
0.0003 ha 3 sq m
0.0004 ha 4 sq m
0.0005 ha 5 sq m
0.0006 ha 6 sq m
0.0007 ha 7 sq m
0.0008 ha 8 sq m
0.0009 ha 9 sq m
0.001 ha 10 sq m
0.002 ha 20 sq m
0.003 ha 30 sq m
0.004 ha 40 sq m
0.005 ha 50 sq m
0.006 ha 60 sq m
0.007 ha 70 sq m
0.008 ha 80 sq m
0.009 ha 90 sq m
0.01 ha 100 sq m
0.02 ha 200 sq m
0.03 ha 300 sq m
0.04 ha 400 sq m
0.05 ha 500 sq m
0.06 ha 600 sq m
0.07 ha 700 sq m
0.08 ha 800 sq m
0.09 ha 900 sq m
0.1 ha 1,000 sq m
0.2 ha 2,000 sq m
0.3 ha 3,000 sq m
0.4 ha 4,000 sq m
0.5 ha 5,000 sq m
0.6 ha 6,000 sq m
0.7 ha 7,000 sq m
0.8 ha 8,000 sq m
0.9 ha 9,000 sq m
1 ha 10,000 sq m


  1. Cambridge Dictionary, hectare, https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/hectare
  2. Collins Dictionary, Definition of 'square meter', https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/square-meter

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