Hectares to Square Meters Conversion

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1 ha = 10,000 sq m

How to Convert Hectares to Square Meters

To convert a hectare measurement to a square meter measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio.

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 hectares multiplied by 10,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 hectares to square meters using the formula above.
5 ha = (5 × 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.


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 Meters

One square meter is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 meter in length.[2]

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.

Try our square meters calculator to calculate the area of a space.

Hectare to Square Meter Conversion Table

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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