Convert Square Kilometers to Hectares

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

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1 sq km = 100 ha

How to Convert Square Kilometers to Hectares

conversion scale showing square kilometers and equivalent hectares area values

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

hectares = square kilometers × 100

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 square kilometers to hectares using the formula above.
5 sq km = (5 × 100) = 500 ha

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

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.

Hectares

One hectare is equal to 10,000 square meters, 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 Kilometer Measurements and Equivalent Hectare Conversions

Common square kilometer values converted to the equivalent hectare value
Square Kilometers Hectares
1 sq km 100 ha
2 sq km 200 ha
3 sq km 300 ha
4 sq km 400 ha
5 sq km 500 ha
6 sq km 600 ha
7 sq km 700 ha
8 sq km 800 ha
9 sq km 900 ha
10 sq km 1,000 ha
11 sq km 1,100 ha
12 sq km 1,200 ha
13 sq km 1,300 ha
14 sq km 1,400 ha
15 sq km 1,500 ha
16 sq km 1,600 ha
17 sq km 1,700 ha
18 sq km 1,800 ha
19 sq km 1,900 ha
20 sq km 2,000 ha
21 sq km 2,100 ha
22 sq km 2,200 ha
23 sq km 2,300 ha
24 sq km 2,400 ha
25 sq km 2,500 ha
26 sq km 2,600 ha
27 sq km 2,700 ha
28 sq km 2,800 ha
29 sq km 2,900 ha
30 sq km 3,000 ha
31 sq km 3,100 ha
32 sq km 3,200 ha
33 sq km 3,300 ha
34 sq km 3,400 ha
35 sq km 3,500 ha
36 sq km 3,600 ha
37 sq km 3,700 ha
38 sq km 3,800 ha
39 sq km 3,900 ha
40 sq km 4,000 ha

More Square Kilometer Area Conversions

US Customary
Convert to Square Miles
1 sq km is equal to 0.386102 square miles
Convert to Acres
1 sq km is equal to 247.105381 acres
Convert to Square Yards
1 sq km is equal to 1,195,990 square yards
Convert to Square Feet
1 sq km is equal to 10,763,910.4 square feet
Convert to Square Inches
1 sq km is equal to 1,550,003,100 square inches
SI Units
Convert to Square Meters
1 sq km is equal to 1,000,000 square meters
Convert to Square Centimeters
1 sq km is equal to 10,000,000,000 square centimeters
Convert to Square Millimeters
1 sq km is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 square millimeters
Other Metric Units
Convert to Ares
1 sq km is equal to 10,000 ares