# Square Kilometers to Hectares Conversion

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

**Results in Hectares:**

## How to Convert Square Kilometers to Hectares

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:

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.

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 10^{3}. 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,^{[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 10^{2}. Hectares can be abbreviated as *ha*; for example, 1 hectare can be written as 1 ha.

## Square Kilometer to Hectare Conversion Table

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 |

## References

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