# Acres to Hectares

## 0.404685642 Hectares

### Acres to Hectares (How many hectares in an acre?)

It is an area conversion calculator that is used to convert Acres (ac) to hectares (ha). It has a single text field and a ‘Convert' button that initiates the conversion process. To use the calculator, enter the value in acres in the blank text field and then click on the ‘Convert' button to get the results in hectares.

##### For example;

Convert 20 acres to hectares

##### Solution

Enter the acre value 20 in the blank text field and then click the ‘Convert' button. The result in hectares will be displayed as; 8.09371284 Hectares.

Therefore, 20 Acres = 8.09371284 Hectares.

### Acres to Hectares Conversion

Enter an acre value that you want to convert into hectare and click on the "convert" button.

#### How many hectares in an acre?

The area units' conversion factor for Acres to Hectares is 0.404685642. We multiply the value in acres by the conversion factor to find out how many hectares are in an acre. Alternatively, you can use the calculator as it gives accurate results depending on the input values.

1 Acre = 0.404685642 Hectares

This means that there are 0.404685642 hectares in an acre. An acre is defined as the area of one chain (66 ft.) by one furlong (660 ft.) This is equivalent to 43, 560 sq. feet or 4046.85642 square meters. Calculated as;

= 66 x 660

= 43, 560 sq. feet (4046.85642 square meters.)

A Hectare is defined as the area of 100 acres and one acre is equal to 100 square meters. This is equivalent to 10,000 square meters.

Calculated as;

= 100 x 100

= 10,000 square meters

Afterwards, we divide the number of square meters in an acre by the number of square meters in a hectare. This can be shown as;

= 4046.85642 / 10000

= 0.404685642

##### For example

How many hectares are there on 20 acres?

##### Solution

We multiply the value in acres (20) by the conversion factor (0.404685642)

##### Calculation

= 20 x 0.404685642

= 8.09371284 Hectares

This means that there are 8.09371284 Hectares on 20 acres.

##### Definitions

An Acre is a US customary and an imperial (UK) unit of area measurement and is abbreviated as "ac". An acre is about 40% of a hectare. One Acre is equal to 4840 square yards, 43560 square feet or 4046.8564 square meters.

A Hectare is a metric system area unit abbreviated as "ha". It is mostly used for agriculture, forestry, and land measurement. One hectare is equivalent to 10,000 square meters. It is an area whose all sides measure 100 meters.