Hectares to Acres

1 hectare


2.47105381 acres

Hectares to Acres (How many acres in a hectare?)

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

For example;

Convert 8 hectares to acres


Enter the hectare value 8 in the blank text field and then click the ‘Convert' button. The result in acres will be displayed as; 19.76843048 Acres.

Therefore, 8 hectares = 19.76843048 Acres

Hectares to Acres Conversion

Enter a value that you want to convert into acres and click on the "convert" button.

How many acres in a hectare?

The area units' conversion factor for hectares to acres is 2.47105381. We simply multiply the value in hectares by the conversion factor to determine the number of acres in a hectare. Alternatively, you can use the hectares to acres conversion calculator as it gives accurate results depending on the input values.

1 hectare = 2.47105381 acres

This means that there are 2.47105381 acres in a hectare.

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

Calculated as;

= 100 x 100

= 10,000 square meters

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.)

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

= 10000 / 4046.85642

= 2.47105381 acres

For example

How many acres are in 8 hectares?


We multiply the value in hectares (8) by the conversion factor (2.47105381)


= 8 x 2.47105381

= 19.76843048 Acres

This means that there are 19.76843048 Acres in 8 hectares.


A Hectare is a metric system unit of area measurement 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.

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.