Origin of hectareFr: see hecto- and are
The definition of a hectare is 2.471 acres.
An example of a hectare is the size of a piece of property that a homeowner might buy to build their home in a rural area.
one hundred ares or 10,000 square meters or 0.01 square kilometer (11,959.9 square yards or 2.471 acres): abbrev. ha
A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres). measurement
- A unit of surface area (symbol ha) equal to 100 ares (that is, 10,000 square metres, one hundredth of a square kilometre, or approximately 2.5 acres), used for measuring the areas of geographical features such as land and bodies of water.
- With some vines as old as 70 years, they only produce about 18 hectolitres per hectare.
- The system of extensive cultivation proper to the latifondi gives an annual average gross return of about 200 lire per hectare (£3, 4s.
- There are also certain special units, such as the hectare, which is equal to a square hectometre, and the micron, which is i o l ?
- Large holdings of at least 500 hectares (a hectare equals about 22 acres) are indispensable to the profitable pursuit of extensive agriculture.