# hectares to acres

 From square meter (m²) hectare (ha) square kilometer (km²) square foot (ft²) acre (ac) square mile (mi²) To square meter (m²) hectare (ha) square kilometer (km²) square foot (ft²) acre (ac) square mile (mi²) ha = ? ac

This converter makes instant conversions from hectares (ha) to acres (ac). It also provides the conversion steps. To use the converter, please provide a value in the input field. The converter will begin making conversions as the values are being typed in.

### How many acres in a hectare?

A hectare (ha) is a non-SI metric unit of area. It is equal to 10,000 square meters. An acre (ac) is a unit of area in the United States (US) customary systems of measurement as well as in the British imperial system. During the 1950s and 1960s, an acre was declared to be exactly 4046.8564224 square meters based on the international yard, which has its basis in the metric system. Based on the definitions, there are = 0.40468564224 hectares in an acre and ≈ 2.4710538 acres in a hectare.

### How to convert hectares to acres

Both hectares and acres are commonly used to describe the size of lands. Since there are exactly 0.40468564224 hectares in 1 acre, the hectare to acre conversion formula is:

ac =
 ha 0.40468564224

Thus, to convert from hectares to acres, divide a value in hectares by 0.40468564224. For example, convert a land of 3.2 hectares to acres:

3.2 ha =
 3.2 0.40468564224
ac = 7.907 ac